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Seeking enhancements that support disabled access and rambling

  • Disabled Ramblers – Campaigning to Improve Access

    Access Campaigning Report 2019  As you may know, in addition to running rambles, we do a great deal of campaigning to improve access to the countryside.  The attached report is […]

  • Barriers Set to Fall in Reading

    Thanks to campaigning by Margaret Pawson, National Cycle Route 4 in Reading is to have restrictive barriers removed. In an interview with the Reading Chronical,  Margaret said the improvements “will […]

  • DR Tramper used at Opening Ceremony

    National Nature Reserve named ‘Dragonfly Hotspot’ Thursley National Nature Reserve’s unique wetland habitat was recently officially recognised as a ‘Dragonfly Hotspot’ by the British Dragonfly Society (BDS). When Lord Blencathera, […]

  • *June 19 Regional Ramble – Winchcombe Path Opening – Inaugural Ramble

      For more photos please click here Winchcombe Path opening – with Disabled Ramblers and Cotswold Voluntary Wardens – Wednesday 12th June 2019. Back in 2015 our DR member, Eileen Scannell, […]

  • *Accessibility Presentation

        A presentation by John Cuthbertson, Chairman of Disabled Ramblers recorded during the Outdoor Recreation Network (ORN) “Open to All? Accessibility in the Outdoors” seminar and site visit on […]

  • *2019 MOD Access Forum

    On the 8th May, Arthur represented the Disabled Ramblers at the annual MOD Access Forum.  Below is what the MOD reported about the event:   The MOD Access Forum: Working […]

  • *Helping the FC understand Access Options

    Senior staff from the Forestry Commission met yesterday (23/4/2019) at the National Land Access Centre, Aston Rowant. Staff included their Recreation Manager, the Head of Marketing & Supporter Development, the Head […]

  • *Langford Lakes Trampers

    Disabled Ramblers have loaned a couple of their old Trampers.  These have been replaced this year and were surplus to our requirements.  I have been working with the Wiltshire Wildlife […]

  • *National Parks 70th Anniversary Ramble

    70 years ago the act to establish National Parks was passed by parliament. In celebration, members of the Disabled Ramblers took part in a ramble from Castleton to Mam Tor […]

  • *October Ditchling Beacon new gate and path opening – South Downs, Sussex.

      To see more photos please click here. Ditchling Beacon new gate & path opening on the South Downs, Sussex. On the 26th of October 2018, Bob and I attended […]

  • *Brownsea Island and Dorset Wildlife Trust

    For more photos click the link. Brownsea Island – DR working with the National Trust & Dorset Wildlife Trust during 2018 to make the Island more accessible for scooters, wheelchairs, […]

  • *National Land Access Centre

     Friday 14th September 2018 saw the opening by the Deputy Chairman of Natural England, Lord Blencathra, of the National Land Access Centre at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve. A wide […]

  • *Heritage Ability Voting Now Closed

    Countryside Mobility is the Devon-based charity which places Trampers and Wheelyboats at locations across the Southwest – and further north. Their new venture, Heritage Ability, is creating Easy Read guides, […]

  • *Help get Barriers Removed

    The National Cycle Network has some great routes for the disabled – but many have barriers. Help remove them by completing this survey:   SUSTRANS are carrying out a […]

  • *Ross Walking Festival

    The organisers of the Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival are running an accessible ramble: Sunday 13th September 2018 Walk 15 – Tour de Ross by Buggy – 4 miles easy – 11:00am to 1:30pm […]

  • * Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

    “In the South, Bob and Val – with help from Disabled Ramblers – have been trying to help the South Downs National Park and Natural England with kissing gates into […]