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Ex-rights-of-way inspector will be campaigners' eyes and ears on Isle of Wight

A retired rights-of-way inspector will be the eyes and ears of campaigning group the Open Spaces Society on the Isle of Wight.

Wales closes to visitors as much of UK faces stricter lockdown measures

Wales will be out of bounds to visiting outdoor enthusiasts from Friday, and other parts of the UK will be subject to increased restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis.

Ramblers receive £185,000 boost for Walking for Health scheme

Campaigning charity the Ramblers has received a cash boost to help it encourage walking. Sport England has given the organisation £185,000 of Nati...

Rescuers turn detective to find lost Lake Vyrnwy walkers

Rescuers had to use detective work to find two walkers lost with a poor phone signal above a lake in north Wales.

Bob Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, dies aged 83

The inventor of Gore-Tex, the waterproof material used in thousands of outdoor garments, has died. Bob Gore passed away peacefully on Thursday, age...

James Forrest sets record with 14-day solo round of Wainwrights

In a year that has seen numerous UK outdoor records falling, walker James Forrest has added to the tally by posting the quickest time for a Lakeland challenge.

Missing Yorkshire Dales walker Harry Harvey found after waving at photographer

A walker who has been missing for almost three days in the Yorkshire Dales has been found safe and well.

Major search underway for missing Yorkshire Dales walker Harry Harvey

A major search is underway for a walker who has gone missing in the Yorkshire Dales. Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team has been joined by members of t...

Runner Donnie Campbell sets new record time for summiting all 282 munros

Runner Donnie Campbell has completed a record-breaking round of all Scotland’s munros. The Inverness athlete beat the existing fastest time for a...

Dartmoor and Yorkshire Dales car parks to stay open during second English lockdown

Car parks and toilets in the Yorkshire Dales will stay open during the latest lockdown, national park bosses said.

Wales bans high-risk UK residents from travelling to low-coronavirus countryside

Much of Wales’s countryside is now out of bounds to large numbers of visitors from the rest of the UK.

On test: trail and approach shoes reviewed

We've been hitting the trails to put 13 pairs of walking shoes to the test; but which were best?...

Outdoor Trade Show decamps to new Merseyside venue for 2021

Britain’s largest trade gathering for the outdoor industries is decamping to Merseyside. Organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show said next year’s ...

Local lockdown puts part of Brecon Beacons national park out of bounds

Parts of the Brecon Beacons national park will be out of bounds to visitors from Thursday evening. New coronavirus rules introduced by the Welsh Go...

Walker Harry Harvey, safe after three nights on Dales fells: I had kit and training

The 80-year-old walker who was found safe and well after spending three nights on the Yorkshire Dales fells said he had had three good nights wild camping.

Yorkshire Dales walker Harry Harvey still missing despite search by 60 rescuers

Police said they have growing concerns for an 80-year-old walker who is missing in the Yorkshire Dales.

Adventurer Alex Staniforth completes 9½-day National Three Peaks charity run

An adventurer and campaigner is recovering after narrowly missing breaking the record for ascents of the National Three Peaks, running between the mountains.

Donations help fund rebuild of Coast to Coast Walk bridge destroyed by floods

Rangers and a volunteer have replaced a storm-damaged bridge on the route of the Coast to Coast Walk.


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