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Victory after 40-year campaign as Ramblers hail Peacehaven path opening

Ramblers are celebrating after a successful 40-year battle to open a footpath in East Sussex. Members of the campaigning walkers’ charity were jo...

Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

New OS map details green spaces but critics say it fails to deliver

Britain’s national mapping agency has released new data that details the country’s green spaces. The Ordnance Survey mapping and dataset is aim...

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

Rescuers warn of Priest's Hole cave dangers after lost walker brought to safety

Rescuers warned that only competent hillwalkers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave popularised by a television programme.

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

Dartmoor bosses blast selfish weekend visitors who 'put lives at risk'

Dartmoor national park bosses have blasted inconsiderate visitors who, they said, put lives at risk over the weekend.

Snowdon Partnership seeks views on plans for Wales's highest mountain

A consultation on the future of Wales’s highest mountain has begun. The Snowdon Partnership is seeking views on its plans for the mountain...

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

Dream fulfilled as Arran Coastal Way joins Scotland's Great Trails network

A route around the coast of a Scottish island has gained the Great Trails status. The 65-mile circular Arran Coastal Way is the 29th long-distance ...

Seven callouts in seven days for Cairngorm team as Shelter Stone climber rescued

Two teams took part in a ‘serious and complex’ rescue of a fallen climber on a remote Cairngorms crag.

Ramblers urge would-be MPs to back their Manifesto for a Walking Britain

The next government should reward landowners who go beyond their legal obligations to provide access to the public, Britain’s largest walkers’ charity said.

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