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Longest new stretch of new England Coast Path opens in Somerset

The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...

Police helicopter joins search as injured man rescued from South Pennine moor

A walker was rescued from the South Pennine moors after injuring his leg. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out at 7.50pm on Tuesday ...

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after breaking leg on Lingmoor Fell

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg in a fall. The 57-year-old Kendal man was walking on Lingmoor Fell today, S...

Climbers will help hoist new Stanedge Pole to mark national park anniversary

Climbers will help hoist a wooden pole near one of the Peak District’s most popular crags in a ceremony to mark the national park’s 65th anniversary.

Peak District mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in Houndkirk crash

A mountain biker was rescued from a Peak District hill after injuring herself when she crashed. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.2...

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on Dartmoor route in 'horrendous' weather

Two walkers were brought to safety from Dartmoor after getting lost in conditions described by rescuers as horrendous.

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

Keep your dogs under control to protect wildlife, plead Peak District rangers

National park officers are urging walkers to keep their dogs under control during the breeding season for wildlife.

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Calder Valley rescuers gather to kick off team's 50th anniversary year

More than 40 rescue team members gathered to kick off the organisation’s golden jubilee celebrations.

Star party will mark North York Moors Danby dark skies status

A star party will take place to celebrate the new dark skies status of a national park visitor centre.

Lost Kinder Scout walkers rescued by Buxton team members on training exercise

Two walkers were brought to safety after going missing on the Peak District’s highest hill. Derbyshire Police alerted Edale Mountain Rescue Team ...

Campaigners urge rethink on Lancashire council's countryside sites plan

Campaigners have urged a local authority to rethink its plans for its countryside sites. Lancashire County Council said it intends to stop looking ...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

Take a torch, map and compass, say rescuers after Dartmoor walker gets lost

Rescuers pleaded with walkers to take the correct gear with them when they head for the Dartmoor hills.


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