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Eastern turn for compasses for first time in 200 years as North shifts

Walkers in the far South-West of England are experiencing a phenomenon not seen for more than 200 years.

Hill sleuths demote munro top as Knight's Peak falls six inches short

Three hill sleuths tackled their hardest mountaineering task ever to cut a peak down to size. Amateur surveyors Graham Jackson, John Barnard and My...

Holiday co-op members help GO Outdoors bust round-the-world target

Members of a walking-holiday co-operative helped complete a round-the-world challenge. Outdoor retailer GO Outdoors set the target to Britain’s w...

North Pennines Walking Festival opens with Wainwright theme

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.

Hill sleuths plan to measure Knight's Peak in 'hardest ever' survey

A trio of amateur hills sleuths are planning their most adventurous surveying trip so far. The men, who use professional-standard technology to mea...

GO Outdoors challenges public to Walk Around the World in 80 Days

Britain’s biggest outdoor retailer is teaming up with industry bosses and mountain rescuers in challenging to the public to walk round the world.

Jimmy Savile's Glencoe cottage fetches double its asking price

The Glencoe cottage that was owned by the notorious sex offender Jimmy Savile was sold for more than double its expected price.

Warning to walkers after unexploded shells found on Peak District moor

Mountain rescuers warned walkers and runners after dangerous unexploded shells were found on moorland.

Faindouran Lodge bothy in Cairngorms out of use after chimney collapse

Walkers have been warned not to use a Highland shelter after a chimney collapse left it in a dangerous condition.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

GO Outdoors walkers' mammoth effort raises £10,000 for mountain rescue

A mammoth effort by customers of Britain’s biggest outdoor retailer has raised £10,000 for mountain rescuers.

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team marks base's 40th anniversary

One of Britain’s busiest mountain rescue teams will today mark 40 years since its headquarters were officially set up as a rescue post.

Coventry GO Outdoors event kicks off 80-day round the world challenge

Experts will be on hand at a West Midlands outdoor store on Friday to advise walkers on the right gear to keep themselves safe.

Two teams in rescue of walker lost on Moel yr Hydd

A walker was rescued in an operation involving two teams after getting lost on a Snowdonia mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was called ou...

Jimmy Savile's old Glencoe house Allt na Reigh goes under the hammer

The Highland house owned by the disgraced late television celebrity Jimmy Savile goes on sale today. Allt na Reigh in Glencoe is up for auction thi...

Hill sleuths' survey confirms Thack Moor as new 2,000ft mountain

Three amateur surveyors elevate a Cumbrian hill to 2,000ft mountain status...

Girly glamour, cloth maps and Kenton Cool's onesie on view at Outdoors Show

The Outdoors Show is a chance for enthusiasts to get up close to some luminaries and see some of the goodies available for their trips into the hills and countryside of Britain and further afield.


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