Accessibility

Accessibility

We want to make the outdoor accessible for all. Find inspiration with stile-free walks and more.

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Learning to navigate with the Out There Award

Learn how the Ramblers is kickstarting young people’s journeys into the outdoors with their Out There Award and find out how to get involved.

Best stile-free walks in Britain

We asked our friends at Access TOG and Access The Dales to share their favourite stile-free walks. Whether you're a wheelchair user, a family with a buggy or recovering from an injury, these accessible routes make it easier to enjoy the great outdoors. Here are the best stile-free walks in Britain.

Debbie North

We speak to OS Champion Debbie North about accessibility in the outdoors and how she overcame her lowest points to get outside again. Since becoming a wheelchair user Debbie has campaigned tirelessly to break down barriers in all aspects of promoting accessibility for all.

Sensory walks

We’ve teamed up with the national charity Sense to support their work on a programme of sensory walks. Find out how you can better connect with nature and get the most from your next walk.

Kit Collective

Lack of diversity has long been an issue in outdoor communities across the world. The Kit Collective is a project that was started to address the issue by creating more opportunities for minorities in the outdoors and connecting brands with initiatives that support the cause.

Adaptive Grand Slam

Mission Possible. Paralympian and GetOutside Champion Mel Nicholls took on the Adaptive Grand Slam Cumbria challenge. Proof that anything's possible when it comes to getting outside with a disability.

Top 5 Accessible Walks

Debbie North, from Access The Outdoor Guide, uses a variety of off-road mobility wheelchairs to access the countryside and wants to inspire other less-mobile users to do the same through accessible wheel-friendly walks. Here are five of her favourites.

Buggy and wheelchair routes in the Lakes

Heading out into the great outdoors for a long walk is a great way to spend some time in the fresh air with the whole family. However, if you have either wheelchairs or buggies with you then it’s essential that you plan the route you want to take to ensure you don’t get stuck at a stile or immovable gate. In total, there are almost 50 great routes to take which have nothing to obstruct a buggy or wheelchair user – here is our round-up of some of the best: