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New England Coast Path stretch opens part of Norfolk shore to walkers for first time

A stretch of the Norfolk coast is being opened to walkers for the first time. The latest section of the England Coast Path includes three new miles...

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

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...

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.

Dartmoor search team finds two coast path bodies in hunt for missing David Cauldwell

Two bodies were found after rescuers joined a search for a missing Torquay man. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton members were called out on Tue...

Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

Kayakers urged to take care as search continues for missing paddler Jason Chung Yai-Ho

Police are appealing to paddlers to be prepared before they take to the water. The plea from Police Scotland came after a major search for a missin...

National Trust and Ramblers welcome Rory Stewart's Coast Path 2020 pledge

Two major charities have welcomed the news that England’s coastal path is on course for completion in five years’ time.

Ramblers say England Coast Path 'out in cold' in Chancellor's statement

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity said it was concerned the England Coast Path had been left out in the cold in Chancellor’s autumn statement.

Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

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.

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

Photographer Ian Cameron snaps up Scottish landscape prize with 'ancient Pentax'

A photographer who eschews modern digital equipment has snapped up first prize in a landscape competition.

Government approves 70-mile section of England Coast Path along North Sea shore

The longest stretch of England’s coastal path so far proposed was given approval by the Government today.

Minister Rory Stewart pledges England Coast Path cash is safe

A Westminster environment minister has pledged that cash for the England Coast Path is safe. Rory Stewart, parliamentary under-secretary at the Dep...

National trail volunteers enjoy coastal walks during Whitby meeting

Volunteers from England and Wales’s official long-distance paths met in a national park at the weekend.


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