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Yorkshire Dales Grimwith disabilities event gets thumbs-up from walkers

A group of people with disabilities has given the thumbs up to a national park’s event which gave some of them their first taste of enjoying the great outdoors under their own steam.

Walkers warned to stay away from Steall Gorge path as rockfall work starts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to stay away from a Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall.

North Pennines walker injured after falling 60ft into Hareshaw Linn gorge

A walker was rescued after falling 60ft into a gorge in the North Pennines. The woman slipped off the footpath leading into Hareshaw Linn from Bell...

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

Vanessa Griffiths appointed Ramblers' chief executive

A former conservation charity boss is to step in as chief executive of the country’s biggest walkers’ organisation.

Walker sledged from Kinder Scout after breaking wrist in fall

A walker was sledged from the Peak District’s highest hill after breaking her wrist in a fall. Edale Mountain Rescue Team used its specialised st...

Walkers invited to sign up for charity torchlit ascent of Ben Lomond

Hillwalkers are being invited to dig out their torches and pull on their boots for a fundraiser on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

Campaign group welcomes change to include rights of way in property-sale searches

Campaigners have welcomed a change in planning procedure that means potential buyers of property will have to be told about rights of way crossing the land.

Yorkshire Dales peregrine falcon discovered on Hebden Gill footpath had been shot

A dead peregrine falcon has been found by a walker in the Yorkshire Dales. The bird, which was discovered in Hebden Gill, east of Grassington, died...

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

Trust warns Steall footpath rockfall repairs will take at least a month

A popular Highland footpath that was hit by a massive rockfall will remain closed for at least a month, a charity said.

Trust closes Steall footpath and warns rockfall repairs could take weeks

A charity has closed a Highland footpath after a huge rockfall brought large boulders down on to the route.

Skye walkers warned of path-repair helicopter lifts in Glen Sligachan

Walkers heading for the Isle of Skye are being warned a helicopter will be lifting stone on to two mountain paths this week.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

White Cliffs of Dover latest stretch of shore to be added to England Coast Path

One of the country’s best known stretches of shoreline has been added to the England Coast Path. The White Cliffs of Dover are among 66 miles of ...

On test: Reef Rover Low XT shoe reviewed

A stylish shoe that's an alternative to trail shoes for everyday use...

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.


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