The National Trust for Scotland has appointed a museum director as its next chief executive.

Philip Long will take over the post when the current boss Simon Skinner retires in July

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Dales bosses thank visitors for staying away but warn against blocking paths

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have thanked people who heeded pleas to stay away from the area.

Scottish avalanche forecasters halt public reports during Covid-19 crisis

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service has stopped issuing public reports as walkers are warned to stay off the mountains during the Covid-19 crisis.

Police mount vehicle checks to reinforce message that national parks are closed

Police in Cumbria said officers in the Lake District will be stopping motorists to ask if their travel is essential.

Edale rescuers 'dismayed' at number travelling to area to walk during Covid-19 outbreak

Rescuers in the Peak District said they are dismayed by the number of people still travelling to the area despite the government edict to stay at home.

Peak District boss calls for a halt to moorland burning during Covid-19 crisis

A national park boss has called for a halt to moorland burning while the coronavirus crisis puts extra strain on emergency services.

Snowdonia closes its most popular mountains in response to Covid-19 crisis

Snowdonia’s most popular mountains are being closed to the public with immediate effect. The national park authority announced it was stopping ac...

This year's Outdoor Trade Show falls victim to Covid-19

The UK’s biggest trade gathering for the outdoor industry will not take place this year. The Outdoor Trade Show had been scheduled to take place ...

Peak District boss pleads: stay away from our national park

The boss of England’s oldest national park has pleaded with visitors to stay away. Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Sarah Fo...

Firefighters diverted from virus work after controlled burning causes wild fire

Fire chiefs have called for all controlled moorland burning to be halted after a blaze on the Pennine hills.

Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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