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Rescuers' winter warning for hillwalkers after four rescued from Helvellyn summit

A rescue team warned hillwalkers that severe winter conditions are still affecting the Lake District summits, after a group had to be rescued from England’s third-highest mountain.

Air ambulance crew treats cyclist after Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was injured after crashing while coming down a Lake District pass. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled at 12.50pm from its base n...

Friends of Lake District 'still interested' in deal for Stickle Tarn

A conservation charity has revealed it was one of the unsuccessful bidders for Stickle Tarn, which was put up for sale by Lake District bosses.

Walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury above Haweswater

A walker was rescued after slipping and injuring her ankle on a Lake District fell. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.50pm yester...

Orienteer airlifted from Claife Heights after leg injury

A woman taking part in an orienteering event in the Lake District had to be rescued when she fell and injured her leg.

Berghaus and Lake District top BBC Countryfile Magazine's readers' poll

Readers of BBC Countryfile Magazine have named Berghaus as the top outdoor brand. And the Lake District topped the awards for UK’s national parks...

Two walkers suffer broken ankles in separate Lakeland falls

wo walkers suffered broken ankles in separate incidents on Lake District fells. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 11.30am today ...

MP Tim Farron steps up Stickle Tarn sell-off campaign with Commons motion

A Lake District MP is calling on the national park authority to halt the sale of a mountain tarn and its surrounding area.

Keswick exhibition will mark anniversary of Wainwight's 'love letter' to Lakeland

A new exhibition will examine author Alfred Wainwright’s love affair with the Lake District. Wainwright, the author of the celebrated Pictorial G...

Campaigners fight Lowther's second attempt for White Moss development

Campaigners are objecting to a second attempt by a Cumbrian landowner to build a visitor centre on a Lake District common.

Climber with injured ankle winched from Dow Crag after fall

A climber was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring her ankle in a fall. The woman was descending Dow Crag yesterday when she fell...

Lake District sells two properties, but keeps Stickle Tarn – for now

A Lake District beauty spot will remain in public hands for the time being after national park bosses failed to find a suitable buyer.

National parks 'at crossroads' as campaigners call for halt to cuts

Campaigners have called for an end to cuts in national park budgets as the UK general election approaches.

Peers and campaigners call on Lake District bosses to halt Stickle Tarn sell-off

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has joined the chorus of condemnation of national park bosses’ plans to sell off chunks of the Lake District.

Lost Lake District walkers safe after major search by more than 40 rescuers

A major search for missing walkers on the Lake District fells ended when the group managed to find its own way off the mountains.

Call off Stickle Tarn sale, MP Tim Farron tells Lakes authority

A Lake District MP is continuing his fight against the national park authority’s plan to sell off a mountain beauty spot.

Rescuers' winter warning after Lakeland walkers get in to difficulties on fells

Mountain rescuers have warned walkers that wintry conditions still have a hold on the Lake District tops, after two incidents involving people getting into difficulties on the high fells.

How I cheated death after a fall on an icy Lake District mountainside

Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...


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