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Lake District planners give go-ahead to 1km-long zipwire at Honister

Planners in the Lake District have given the green light to a zipwire despite officers recommending the application be refused.

€30,000 boost will help lift the gloom on the Peak District's Bog of Doom route

The Peak District’s Bog of Doom may hold fewer terrors after the announcement of a €30,000 boost for its improvement.

Walkers warned to stay clear of Beachy Head cliffs after large cracks appear

The Coastguard is warning walkers to stay away from cliff edges at a South Downs beauty spot after a large crack appeared close to the footpath.

Scottish Natural Heritage boss Francesca Osowska completes 1,300-mile cycle ride

The boss of Scottish Natural Heritage has completed an epic 1,300-mile cycle ride round the nation in the hope of inspiring the public to get active.

Public asked to listen for tawny owls' twit-twoos during six-month survey

Bird experts are asking people to keep their ears open for the familiar twit-twoo of the tawny owl during the coming months.

On test: Hoka One One Torrent shoe reviewed

The brand with the big soles' new shoe is aimed squarely at trailrunners needing a more responsive model.

On test: lightweight camping stoves reviewed

We fired up eight varied lightweight stoves to see how they compared on camp...

Two teens airlifted from Cadair Idris in 'very challenging' conditions

Two teens were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain in conditions rescuers described as ‘very challenging’.

On test: technical t-shirts reviewed

We took to the hills to test eight t-shirts to see how they performed when the temperature rose...

National Trust plans to put bends back in beck to reduce Lakeland flooding

Conservation charity the National Trust is leading a plan to reduce flooding in a Lake District valley.

Walkers illuminate Fleetwith Pike ridge in charity festival of light

Forty hardy walkers lit up a Lake District ridge to help a charity that supports young people tackling expeditions in the great outdoors.

Signs of the times: Dales craftsman uses 44-year-old machine to form finger posts

Have you ever stopped and pondered, as you check you’re on the right track, how those ubiquitous wooden finger posts we see throughout the countryside are produced.

John Muir Trust plans toilets and extra parking at foot of Blàbheinn on Skye

A conservation charity has revealed plans to double the number of parking places and build two toilets at the foot of a popular munro on the Isle of Skye.

Old Lancashire station flagstones keep Yorkshire Dales walkers on track

Flagstones that once lined the platform at a Lancashire railway station are helping walkers keep on track in the Yorkshire Dales.

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

Yorkshire Dales gamekeeper Timothy Cowin pleads guilty to shooting two owls

A gamekeeper who shot two protected owls on a Cumbrian grouse moor has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £1,200 in fines and other costs.

North Wales rescuers produce seven-point plan to keep hillgoers out of trouble

Rescuers in north Wales have produced a seven-point plan for hill-goers to follow to keep out of trouble as they await an influx of extra visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Runner Pavel Paloncý takes second shot at beating Pennine Way record

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý is attempting to break a 29-year-old record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

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