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UFRC 2017 AGM Welcomes 4 New Committee Members

Posted on October 26th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

The UFRC AGM was recently held on Saturday 14th October in Castlewellan Forest Park. The event organised by UFRC and hosted by Spartan Red Sox Walking Club was well attended.. Read more

UFRC Open Weekend 2017 Success

Posted on October 26th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

Over 90 people put on their walking boots/shoes and tried walking with their local rambling club as part of this years UFRC Open Weekend. Walks took place in the Mournes,.. Read more

Get Outside for National Map Reading Week

Posted on October 16th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

This week (16-22 October) marks National Map Reading Week- giving people the opportunity to get outside and brush up on their map reading skills. The national week, run by Ordnance Survey.. Read more

Annual General Meeting – Saturday 14 October 2017

Posted on September 20th, 2017 · Posted in Events, Latest News

On behalf of the Executive Committee the membership from the affiliated clubs are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting on Saturday 14 October. The venue for this year’s meeting.. Read more

25+ years of BARF and upcoming 25th Anniversary of the first Irish Ascent of Everest

Posted on August 9th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

A talk will be held at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre next month. The event, which will take place at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre on 8 September, will discuss the history.. Read more

Proposed Windfarm for Mourne Mountains – Planning Application Reference Number: P/2015/0218/F (as amended)

Posted on July 7th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs [UFRC] on behalf of its members, submitted a response letter of objection, regarding the Amended Planning Application to construct a commercial wind turbine farm,.. Read more

Ballykeel Windfarm judicial review

Posted on June 29th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

UFRC has been granted leave to Judicially Review a decision made by Mid and East Antrim Council to grant full planning permission for a seven turbine windfarm at Ballykeel near.. Read more

UFRC Spring Gathering Highlights

Posted on May 26th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

The first UFRC Spring on Saturday 4th March 2017 was a huge success. The event which was held in Greenmount Agricultural College, Co. Antrim attracted walk enthusiasts from across Northern.. Read more

Wee Binnians Walking Festival Programme 2017

Posted on May 18th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

22nd – 24th September 2017 This Festival offers an action packed programme of guided mountain and lowland walks in the Mournes, Slieve Gullion and Cooley Mountains over varying distances and.. Read more

New walks open on one of Ireland’s most iconic headlands

Posted on April 26th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

Both of its names, Benmore and Fairhead, certainly reflect one of the most dramatic headlands in all of Ireland.  Benmore from the Gaelic An Bhinn Mhór, means the great cliff.. Read more