Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.
Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.
Plans are afoot to improve the boggiest section of one of England’s most popular long-distance walking routes.
A television star will join record-breaking mountaineers and a double Olympic champion at a mountain festival this year.
A new exhibition will examine author Alfred Wainwright’s love affair with the Lake District. Wainwright, the author of the celebrated Pictorial G...
'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...
The producers of the BBC’s Countryfile programme have been rapped for allowing its presenters to give undue prominence to an outdoor brand.
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
The Ramblers new head said walkers should realise they are indebted to the charity’s volunteers for securing better access in the outdoors.
A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...
An appeal to raise cash to repair a heavily used path on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route is more than a fifth of the way to its target after only eight days.
Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.
A rehabilitation scheme that offers work experience in a national park has scooped an award. Fit for Work helps people improve their employment and...
The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.
A university law lecturer has been named volunteer of the year for her work championing the Peak District to ethnic minorities.
Three amateur surveyors elevate a Cumbrian hill to 2,000ft mountain status...
A hardworking volunteer renowned for getting ‘stuck in’ is the first winner of the inaugural ‘Oscars’ for the UK’s national parks.
Walking celebrity Julia Bradbury, who is currently to be seen on BBC TV exploring the countryside with Hugh Dennis, has become an ambassador for Britain’s Scouts.