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Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Eoin Keith takes the lead in Spine Race as Jim Mann retires injured

The Montane Spine Race earned its reputation as Britain’s most brutal over the past 24 hours as runners battled high winds and blizzards in the north Pennines.

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

Tourism and business bodies back Thirlmere zipwire plans

The controversial planned zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have received backing from two tourism and business bodies.

Cumbrian council rules Kirkby Moor windfarm must be dismantled as planned

Planners in Cumbria have ruled a windfarm near the boundary of the Lake District national park must be dismantled when its current consent runs out.

Central Beacons rescue team left devastated after fire at base

A mountain rescue team has been left devastated by a fire at its base that destroyed one of its vehicles and badly damaged two others.

Rescuers in desperate calls for helicopter after Lakeland walker's cardiac arrest

A rescue team desperately tried to get a helicopter to help with an injured woman who had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on a Lake District fellside.

Survey shows Walkers Are Welcome status is good for towns' health and wealth

Making walkers welcome provides economic and health benefits for towns, a survey has found. Walkers Are Welcome towns can now be found across Engla...

Spine Race organisers suspend running in face of severe weather warnings

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have halted the event in the face of severe weather warnings. Runners are being held at checkpoints until it i...

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Wainwright Society voices opposition to planned Thirlmere zipwire

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright have evoked his memory in declaring their opposition to a proposed zipwire across Thirlmere.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

Battle lines drawn over Thirlmere zipwire as public urged to make views known

A conservation charity has outlined its reasons for opposing controversial plans to build zipwires across a Lake District reservoir.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

Original Mountain Marathon returns to Langdale for 50th event

A challenge event that grew out of a pub conversation will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

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