Tag Archives: National Trust

Hidcote’s hidden story

Thanks to the Open Spaces Society’s objection to the diversion of blocked paths in Hidcote garden in 1989 we have additional routes for the public. Continue reading

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Worcestershire’s welcome to walking

Worcestershire Ramblers organised a welcome to walking weekend at Hanbury Hall. Continue reading

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Out and about at Stackpole

Ramblers’ Welsh Council was at Stackpole on the Pembrokeshire coast with great opportunities for walking. Continue reading

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Len’s copse

We celebrated Len Clark’s immense contribution to the outdoor movement, at an event organised by the National Trust at Polesden Lacey. Continue reading

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Len the living legend

Len Clark is 100 today, happy birthday Len! Continue reading

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Eisteddfod tradition continues

This year the Ramblers and Open Spaces Society organised the walk from the Eisteddfod in Abergavenny. Continue reading

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‘To venge the common right’

On the night of 6 March 1866, 120 navvies marched from Tring Station to Berkhamsted Common in Hertfordshire to fell the unlawful fencing erected by the landowner Lord Brownlow.  To celebrate the 150th anniversary of this event the National Trust … Continue reading

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