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Four-tonne paper bridge installed in Grisedale at foot of Helvellyn

Walkers in the Lake District have the chance to view an artistic addition to the landscape. The bright red PaperBridge straddles a beck in Grisedal...

Thousands of teens prepare for weekend's Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor

Thousands of young people are gearing up for the annual test of endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.

Road closed while Ogwen Valley rescuers bring walkers to safety from rocky crags

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with four callouts. At one stage, a main road had to be temporarily cl...

Cyclists will benefit from new hostel facilities in £¼m YHA project

Cyclists will benefit from a major investment at youth hostels across England and Wales. Internal and external bike locking facilities, bike pump s...

Lomond national park board approves camping ban extension on loch shores

A national park authority has approved plans to ban camping along lochshores in its area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs authority’s board today u...

Walkers prepare to celebrate Pennine Way's 50th anniversary this weekend

Walkers will gather this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Britain’s first long-distance national trail.

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Friends group says its offer for Blencathra has been accepted in principle

A community group said its offer has been accepted for a Lake District mountain that was put up for sale by its owner.

Mountaineering body backs £15 Stanage sticker scheme

The British Mountaineering Council has backed a scheme for members of the public to contribute to the upkeep of one of the Peak District’s top climbing venues.

National park workers and volunteers repair flood-hit Wensleydale footpath

A flood-hit footpath in the Yorkshire Dales has been repaired to make the going easier for walkers. The route along the River Ure between Askrigg a...

Prince Edward meets Peak District outdoor volunteers during Stanage visit

A royal visitor to the Peak District heard about the importance of Stanage Edge to climbers. Prince Edward also presented an award to the British M...

Part-time farmer Douglas Chalmers is new Friends of Lake District director

A conservation charity in Cumbria has a new director. Farmer Douglas Chalmers is the new head of the Friends of the Lake District, which represents...

'Step off the paths and erode idea of trespass', ex-Ramblers boss tells Kinder crowd

A former Ramblers boss urged outdoor enthusiasts to start stepping off rights of way in a quest to erode the concept of trespass.

First mountain rescue in England for new civilian Coastguard helicopter

One of the country’s new civilian search and rescue helicopters was used for the first time in a live mountain rescue in England this week.

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

In search of solitude: hillwalking pair reveal the Remotest Hills of Wales

For those who want to escape the madding crowds, Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams have researched Wales's remotest mountains, though some results may come as a surprise.

Heads up as sock brand Bridgedale adds range of hats to its collection

Best known for its socks, UK brand Bridgedale now has a range to keep your head warm as well as your toes.

Family of four rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A family of four was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia peak. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out yest...

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