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The John Muir Trust has appointed a respected conservationist and keen mountaineer as its new chief executive.

David Balharry will take over from Andrew Bachell when he steps down in January

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An Cladach bothy on Islay will close for six months during stalking season

The charity caring for a bothy on Islay has agreed it will be closed for six months each year, at the request of the owners.

Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe again by Fort William police

Missing walker Andrew Moorhouse has been found in the Highlands. The 47-year-old Sheffield man was reported missing on Tuesday after travelling to ...

Honeymoon couple rescued after getting lost on Snowdonia mountain

A couple celebrating their honeymoon in Snowdonia had to be rescued after they lost their way in the dark.

Anxious Blencathra walker rescued after getting stranded on ridge

A group of walkers had to be rescued after one of them was overcome by anxiety on a rocky ridge on Blencathra.

Kendal gears up for Mountain Festival with expanded range of films and speakers

Organisers of the UK’s biggest outdoor festival are gearing up for the event next month. Kendal Mountain Festival’s theme for 2019 is openness,...

Rescuers searching for missing Glen Roy walker find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Highlands have found a body. Members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, working with the Inverness Co...

Serial 'disappearer' Andrew Moorhouse reported missing again

A man who has repeatedly gone missing while walking has been reported missing again. Police Scotland appealed for information on Andrew Moorhouse w...

Campaigners disappointed as Lake District votes not to ban motors from green lanes

Campaigners said they are disappointed the national park authority decided not to ban motor vehicles from two unsurfaced lanes in the Lake District.

Girl rescued after suffering ankle injury on Snowdonia track

A girl was rescued from a Snowdonia hilltrack after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 2.15pm on...

Hill sleuth Myrddyn Phillips's border research suggests Wales should shrink a little

Months of measurements and footslogging by two walkers has led them to the conclusion that the Wales-England border could be in the wrong place.

On test: Leatherman Free P2 multitool reviewed

A top quality multitool with some innovative designs elements, but it comes at a price...

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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