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Scottish hillwalkers' deerstalking information service adds extra peaks to site

An online service that allows outdoor enthusiasts to check where deerstalking will take place has extended the number of hills covered.

Second walker recovered from Lowther Hills dies in hospital

A second of three walkers airlifted after spending the night on the Lowther Hills has died. Geoffrey Stewart, 74, of Dumfries, died in hospital, po...

Search continues for three walkers missing in Lowther Hills

A search is underway for three hillwalkers who have gone missing in the Lowther Hills. Police in Dumfries and Galloway said they are becoming incre...

Christmas gift ideas for the outdoor enthusiast

Looking for inspiration for a gift for that outdoors fanatic? We've scoured the retail universe for stocking fillers to put on your wish list for Sant...

More hills in this year's online guide for hillwalking during deer-stalking season

Scotland’s online guide for walkers heading out during the deer-stalking season has been expanded. The Heading for the Scottish Hills service now...

New group Rewilding Britain wants to see wolves and bison back in country

A new charity has been formed to promote the reintroduction of wild species into the countryside. Rewilding Britain wants to see animals such as be...

John Muir Trust wants to see lynx released back into Scotland

A conservation charity wants to see the lynx reintroduced to the UK and, if this is successful, wolves should also be released into the wild, it said.

Deer collision risk increases on Scotland's roads as clocks go back

Outdoor enthusiasts driving in Scotland are being warned of the increased risk of hitting deer as the clocks go back.

Mountaineers seek access problem views in Glen Lyon survey

Mountaineers have launched a survey to gauge access problems around a Highland glen. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is asking for instances...

The UK’s and Ireland's Top Wildlife Hikes

Rural UK is a gem for nature lovers and much of the countryside is known for its awesome hiking options.

One of three lost Lowther Hills walkers dies after being airlifted to hospital

One of the three walkers airlifted from a hill in Dumfries and Galloway has died. Two others are being treated for hypothermia at Dumfries and Gall...

Spine Race runners help hypothermic walker to safety on Border Ridge

A walker suffering from hypothermia in sub-zero temperatures was helped to safety by competitors in a gruelling long-distance race.

Scottish outdoors body warns of increased deer risk as clocks go back

Scotland’s official outdoors body is urging people to take extra care on the nation’s roads as the end of British Summer Time signals an increased risk of hitting deer.

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Ex-Cardross gamekeeper James O'Reilly sentenced after trapped buzzard found

A former gamekeeper on as Stirlingshire estate has been sentenced to a community order after a buzzard was found in a trap.

John Muir Trust welcomes Holyrood deer-control plans

A conservation charity has welcomed moves by the Scottish Government to control deer numbers. Holyrood’s land reform consultation announced this ...

Mountaineers urge council to take action on Glen Lyon estate access

Mountaineers are urging a local authority to take action after more than 600 people reported problems walking on a Highland estate.

Mountaineers step up Glen Lyon access battle as walkers 'barred from land'

Mountaineers are appealing to a Scottish Government minister to intervene in a dispute between hillwalkers and a Highland estate.


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