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Outdoor fans offered free activities as reward for Peak District clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered free activities – as a reward for cleaning up a national park.

03 April 2018

Work to start on improved Fairy Pools parking at Skye congestion blackspot

Work will soon start on improved parking facilities at the site of a popular walking route on the Isle of Skye plagued by congestion.

02 April 2018

Rescuers' plea for cash for operations to keep search dog Dolly in action

Rescuers have launched an appeal to raise cash to help keep one of its search dogs in action. Dolly has been diagnosed as needing expensive veterin...

01 April 2018

Retailer George Fisher offers 'self-tracking' boot service and Find My Feet app

Walkers of a certain age may remember the Wayfinders children’s shoe that had a tiny compass in its heel to help junior adventurers find their way.

01 April 2018

Helvellyn felltop assessments extended as winter conditions continue

A vital service for winter hillgoers in the Lake District is being extended due to the stubborn refusal of spring to arrive in the mountains.

31 March 2018

Get Easter weather forecast and stay safe on Snowdonia mountains, experts plead

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being encouraged to prepare properly for their hillgoing trips in Snowdonia over the Easter holiday.

29 March 2018

Lost walker cold but unharmed after spending night on Kinder Scout

A walker was unharmed but cold after spending the night on the Peak District’s highest hill when he got lost in the dark.

29 March 2018

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn range after injuring herself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself in a fall on a Lake District fell. The woman suffered a suspected broken collar bone in t...

27 March 2018

Prince Charles unveils plaque to mark Lake District's world heritage status

Prince Charles has unveiled a plaque to mark the Lake District’s designation as a Unesco world heritage site.

26 March 2018

Body found on Strathcarron hillside by member of public

A man’s body has been found on a Highland hillside where a walker has been missing since February. A member of the public made the discovery abov...

03 April 2018

Two walkers rescued after getting lost in dark on Yorkshire Three Peaks route

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost when they strayed from the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge route.

02 April 2018

Praise for Duke of Edinburgh's team in eight-hour rescue on Peak District hill

Rescuers have praised a group of young people who ‘did all the right things’ after two of them were injured on a Peak District moorland.

01 April 2018

Bus service runs for weary walkers who can't go the Yorkshire Three Peaks distance

Walkers who can’t quite go the distance on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge walk will be able to take advantage of a new service.

01 April 2018

Injured walker and climber among three callouts in two hours for Northumberland teams

Rescue teams in the North-East of England were called to deal with three incidents within a couple of hours.

30 March 2018

Rescuers welcome Helvellyn's Julia Bradbury TV boost but caution winter visitors

A rescue team has welcomed the increase in popularity of a Lake District mountain following its television vote as top peak in Britain.

29 March 2018

Lomond national park welcomes judges' right to roam ruling on Drumlean Estate

Judges in Scotland’s highest civil court have upheld a ruling in favour of the public’s right of access to a Highland estate.

27 March 2018

Lakeland walkers led to safety after getting lost in dark on Great End

A group of walkers had to be led to safety from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by nightfall.

26 March 2018

Four Inns challenge competitor airlifted to hospital after breaking leg

A competitor in a challenge event was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg. The 41-year-old was taking part in the Four Inns race on Saturd...

26 March 2018

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