A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.
Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.
An organisation has set up a fund to help restore the landscape and wildlife of the Lake District following the devastating Storm Desmond.
A charity is calling for a public inquiry into plans for a giant potash mine in the North York Moors.
Lottery players have helped fund a £3m-plus boost to paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced a grant to ...
Scotland’s hills are being subjected to environmental vandalism as tracks are gouged across the nation’s uplands, campaigners said.
Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned the countryside is at high risk of wildfires after an exceptionally dry and hot spell.
The Scottish Government has come under renewed attack for its decision to continue the free-for-all for the building of tracks across the nation’s hills and mountains.
Footpath work will start shortly on a popular challenge trail in the Yorkshire Dales. The project will involve walkers on the Three Peaks Challenge...
Two British projects are in the running to win a major grant in a European competition. A scheme to repair a badly eroded path up the Old Man of Co...
National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...
Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...
Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.
A wildfire that engulfed part of a National Trust for Scotland estate in the Cairngorms was probably started by careless use of a barbecue.
Walkers tackling the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge have given the thumbs-up to a new section of the route.
Paths on four routes up the Peak District’s highest hill have been improved to help walkers and reduce erosion.
A new section of a challenge route has been opened, with the promise of keeping walkers’ feet drier.
A troubled charity set up to help promote access to Britain’s highest mountain has taken the first steps to re-establish itself with the earmarking of National Lottery cash for its projects.