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Scotland to gain new Great Trossachs nature reserve, but lose six others

Scotland will gain one new national nature reserve, but lose six, the Government’s advisory body has decided.

Police say missing Cuillin walker Thierry Coffie has been found

A walker missing in the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye has been found. Police Scotland said that French visitor Thierry Coffie was traced on Wed...

Body of missing Skye tourist Kamai Yusuke found on Trotternish Ridge

The body of a missing holidaymaker has been found on a ridge on the Isle of Skye. Kamai Yusuke, 29, from Japan, had been reported missing after fai...

Second Ben Nevis walker dies in fall from Carn Mòr Dearg Arête

A second walker has died after falling from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain. The man, in his 50s and from the Aboyne area, was with two oth...

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

Harris Mountain Festival includes eagle-spotting Segway trek

Visitors to a mountain festival on a Hebridean island will be able to take part in a Segway trek in search of eagles.

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

Head for heights needed as Iain Miller climbs Donegal sea stack Cnoc na Mara

If you don't have a head for heights, you may want to skip this vertiginous video from climber Iain Miller.

Plans revealed for latest section of England Coast Path in Dorset

The Government’s official outdoors body has published plans for the latest stretch of the proposed England Coast Path.

AgustaWestland rescue helicopters go into service as Lydd base opens

A new civilian search and rescue helicopter base has begun operations in south-east England. The Bristow-operated AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters ...

Christopher Reddick named as walker who died in Grey Corries

Police have named the walker whose body was found in the Grey Corries in Lochaber. Christopher Reddick of Ascot in Berkshire failed to return from ...

Body of third Lochaber walker found after search in Grey Corries

The body of a missing hillwalker has been found in the Highlands. The discovery brought the death toll of walkers in Lochaber in the past week to t...

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Work begins to restore popular footpath on Assynt mountain Quinag

Work has begun on repairing a footpath on a popular Highlands mountain. Local workers will restore the route on Quinag in Assynt, where walkers’ ...

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

Major weekend search fails to find missing Nevis walker Tom Brown

A major search by rescuers over the weekend has failed to find a walker missing in the Highlands. Tom Brown was last seen 10 days ago in the Glen N...

Two Duke of Edinburgh's groups helped from Kinder Scout in eight-hour rescue

More than 60 rescuers and a Coastguard helicopter were involved in an eight-hour operation to help two Duke of Edinburgh’s Award groups in difficulty on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Western Beacons rescuers invite public to see them practise at Rhossili

A mountain rescue team is inviting members of the public to join it at a south Wales beauty spot. Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team m...


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