• The Ramblers Association home page. Their aims, public rights of way – your questions answered, local area groups – forthcoming walks calendars, and lots more.
  • The Open Spaces Society a charity campaigning to protect common land, village greens and public rights of way since 1865. Britain’s oldest conservation body.
  • The National Trust, founded by two OSS pioneers, is responsible for acquiring not only the houses that it is probably best known for, but many areas of threatened countryside and preserving access to miles of footpaths.
  • Ordnance Survey, the government body responsible for issuing maps detailing all the footpaths in the U.K. The Explorer series of 1:25,000 maps provide the detail that walkers need.
  • The Woodland Trust, the UK’s leading charity dedicated to the protection & expansion of our native woodland heritage.  They care for over 1,000 sites, old & new, most of which are open to the public.