The new boss of a youth hostelling charity has pledged to prioritise the delivery of a £30m ‘super hostel’ in the East End of London.
Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.
The boss who has overseen the transformation of a youth hostel charity has announced she will step down.
A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was trampled by cows and another was also hospitalised after a separate incident involving cattle.
An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...
The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.
A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.
Next month will see a date a publisher says marks the handing over of Lakeland guidebook baton to a new generation.
Campaigners have expressed their dismay at plans to allow a cycle path on common land in Cumbria. The Open Spaces Society said, although it was in ...
Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...
The race dubbed Britain’s most brutal was heading for a close finish as the three leading competitors entered the final few hours within minutes of each other.
Rescuers had to go to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who got stuck on a climbing crag in the Northumberland national park.
Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.
A woman was treated and rescued by air ambulance staff after she injured her ankle while walking on Hadrian’s Wall.
The results of a curious exercise in giving some of Britain’s finest landscapes new names have been revealed.
A walking festival kicks off this weekend in the northern reaches of the Pennines, with a Wainwright theme linked to his first ever long-distance walk.
An outdoors fan will celebrate a milestone birthday year with a set of challenges that will see her cover the equivalent distance between her home and Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.
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.