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Cowal Way gains Scotland's Great Trails status

A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.

National park looks forward to August when corner of Lancashire joins Yorkshire Dales

National park bosses are looking forward to a historic date when a little bit of Lancashire will become part of the Yorkshire Dales.

Experts to use climbing techniques to check Monsal Trail structures in Peak District

Experts will use rock-climbers’ techniques to check one of the Peak District’s most popular trails.

New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

Climbers will help hoist new Stanedge Pole to mark national park anniversary

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.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Police renew appeal after Buttertubs Pass cyclist dies in hospital

A cyclist who was found with serious injuries on a Yorkshire Dales pass has died. The man, in his 50s, was found on Sunday on the Buttertubs Pass b...

High Peak Trail widening will give more space to walkers and cyclists

A popular trail in the Peak District will be widened to give more space to walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Radical history, Happy Valley locations and Brontë sunset feature in Walk and Ride Festival

A fortnight-long outdoor festival kicks off this weekend in the South Pennines. Radical history and a literary sunset are among themes for walks du...

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

New Dunmail Raise trail will help Lakeland walkers and cyclists avoid main road

National park bosses have announced they will install a new trail for cyclists and walkers near a section of main road washed away by the December floods.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

Appeal to Buttertubs Run drivers for sightings of cyclist Patrick McDonough

Police have repeated their appeal for sightings of a cyclist who died after being found on a high Yorkshire Dales pass.

Police appeal after seriously injured cyclist found on Buttertubs Pass

Police are appealing for information after a seriously injured cyclist was found on a Yorkshire Dales pass.

Brecon mountain rescuers call in boat to reach stranded off-roaders

Quick thinking by mountain rescue controllers helped get a group of stranded bikers out of trouble. The motorcyclists got lost in the area of Claer...


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