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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...

Brexit champion Andrea Leadsom appointed Environment Secretary

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

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook will open 'unique' Welcome Way linking three towns

An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...

Scotland's national parks seek volunteer walkers to 'adopt' mountain paths

Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...

Tweed rescue team uses defibrillator for first time to save mountain biker's life

Rescuers used a defibrillator acquired by their team to help save the life of a mountain biker suffering a heart attack.

Police appeal for sightings of missing Glen Coe walker Edward Davies

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing walker in the Highlands. Two mountain rescue teams were called out to search for Edward Davies, who...

Experts to use climbing techniques to check Monsal Trail structures in Peak District

Experts will use rock-climbers’ techniques to check one of the Peak District’s most popular trails.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Kinder Trespassers 'would today be kettled and labelled extremists'

If the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass took place in 2016, its participants would likely have been kettled before getting out of the car park and labelled extremists, an outdoors expert said.

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 ...

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.

More than 100 jobs at risk as National Trust for Scotland consults on restructure

More than 100 jobs are at risk as Scotland’s biggest conservation charity looks at restructuring its departments and devolving decision making.

Stuck Peak District couple send selfie to guide rescuers to them

A couple stuck on steep ground at a Peak District beauty spot guided rescuers by sending them a selfie showing their position.

Renewed appeal as search for Glen Coe walker Edward Davies continues

Police have renewed their appeal to walkers and climbers for sightings of a missing Glen Coe walker. Edward Davies has not been seen for five days...

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

Tweed Valley rescuers complete purchase of former Melrose fire station

Mountain rescuers have bought a former fire station in the Scottish Borders to replace their present base which they have outgrown.

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