Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.
Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...
National park bosses are urging outdoor fans to stay safe when splashing out in the area’s lakes, rivers and tarns.
Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...
Readers of BBC Countryfile Magazine have named Berghaus as the top outdoor brand. And the Lake District topped the awards for UK’s national parks...
Campaigners have described as ‘atrocious’ the delay in extending two national parks 18 months after a public inquiry made its recommendations.
Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.
Volunteer paddlers pulled 18 rubber ducks, along with watering cans and a tyre from a Cumbrian lake during a clean-up.
Lake District rangers say the beauty of the area is being blighted by unthinking visitors leaving litter.
Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.
Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.
Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.
A Lake District outdoor retailer is offering hillgoers a novel way to top up their energy levels with an airborne food delivery service.
Outdoor guidebook specialist Cicerone has two new offerings for fans of the Lake District. Vivienne Crow’s Lake District: High Level and Fell Wal...
A new guide for winter climbers in the Lake District is aimed at helping those heading for the hills find good conditions while avoiding damaging the sensitive upland environments.
Two walkers had to be rescued after getting lost on a Lake District mountain. The pair became disoriented in thick cloud and bad weather on the Red...
Campaigners have welcomed an announcement that overhead power lines may be buried in some of England and Wales’s national parks.
An athlete who began his running career with a five-mile fun event to raise cash for his son’s football team will this weekend tackle a gruelling 100-mile course over the Lake District’s mountain passes.