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Coastguards stage sponsored walk as Norfolk strech of Coast Path opens

A new section of the England Coast Path opened today. Coastguards undertook a sponsored walk to celebrate new access rights along 41km (25 miles) o...

'Stick together' plea from rescuers after Tryfan scrambling injury

Mountain rescuers stressed the importance of groups staying together on the hill after three men were rescued from a Snowdonia peak.

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

Ramblers welcome Government go-ahead for Isle of Wight coast path

Campaigners have welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement that it will create a coast path around the Isle of Wight.

Blàbheinn and Crinkle Crags path projects contest £24,000 awards

The John Muir Trust’s plans to repair the path to Blàbheinn on the Isle of Skye have been put forward by outdoor brand Berghaus as one of the nominees in the European Outdoor Conservation Association competition.

Second chance for Isle of Wight coast path as consultation nears end

Access campaigners are hoping for a second chance to convince the coalition Government to include the Isle of Wight in coastal access plans.

Amber weather warning as Britain's hills set for hurricane-force winds

Weather forecasters have issued amber warnings of storm-force winds on hills across northern Britain on Thursday.

England Coast Path plans drawn up for Somerset and Dover's white cliffs

The White Cliffs of Dover and the less attractive prospect of the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station are included in plans for the latest extension of the England Coast Path.

Lake District bosses hit back at George Monbiot's 'sheepwrecked' claims

Lake District representatives hit back after a campaigning journalist described the area as one of the most depressing landscapes in Europe.

Nick Clegg confirms £5m boost will see Coast Path finished by 2020

The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed plans to speed up the setting up of the coastal path around the whole of England.

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

Minister gives green light to new Somerset section of England Coast Path

The latest stretch of the English coastal path has been given the go-ahead. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs approved 90km (5...

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

Mountaineers tell Welsh minister: give us access to sea cliffs

Access laws in Wales should be simplified, mountaineers told a minister. The British Mountaineering Council said a review of legislation by the Wel...

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Ramblers welcome new timetable for England Coast Path work

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity is claiming victory in its coastal access campaign after the coalition Government published a new timetable for work on the project.

Ramblers' Westminster ice-cream van campaign aims to chime with MPs

The Ramblers brought a flavour of the seaside to Westminster to press home to MPs the economic benefit of establishing the England Coast Path.

Ramblers urge action on England Coast Path as seaside towns decline

The Ramblers’ boss is due on national television this evening to press the case for the England Coast Path.


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