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Queen's Highland stable among 100 bothies available to outdoor fans

Did you know you can stay in one of the Queen’s properties, free of charge? It’s hardly palatial, but the Gelder Shiel Stable on the Balmoral E...

26 August 2015

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

26 August 2015

Walker suffers serious injuries in 60ft Scafell Pike fall

A walker suffered serious injuries when he fell more than 60ft from a route on England’s highest mountain.

25 August 2015

Labrador Archie survives 150ft fall from Sharp Edge with only minor cuts

A dog escaped serious injury after falling 150ft (46m) from a Lake District ridge. Rescuers said the black labrador, Archie, had a lucky escape whe...

24 August 2015

Four lost walkers rescued from Brecon Beacons as storm approaches

A group of four walkers was rescued from the Brecon Beacons after getting lost. A police helicopter airlifted two of them from the hillside as stor...

24 August 2015

Calder Valley team uses rope system to rescue injured woman at Otley Chevin

A woman was rescued from steep woodland at a West Yorkshire beauty spot after she fell and suffered a suspected broken leg.

23 August 2015

Marriage followed romance that began on bus to Glenbrittle Youth Hostel

Charity bosses are searching for outdoor fans with happy memories of a youth hostel that celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

21 August 2015

'Embarrassed' cavers rescued from Dowbergill Passage after 13 hours

Two cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system in an operation involving 29 volunteer team members.

20 August 2015

Second star trek planned for Kielder dark-sky People's Camp

Outdoor fans are being invited to boldly go on a star trek near one of England’s remotest villages.

20 August 2015

Footpath worker uncovers Bronze Age cremation urn at The Roaches

A worker maintaining a footpath near a popular climbing crag discovered a Bronze Age pot containing human remains.

26 August 2015

Walkers set to record Google Street View images of Cleveland Way

Walkers will pound a national trail to bring armchair outdoors fans a view of the countryside. A team will traverse the Cleveland Way, equipped wit...

25 August 2015

South Pennines walker suffers broken leg in fall near reservoir at Denholme

A walker was rescued after falling down steep banking near a South Pennines reservoir. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out at 5pm o...

25 August 2015

Film-maker Terry Abraham to speak at Friends of Lake District lecture

Film-maker Terry Abraham will speak at the annual lecture of a Lakeland conservation group. The self-taught cinematographer will deliver his talk a...

24 August 2015

Rescue radio among gear stolen in break-in at Rossendale team member's home

A mountain rescue team member had his specialised equipment and team radio stolen after a break-in at his house.

23 August 2015

Rescuers brave approaching lightning after Mam Tor walker breaks ankle

Rescuers braved approaching lightning storms after a woman broke her ankle while walking in the Peak District.

22 August 2015

Dad rescued after mountain biking fall in Whinlatter Forest

A mountain biker was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring himself when he came off his machine.

21 August 2015

Alan Partridge's 'Hostelling with Chris Eubank' finally becomes reality

It’s not Monkey Tennis, or even Arm Wrestling with Chas and Dave, but one of Alan Partridge’s desperate ideas for a TV programme has finally hit the screen.

20 August 2015

Four rescue teams take part in search for teen lost in dark on Bleaklow

A teenager was rescued in the early hours of the morning after getting lost in the dark on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

20 August 2015

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