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Enjoy a walk with all the family

Apr 29, 2016

If you’re living in the Edinburgh area and keen to walk with your children, Edinburgh Ramblers have just the programme of walks for you!  Relaxed and friendly, the walks are led by experienced walkers and provide a lovely opportunity to meet other parents and grandparents who enjoy family walks.


Get Walking with Sport Relief

Jan 22, 2016

Walk yourself proud with the Ramblers and Sport Relief in 2016. Whatever the challenge you set, we've got something to help you. Download the Walk Toolkit and find walks near where you live to join in.


Win a trip to the Western Isles!

Nov 11, 2015

Ramblers Scotland's Medal Routes project has launched it's Simple Pleasures challenge. Go for a walk and be in with a chance of winning this fantastic getaway. 

 


Win 2 nights in the Western Isles!

Sep 21, 2015

On October the 1st,  Ramblers Scotland's Medal Routes project will be launching it's Simple Pleasures challenge. Go for a walk and be in with a chance of winning this fantastic getaway. 

 


Win 2 nights at Gleneagles Hotel!

Jul 13, 2015

Go for a walk this August as part of Ramblers Scotland's Get Outdoors weekend and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes - over 100 on offer!


Tell us your story!

Jun 16, 2015

Has walking changed your life?  We are looking for inspiring stories that will help encourage more people to put on their walking shoes and get outside this summer.  If you've got a story to share, we'd love to hear from you. 


Win an ipad mini!

May 18, 2015

There are Medal Routes popping up all over Scotland with new walking Hubs launched almost every week.  Why not try a route near you, complete the online questionnaire to let us know how you got on and be in with a chance of winning an iPad Mini!


Want to win an ipad mini?

Mar 19, 2015

There are Medal Routes popping up all over Scotland with new walking Hubs launched almost every week.  Why not try a route near you, complete the online questionnaire to let us know how you got on and be in with a chance of winning an iPad Mini!


Winter Walking Tips

Feb 11, 2015

It may be cold outside, but that's no excuse to stay inside when you could be enjoying Scotland’s amazing outdoors! See Ramblers Scotland's tips to make sure you get the most out of walking this winter.


20 mins brisk walking is all it takes to improve health

Jan 16, 2015

Did you know that obese people who exercise can be in better health than those who don't?  A new study shows lack of exercise is killing twice as many people as obesity.


Just 5 mins walking is enough to get the happy hormones going!

Jan 6, 2015

In the news this week, Dr Andrew Murray reminds us the single best thing you can do for your health, is to be regularly physically active.

 

 


Festival of Winter Walks

Dec 4, 2014

Kick start your health this festive season and take a walk in a winter wonderland with Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks. We have lots of free, group walks to choose from.


320 short walks in your pocket!

Nov 4, 2014

Download our new mobile App to find great walks near places where you live, work of visit. It's free to download, you can create your own short walks to share with others or simply enjoy the ones we've created for you! 

 

 


Autumn Glory!

Oct 6, 2014

Scotland must be one of the best places to be in the autumn, when the leaves turn red, orange, crimson and ochre creating a kaleidoscope of colour. October is the perfect time to explore woodlands near you!


Walking a mile a day could beat cancer

Sep 11, 2014

Patients diagnosed with two of the most common cancers (breast and prostate) could reduce their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, according to new calculations by Walking for Health, run by Macmillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers.

 

 


Looking for short walks?

Aug 13, 2014

Why not download the new Medal Routes App and find lots of great short walking routes all over Scotland. Share your own routes and keep a track of your progress to become fitter and healthier.

 


Get Outdoors Weekend, 9th/10th August

Jul 10, 2014

After a summer of sporting excellence, it's your turn to plan an active weekend outdoors following the Commonwealth Games.  Make a pledge and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.


Fortnightly short walks

Jun 23, 2014

Kinross and Ochil Ramblers have started a fortnightly short walk programme for anyone in the area new to walking.  Walks are a maximum of 4 miles, 1.5 - 2 hours long - if you live locally, why not give it a go!


Help us celebrate 100 Medal Routes

Jun 10, 2014

Ramblers Scotland will officially launch the 100th Medal Route walking hub on Friday 20th June at the brand new Helix Park in Falkirk.  Why not come along and enjoy a fantastic short walk taking you up close to the famous Kelpies.

 

 

  


Practical Footpath Days

May 19, 2014

Be part of Volunteer Week this June and join Ramblers Scotland to undertake some practical footpath maintenance either in Perth on Sunday 1st June or Edinburgh Saturday 7th June.


Go for Gold!

Apr 25, 2014

If you live in Edinburgh, why not try the Gold Medal Route from Buckstone Cafe this weekend - it's a real gem of a walk around the back of the  Braid Hills, greenfields and lovely views - you wouldn't even know you're in the city!


10 Great Led Walks Coming Soon!

Mar 27, 2014

Why not join one of our free led walks along sections of the John Muir Way this Spring?  From 21 -26th April, Ramblers Scotland will be organising a series of walks open to everyone from Dunbar to Helensburgh.


Short walks in Glasgow

Mar 25, 2014

Free leisurely walk starting from Kelvingrove Gallery in Glasgow this Thursday, 27th March at 10am.  Ramblers leaders will be there to guide you and your friends on enjoyable health walks of 3 - 5 miles, for up to two hours. Why not come along!


New Walks Programme in Kinross

Mar 7, 2014

If you don't walk much but you'd like to, why not come along on the 25th March and join the Kinross and Ochil Ramblers on one of their free short walks. 


Take Your Walking Further

Feb 18, 2014

Free leisurely walks starting from Kelvingrove Gallery in Glasgow on Thursday 6th March at 10am.  Ramblers leaders will be there to guide you and your friends on enjoyable health walks of 3 - 5 miles, for up to two hours. Why not come along!


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