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The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

Jeremy Barlow has been appointed assistant director of the trust, Europe’s largest conservation charity

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Friends of Lake District urge outdoor fans to join Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

A charity is urging members of the public to join it in an effort to clean up the countryside. Friends of the Lake District will stage its Great Cu...

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

Body of man found on Latrigg near Keswick

A man’s body has been found on a Lake District fell. Police received a phone call on Tuesday morning after the discovery on Latrigg, overlooking ...

Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

Lake District walker rescued after injuring herself on Blencathra

A Lakeland walker was rescued from Blencathra after injuring her ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.45pm on Sunday to the s...

Passing Lakeland walker finds body of woman on fell above Great Langdale

A passing walker has found a woman’s body on a Lake District fell. The discovery was made on Thursday morning at the top of Rossett Gill, near An...

Outdoor brand Patagonia launches Blue Heart campaign to save European rivers

A California-based outdoors company has launched a multimedia campaign to try to save what it says are Europe’s last wild rivers.

Two Blencathra walkers rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.15pm on Tuesday when the...

Stuart Younie takes helm at Mountaineering Scotland as David Gibson retires

An outdoors enthusiast who has been a member of Mountaineering Scotland for many years will take charge of the organisation from next week.

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

Berghaus kits out women's polar team in quest to expand female gear range

Feedback from an international women's team skiing to the North Pole will be used in future design...

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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