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Missing Lakeland walker found at Black Sail hostel after night search

A missing walker was found by rescuers at a remote youth hostel as midnight approached. Members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called out...

Longest new stretch of England Coast Path opens to walkers along Yorkshire shore

The longest section of the England Coast Path so far created opened this week. The 68-mile stretch along the north Yorkshire shore from Filey Brigg...

White Cliffs of Dover latest stretch of shore to be added to England Coast Path

One of the country’s best known stretches of shoreline has been added to the England Coast Path. The White Cliffs of Dover are among 66 miles of ...

Forest sell-off fan Thérèse Coffey replaces Rory Stewart as environment minister

A proponent of selling off England’s public forests has been appointed a junior minister in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Lakeland walker seriously injured in 100ft fall on Dove Crag

A walker was seriously injured when he fell 100ft from a Lake District mountain. The 48-year-old was walking on Dove Crag on Wednesday evening when...

Rescuers in six-hour operation after walker injured in 65ft fall in Dartmoor gorge

A walker was rescued in a major operation after she fell 65ft on to rocks in a Dartmoor gorge. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton team members we...

Two runners seriously injured after falling into same gill during Lake District race

Two runners were seriously injured when they fell into the same Lake District gill in separate incidents on the same afternoon.

Elderly pair rescued after following 'easy ascent' route on Tryfan North Ridge

An elderly couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountain. The 80-year-old man from Powys and his wife, in her la...

Injured walker prompts second callout to Red Pike for Cockermouth rescuers

Rescuers were called to a Lake District mountainside for the second time in three days after a walker was injured in a fall.

Lomond national park bosses launch anti-litter Respect Your Park campaign

Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.

Angela Merkel receives walking guides from Prime Minister Theresa May

Walkers exploring the hills of northern England or the peaks of Snowdonia shouldn’t be too surprised if they come across a familiar-looking German woman.

Mountain expert urges caution for Highland Pokémon hunters

A mountain expert has warned gamers to beware if they go hunting virtual creatures in the Scottish Highlands.

Man plucked from Glyder Fach after getting stuck on scramble route

A man was plucked from a Snowdonia mountain after getting stuck while scrambling. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter was scrambled after the man ...

Brexit champion Andrea Leadsom appointed Environment Secretary

A prominent Brexit campaigner and failed Conservative party leadership candidate has been appointed Environment Secretary.

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

Four Brecon Beacons teams in operation to bring 26 Duke of Edinburgh's walkers to safety

A large group of teenagers was rescued from mountains in the Brecon Beacons national park after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

Hillwalker knocked unconsious and trapped by boulder after Snowdonia rockfall

A walker was injured when he was trapped under a rock dislodged by one of his companions on a Snowdonia mountainside.

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