National park leaders have welcomed a coalition Government decision not to allow disused barns to be converted to houses.
Areas of outstanding national beauty and national parks will not now be included areas where planning permission should be given to convert agricultural buildings to homes
Rescuers were called out to Wales’s highest mountain for the third time in three days to help walkers caught out by winter conditions.
Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly before 1pm on Thursday after two men called for help in the area above the Clogwyn Coch cliffs
Intrepid hillwalkers are being offered the chance to bid for a trip up England’s third-highest mountain in the company of lifesaving experts.
Nine places are on offer through an eBay auction to walk up Helvellyn in the company of the Lake District’s felltop assessors who provide real-life reports on mountain conditions for walkers
A walker was injured in the second fall in two days at the same place on Wales’s highest mountain.
Rescuers were called out about 1.10pm today after the 53-year-old woman, from Brentwood in Essex, slid 300ft down the Pyg Track on Snowdon, landing within 20ft of where a walker was rescued yesterday
Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.
High-powered rally will blast through Grizedale, Wythop and Whinlatter Forests on Saturday as the 39th Malcolm Wilson Rally is staged in the area
A mountain rescue team launched its boat to go to the aid of a soggy dog which fell in a Cumbrian lake.
Two walkers were airlifted from a Glencoe mountain after spending the night on the peak. The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter battled 60mph...
Two walkers were rescued from the top of England’s highest peak after getting lost in the dark. The pair called for help from the 977m (3,205ft) ...
Bosses at one of Scotland’s ski resorts are looking at the possibility of building chalets and huts to accommodate outdoors enthusiasts.
A walker was airlifted from Wales’s highest mountain after falling more than 300ft. The 31-year-old from London was coming down from the 1,085m (...
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A group of climbers had to be rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting into difficulties. Four men and one woman were in a student group tac...
A runner was rescued after falling and breaking her leg on a fell in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 5.35p...
Volunteers from a south Wales mountain rescue team will carry a stretcher over a 50km route to mark their 50th anniversary.
New enthusiasts will be offered skills courses in walking the hills from next month, and a new leadership award for lowland countryside will be launched.
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