A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.
Almost a tenth of footpaths in England and Wales are unusable, and more than a half present problems to walkers.
A replacement for a bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by flood water should be opened to walkers by the end of the month.
A former conservation charity boss is to step in as chief executive of the country’s biggest walkers’ organisation.
Two bodies that represent climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers throughout Britain have announced changes to their names.
A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.
A top climber, an actor who has attempted Everest three times, a former Ramblers president and rescue team volunteers are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
A Peak District landmark has been replaced in a ceremony marking the national park’s 65th anniversary.
The longest new section of the England Coast Path officially opened to the public today. Natural England’s chairman Andrew Sells marked the openi...
A former infantry officer and boss of the Royal Yachting Association is taking over as head of Scotland’s first national park.
A group of intrepid walkers took to a notorious Lake District ridge by night to raise cash for mountain rescue.
A group of Ramblers have relaunched the Sussex Border Path to mark the Walk about Britain festival. The route has been checked by local Sussex Ramb...
A group of campers was given an official police warning after officers discovered they had chopped down a lochside tree for their fire.
Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.
An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...
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.
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.
Climbers will help hoist a wooden pole near one of the Peak District’s most popular crags in a ceremony to mark the national park’s 65th anniversary.