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The Coast to Coast Walk devised 50 years ago by author Alfred Wainwright is to gain national-trail status.

The government has given its approval to the three-year scheme to upgrade the 317 km (197-mile) route from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire

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Rescuers find Lakeland walker missing overnight, after major search

A major search was launched on Sunday morning for a walker reported missing overnight in the North of the Lake District.

Teen guided to safety from crag after separating from family on Scafell Pike walk

A teenager had to call for help from a Lakeland crag after separating from his family. The 18-year-old was on a walk up Scafell Pike but later stru...

Snowdonia team rescues cragfast sheepdog Kemp from perilous position

Rescuers in Snowdonia responded to a farmer’s appeal for help to retrieve his sheepdog from a crag.

Two new helicopter bases planned under Coastguard seach-and-rescue deal

Two new helicopter bases will be set up in plans for the next stage of the UK’s civilian search and rescue service.

Yorkshire Dales rescuers and diversity group Mosaic Outdoors post safety videos

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales have teamed up with a community organisation to produce a series of short videos to encourage safe use of the outdoors.

Latest section of England Coast Path adds 85 miles of Essex shore to national trail

The establishment of the England Coast Path is continuing, with a further 85 miles opened around the Thames Estuary in Essex.

Moorland wildfire released emissions equivalent to small town's carbon footprint

Experts have revealed a moorland wildfire released emissions equivalent to the carbon footprint of a small town.

Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after falling from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from England’s third-highest mountain after injuring herself in a fall. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 1.4...

North York Moors bosses seek voluntary walk leaders from diverse communities

A national park is on the lookout for volunteers from more diverse backgrounds to join its roster of walk leaders.

Mapping sleuth work uncovers Wales's unlikely 'last 2,000ft mountain'

Have a pair of hill sleuths unearthed details of Wales's unlikely 'last 2,000-footer'?...

On test: Danner Trail 2650 Campo GTX shoes reviewed

Danner's trail shoes feel as light as running shoes but are ideal for trail walking...

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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