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Keswick festival Fell Care Day volunteers brave wind and rain in clean-up event

A team of volunteers recovered from an early morning setback to complete their tasks clearing rubbish and restoring paths as part of a mountain festival.

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Tweed Valley rescuers complete purchase of former Melrose fire station

Mountain rescuers have bought a former fire station in the Scottish Borders to replace their present base which they have outgrown.

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Peak District marks Charlotte Brontë date with open weekend at North Lees Hall

A national park is preparing to mark a literary milestone by opening up a historic house. North Lees Hall in the Peak District will open its doors ...

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

'Senseless' vandalism of Snowdon digger will delay path repairs

A ‘senseless’ attack on a national park’s digger will cost thousands of pounds and delay repairs to one of its most popular paths.

Lost Bleaklow walker found after seven-hour night-time search

A man was brought to safety from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after a seven-hour night-time search involving three mountain rescue teams.

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

Kinder Trespassers 'would today be kettled and labelled extremists'

If the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass took place in 2016, its participants would likely have been kettled before getting out of the car park and labelled extremists, an outdoors expert said.

Yorkshire Dales rescuers seek walkers and runners for long-distance challenge

Fancy a challenging trot across the Yorkshire Dales with the inner warm glow of knowing you’re helping a great bunch of volunteer rescuers.

Two Duke of Edinburgh's Award groups rescued after getting lost on Bleaklow

Two groups of young walkers from the same school were rescued after getting lost in wintry weather on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

Spirit of Kinder gathering will mark Mass Trespass anniversary

The British Mountaineering Council’s hillwalking advocate will be among those gathering to mark the anniversary of a historic event in the battle for access to England’s uplands.

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...


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