Seeking enhancements that support disabled access and rambling

*National Parks 70th Anniversary Ramble

*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 in the Peak District together with other disabled ramblers and many walkers. The event was filmed for a future edition of Countryfile. Judy says, ” […]

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

*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 the opening of a new gate, signage and path at Ditchling Beacon, East Sussex to enable us to access this new route of approximately 5.5 […]

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*Brownsea Island and Dorset Wildlife Trust

*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, powerchairs, etc. Early in 2018 DR was asked to assist in a photo shoot organised by the National Trust in an effort to publicise the […]

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*National Land Access Centre

*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 variety of gates and other barriers have been installed, primarily by our member Tom Bindoff, with the aim of educating all who have an […]

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*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, British Sign Language (BSL) tours and more.  To help them further please consider voting for them at the National Lottery Awards 2018 where they are […]

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*Help get Barriers Removed

*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 major review of the walking and cycling routes of the National Cycle Network and would love to hear your views. Your responses will help to […]

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*Ross Walking Festival

*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 The Ross Buggy Route is a four-mile circuit that passes through and around the town talking in  some of the town’s landmarks and attractive rural […]

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* Kingley Vale Nature Reserve

* 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 the Kingley Vale Nature Reserve near Chichester.  We are pleased to report that there are now two new kissing gates that will enable better access […]

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