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Report says people with dementia benefit from walking and outdoor activities

Walking and outdoor activities should be encouraged for people who have dementia, a report published today said.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

Snugpak's Cocoon hammock system 'works like a giant banana skin'

A hammock sleeping system that works like a big banana skin – innovation from sleeping bag experts Snugpak..

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor enthusiast

Looking for inspiration for a gift for that outdoors fanatic? We've scoured the retail universe for stocking fillers to put on your wish list for Sant...

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

Campaigners frustrated at 'pathetic' two-year Lakes and Dales decision delay

Campaigners say they are frustrated by Government delays on a proposed extension of two national parks in the North of England.

Cave rescue team complains over 'horrifying' Bear Grylls TV programme

A rescue team has posted an official complaint to television bosses over scenes in a recent programme featuring a renowned adventurer.

On test: hydration systems

Keeping up your fluid intake while undertaking outdoor activities is vital. We compared different systems designed to help you stay hydrated...

Berghaus leads winter activities for school as part of #itsgreatoutthere campaign

A leading outdoors brand gave schoolchildren a taste of adventure as part of a Europe-wide scheme to encourage people into the countryside.

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Outdoor festival set to return to Peebles after success of inaugural event

An outdoors festival will return to a Scottish Borders town after the success of the inaugural event.

Source-to-sea adventurer Rod Wellington is Aquapac's outdoor champion

A man who has set himself a 15-year challenge to travel each of the seven continents’ longest river systems has received backing from an outdoor brand.

Report reveals record number of people heading for the outdoors in England

More people than ever are heading for the great outdoors in England. Figures revealed today by the Government’s official advisers Natural England...

Take a look behind the scenes as outdoors retailer Decathlon continues UK expansion

We take a look at the research facilities and annual innovation awards of this major French retailer building a larger presence in the UK outdoor world.

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

Outdoor Show visitors will have final say on new industry award winners

Judges at a recent trade show pared down the 103 entries to the Outdoor Industry Awards to a shortlist of finalist products.

Full house for film-maker Terry Abraham at Friends of Lakes annual lecture

An IT worker turned outdoors film-maker whose movie was featured on BBC spoke to a packed house at a Lake District lecture.


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