The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.
Outdoor fans can do their bit to clean up the mountain environment at an upcoming event in Snowdonia.
Firefighters and national park staff will take part in a major practice exercise in the Peak District.
National park bosses have handed out grants to farmers and landowners to restore traditional hedgerows and drystone walls in their area.
'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...
A university law lecturer has been named volunteer of the year for her work championing the Peak District to ethnic minorities.
Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.
England’s national park bosses were left reeling today after being told they face budget cuts of more than 28 per cent over the next four years.
Outdoor gear manufacturers stand accused of showing a disregard for the environmental impact of their businesses in a groundbreaking survey.
Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.
One of the UK's top outdoor brands is preparing for its golden anniversary with a major revamp of its headquarters and a new top-performing range.
A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.
Mountaineers say their views are being ignored by a national park trying to make Wales’s highest mountain ‘safe’.
Greenpeace is gunning for the outdoor industry because of chemicals in waterproof gear. But Nikwax's boss believes every cloud has a silver lining...
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
A woman who overcame a number of disabilities spoke of her love of the outdoors after gaining the highest level of the John Muir Award.
Volunteer activists from Britain’s oldest conservation body will gather this weekend at a national park centre threatened with closure.
Skiers will be in action on Scotland’s mountains the day before the summer solstice. Members of the Ski Club of Great Britain will be cleaning up...