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Firefighters in operation to control major wildfire on Ilkley Moor

A major wildfire has devastated a large area of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire. At the height of the blaze, about 70 firefighters were at the scene ...

Peak District mountaineers offer free activities to Pick and Play clean-up participants

Mountaineers in the Peak District are calling on members of the public to do their bit to tidy up the national park.

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith confirmed as Long Distance Walkers' president

Members of the Long Distance Walkers Association have confirmed adventurer and writer Phoebe Smith as their president.

Dry weather leads to wildfire warnings for outdoor fans over Easter period

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the British countryside over the Easter holiday are being urged to be on their guard against starting wildfires.

Rescuers praise climbers after woman breaks wrist in Tryfan fall

Rescuers have praised a rock-climber for her efforts after she injured herself in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award teen stretchered from Lakeland fell after passing out

A teenager on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was stretchered from a Lake District fell after he passed out.

Helmet saves Lake District mountain biker from serious injury in high-speed crash

A mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious injury when he fell off at high speed on a Lake District fell.

Mountain weather service rejigs forecast areas to offer better service to walkers

A specialist mountain weather forecasting service has upgraded its coverage for the North of England.

National Trust shelves Wasdale Head loo plans but will build Lake Head toilets

The National Trust has shelved plans for a new toilet block at Wasdale Head in the Lake District. It said the proposal received several objections,...

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: headtorches reviewed

We've been out on the dark hills to shed some light on the best headtorches for use by outdoor enthusiasts.

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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