A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.
A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.
A woman on the Coast to Coast Walk was rescued after a major search involving 50 mountain rescuers. The woman, from the Netherlands, got lost while...
A walking guide dubbed the Barefoot Shepherdess will be the speaker at the Wainwright Society’s annual lecture.
Long-distance specialist Steve Birkinshaw has smashed the record for a round of the Lake District’s 214 Wainwright fells.
Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw has passed the halfway point in his bid to break the record for summiting the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.
Alfred Wainwright’s biographer and two mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.
Visitors to an upcoming Lake District mountain festival will have the opportunity to walk up a mountain recently put on the market with a price tag of more than £2m.
A calendar produced by aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright is now on sale. The Wainwright Society’s annual calendar features photogr...
A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.
A community group bidding to buy a Lake District mountain said it was business as usual and they believe negations are still continuing despite the owner saying it had been sold.
A group which wants to register a Lake District mountain as a community asset says a council has reneged on a pledge to deal with the application before the closing date for the fell’s sale.
Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is on schedule to break the record late today for the fastest round of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District.
Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is 12 hours into his attempt to break a 27-year-old record for summiting all of the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.
The only Briton to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains admitted he has yet to complete the ascent of the Lake District’s Wainwrights.
Did you ever come across a familiar-looking taciturn bespectacled fellwalker on your travels? Aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainw...
Alfred Wainwright called it a ‘mountaineer’s mountain; one of the grandest objects in Lakeland’.