A former apprentice mechanic who worked his way up to be chief of one of the UK’s biggest bus companies will be the new head of the National Trust for Scotland.
Visitors to a film festival will be urged to help an appeal for a helicopter landing pad at a hospital that treats many injured climbers and walkers.
The Scottish Government should consider regulating mountain guides, a sheriff said. Sheriff Derek Pyle made the recommendation following a fatal ac...
A footpath up a munro on the Isle of Skye has been restored using a grant and donations from supporters.
Campaigners say walkers will have the chance to open up previously closed stretches of land. The Open Spaces Society is urging outdoor enthusiasts ...
Four-legged friends will benefit from charity efforts by fans of the late author Alfred Wainwright. Search dogs and their handlers, along with an a...
A woman who led teams reducing flood risks across England has been appointed boss of the Peak District National Park Authority.
Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival have unveiled plans for the five-day event in February.
The coalition Government has announced that the air rescue control centre will be moved from Moray in Scotland to Fareham in Hampshire and combined with the National Maritime Operations Centre.
Walkers in Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a survey to have their say on the great outdoors.
An emergency call from two walkers lost in the Lake District was picked up by police on the Isle of Man.
A group of teenagers helped repair a Yorkshire Dales hillside footpath – then tackled a sponsored walk up the fell to help future conservation work.
Plans for a zipwire in a quiet Lake District valley have been dropped after residents voted overwhelmingly against the proposal.
A walker had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Pennine Way. The 79-year-old man was walking on the national trail near Cowling i...
Almost a million pounds of lottery cash will be spent trying to halt the decline in one of Scotland’s rare endangered species.
Outdoor enthusiasts have won a battle to have their views heard over the controversial resurfacing of a Peak District bridleway.
A new section of the England Coast Path opened today. Coastguards undertook a sponsored walk to celebrate new access rights along 41km (25 miles) o...
A Peak District mountain rescue team has decided to donate cash from its annual Christmas fundraiser to another appeal.