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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.

Ramblers and mountaineers urge Government action on England Coast Path

Two outdoor bodies have urged the coalition Government to pull its socks up and get on with the establishment of the coastal path round England.

National Trust: Scots feel they have no voice on landscape decisions

Most Scots feel they have no voice in the way the nation’s countryside is managed. Almost three-quarters polled by the National Trust for Scotlan...

One-fifth of Scotland is wild land, says Government body

One-fifth of Scotland has been classified as wild land in a map published by the official outdoors body.

Rescue teams free scores of trapped motorists as blizzards hit Cumbria

Mountain rescuers were called out to help motorists and residents in Cumbria as blizzards swept the West of the county.

Walkers at St Cyrus reserve greeted by huge lumps of lard after storms

Four huge lumps of lard have been washed ashore on a nature reserve after recent storms. The bizarre finds are among a collection of oddities found...

The outdoors world in 2012: our backward glance at the year past

Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.

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.

Campaigners condemn 'myopic' rejection of Isle of Wight coast access

Access campaigners have condemned the coalition Government’s ‘myopic’ decision not to extend coastal access to the Isle of Wight.

English Coast Path faces Government axe, Ramblers say

The planned path around the coast of England is in danger of being axed, according to the country’s leading walking charity.

Carey Davies takes up hillwalking post at British Mountaineering Council

Two-thirds of the British Mountaineering Council’s members say they are first and foremost hillwalkers, despite the public perception the organisation caters mainly for climbers.

Outdoor fan Kyleigh Hill will celebrate 30th birthday with 30 charity challenges

An outdoors fan will celebrate a milestone birthday year with a set of challenges that will see her cover the equivalent distance between her home and Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.

Campaigners' dismay as Cumbria Hadrian's Cycleway plans given go-ahead

Campaigners have expressed their dismay at plans to allow a cycle path on common land in Cumbria. The Open Spaces Society said, although it was in ...

Walkers in South-West warned of landslide danger following heavy rain

Walkers in south-west England are being warned to take care after the Met Office issued a landslide warning.


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