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Mountaineers welcome decision on Ben Wyvis windfarm appeal

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision to reject an appeal against the refusal to allow a windfarm on the slopes of a prominent Highland mountain.

National trail apps bring Bram Stoker's Dracula to life for Whitby walkers

Visitors on a national trail will be able to experience gothic horror as they walk in the footsteps of a famous Victorian author.

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Work begins to restore popular footpath on Assynt mountain Quinag

Work has begun on repairing a footpath on a popular Highlands mountain. Local workers will restore the route on Quinag in Assynt, where walkers’ ...

Plans revealed for latest section of England Coast Path in Dorset

The Government’s official outdoors body has published plans for the latest stretch of the proposed England Coast Path.

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.

Plans revealed for latest Kent section of England Coast Path

The Government’s body on the outdoors has published plans for the latest section of the England Coast Path.

Scots Government unveils plans for 30 new long-distance trails

The Scottish Government has announced ambitious plans to add 30 new long-distance routes to its network of trails in a bid to equal the best in Europe.

Met Office says 2014 was warmest year on record

Last year was the UK’s warmest on record, the Met Office said. Provisional figures released by the country's official weather forecasters show th...

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

Landslip leads to South West Coast Path closure in Devon

Police have warned walkers to steer clear of a section of Britain’s longest national trail after part of it collapsed into the sea.

Campaigners call for inquiry into North York Moors plan for world's biggest potash mine

A charity is calling for a public inquiry into plans for a giant potash mine in the North York Moors.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...


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