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Jimmy Savile's former Glencoe home daubed with abusive graffiti

Police in the Highlands say a house formerly owned by Jimmy Savile has been daubed with abusive slogans.

Britain's commons at risk from secret 'filching' of land, says Open Spaces Society

Britain’s ancient commons are in danger from surreptitious ‘filching’ by companies and individuals, a campaign group says.

Wainwright's signature will adorn Coast to Coast route as waymarking approved

A long-distance route tackled by thousands of walkers every year will be officially waymarked after authorities approved the move.

Wainwright Society plea to Coast to Coast walkers: take a map

Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright have warned walkers following his Coast to Coast Walk to equip themselves with a map and compass.

Girl rescued after Doctor's Gate leg injury

A girl was stretchered from a Peak District hillside after falling and injuring her herself. The 12-year-old was with a group of Scouts from Market...

Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach from Glencoe

A grand day out in fine mountain scenery takes in two munros and one munro top from this imposing Highland glen.

Campaigners say ancient rights of way must not be lost as deadline looms

Access campaigners said the Government must not implement a cut-off date on rights of way until all missing paths have been recorded.

Wainwright notes will go on display after auction success for fans

Unique notes by Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright will go on show to the public after aficionados of the late guidebook creator helped secure them in an auction today.

Whisky and walking combine in guidebook launch

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to meet guidebook authors and sample malt whisky at an event in July.

Mountaineers say Allt Duine windfarm would leave mountain scarred

Opponents of a proposed windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains said it would leave the landscape scarred by redundant tracks and land despoiled by concrete and steel at the end of its life.

Deadline approaches for Wales right-to-roam consultation

Wales’s official outdoors body said the deadline for representations on open access land is approaching.

Beinn a’Chlaidheimh no longer a munro: official

The number of munros in Scotland is now officially 282, after the downgrading of a contentious peak to corbett status.

Rescuers warned after Coast to Coast group rescued twice in two days

Mountain rescuers today issued a warning – to colleagues along the Coast to Coast Walk route – after a hapless group had to be rescued twice in two days.

Government seeks public views on coastal access to Dover's White Cliffs

Proposals for public access to one of England’s best known stretches of coastline have been published.

Fleece, soft-shell and puffy jacket all in one from The North Face

The North Face's new Polar Hooded Jacket uses innovative design to combine the attributes of a fleece, a soft-shell and a puffy garment.

Work begins on Yorkshire Three Peaks diversion route

Footpath work will start shortly on a popular challenge trail in the Yorkshire Dales. The project will involve walkers on the Three Peaks Challenge...

Writer's workshops will take in walks to Pennine landmarks

A keen walker and runner will run a series of writing workshops that incorporate walks to landmarks in the South Pennines.

Grid reference signs bid to help lost Snowdon walkers

A trial on Wales’s highest mountain to help disoriented walkers may lead to fewer calls for help. Small plaques bearing grid references have been...


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