This latest edition of the guidebook to the Cairngorms' winter climbing routes details more than 500 routes.
The Lakes poets are credited with turning a hitherto disregarded wild area of England into a honeypot for tourists.
In 1773, Samuel Johnson joined his Scots friend James Boswell in a tour of the Hebrides that would produce not one but two accounts of the journey through the Highlands to the islands.
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Why? It's the hardest question. The who, what, where, when and even the how can usually be dispatched with a cursory examination of basic facts. But w...
Every journey should have a goal; so said that lukewarm aficionado of the Pennines Alfred Wainwright.
The number of rescues we report here on grough is testament to the potential dangers of walking on Britain’s hills and mountains.
Public Safety and Risk Assessment By David J Ball and Laurence Ball-King Is Britain wrapped in cotton wool.
The UK’s County Tops Jonny Muir The book is journalist-turned-teacher Jonny Muir’s logical follow-up to his 2009 travelogue Heights of Madness, which charted his 5,000-mile trip three years earlier in which he cycled the length of Britain summiting the highest point in 91 historic counties.
Most of us, when we head out into the country, gravitate to the paths that criss-cross our land. Our eye is instinctively drawn to those little gre...
What goes through a fellwalker’s mind as he or she slogs up a Lakeland mountain? Often it’s concentration on route finding; a brief stop to adm...
On test: Original Buff/Polar Buff I must admit, that when I was first handed a circular piece of light, patterned material known as a Buff, and asked to ‘try it out’ I was a bit bemused as to where to start.
A former Prime Minister once put at the top of his priorities: education, education, education. It’s not a bad idea, especially if your priorities a...