Rescuers had to go to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who got stuck on a climbing crag in the Northumberland national park.
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.
A woman was treated and rescued by air ambulance staff after she injured her ankle while walking on Hadrian’s Wall.
The results of a curious exercise in giving some of Britain’s finest landscapes new names have been revealed.
A walking festival kicks off this weekend in the northern reaches of the Pennines, with a Wainwright theme linked to his first ever long-distance walk.
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.
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.
A new supporters’ club has been formed to promote a long-distance route first walked by Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright 74 years ago.
A leading long-distance athlete is preparing to run across the Alps in a 1,000-mile challenge to raise cash for charity.
A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was trampled by cows and another was also hospitalised after a separate incident involving cattle.
An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...
The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.
A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.
Next month will see a date a publisher says marks the handing over of Lakeland guidebook baton to a new generation.
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 ...
Britain’s biggest walking campaigning organisation called for the setting up of a charity trust to oversee England’s national trails.
The Government’s official body for the outdoors today outlined plans to bring localism to England’s national trails.
A broadcaster, music presenter and journalist is following up his bestselling book with a collection of tales from his wanderings on the British fells.