Ramblers Web Site
For information on all aspects of walking, visit the Ramblers website at www.ramblers.org.uk/ which offers a vast amount of walking information.
The latest Walk magazine can now be found at magazine of the Ramblers.
Are we insured? The guide to the Ramblers' civil liability insurance for groups is available on the Ramblers website. As you will see, non-advertised walks are not covered and insurance is the same for members and non-members, although only for three taster walks after which non-members are not covered.
The Blue Book Extra is an online resource for readers of Rights Of Way: A Guide to Law and Practice (commonly referred to as the 'Blue Book'). It can be found at on the Ramblers web site under Blue Book Extra.
Holidays in the UK or just out for the day and need a change of scenery, go and have a look as Ramblers Group Walks Finder. Find the nearest Ramblers group to your holiday or chosen area, check their walks programme and join them on one of their walks. It’s suggested you telephone the contact number in advance.
Other local Ramblers websites
Essex Area Update, a newsletter of the Essex Ramblers, which gives details of Essex events and points of interest is available by visiting the website at www.essexarearamblers.co.uk and its December update.
All Ramblers walking groups can be accessed from the Group Walks Finder on the Ramblers website. Some of the groups closer to home are Colchester, Stour Walking, Chelmer & Blackwater, Maldon & Dengie, East Essex Friends and Hike Essex.
There is also a web site which lists walks which can be downloaded and printed free of charge as follows: www.walkinginessex.co.uk
You may also be interested in the Inner London Ramblers web site which has lots of news of walks available in and around the Capital.
Dedham Vale & Stour Valley Project details can be found at www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org
Grid References and Post Codes can be found by visiting www.streetmap.co.uk
"Where’s the path?" mapping programme -displays an Ordinance Survey map next to Google Imagery. The programme enables the user to plot a walk and print it out. For more information click here
The Open Spaces Society has been campaignig for over for 150 years - follow this link for more information