The man charged with promoting access to the countryside in England stands accused of unblocking a right of way on his farm only being grilled by MPs about footpaths on his land.
Oxfordshire farmer Poul Christensen will continue as the boss of the Government’s advisory body on the outdoors.
Natural England has 'refreshed' its countryside code. How well do you know its provisions?...
A project to save some of the peat uplands of northern England will benefit from a £5½m European grant.
As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..
The acting chair of the Government’s advisory body on the natural environment has been confirmed as its head.
Kinder Scout, the upland plateau at the centre of the historic fight for access to England’s mountains, is to become a national nature reserve.
Some of the best walking country in the North-West of England could be afforded further protection with the extension to two national parks.
Britain’s biggest walking charity has handed a petition bearing thousands of names to the Government, urging it to rethink its plans for national trails in England.
England’s third-longest national trail was officially opened today by actor Martin Clunes. The television star cut a ribbon at Far Moor Bridge ne...
The decision to recommend the enlargement of two English national parks has been hailed as a victory for commonsense.
Campaigners are pressing for urgency in the setting up of the coastal path round England. The plea came as Natural England, the Government’s offi...
More bits of Cumbria could find themselves in the Yorkshire Dales under a planned expansion of two northern English national parks.
Typical! You wait more than70 years for landmark outdoors laws and then two come along at once. Campaigners have been reacting to what the Open Spa...
England’s new coastal path should be the envy of the world, urged the Ramblers’ chief. More than a third of the country’s coastline has no of...
The head of the Government’s advisory organisation on outdoor matters has died after a long illness.