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Outdoor fans urged to don 'toorie' hats for Lomond Tom Weir event

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.

Missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis found

A walker who went missing on the West Highland Way has been found. Police said Cyprian Broekhuis, who they believed might have been lost on the sho...

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

Mountain rescue head responds after 'incredible' Ben Nevis operation

The head Scotland’s mountain rescue organisation has responded to comments made by a team following a dangerous mission on the UK’s highest mountain.

Pendle Hill, home of witches, among 13 sites given share of £31m lottery pot

A Lancashire hill shrouded in bewitching history is among 13 landscapes to benefit from lottery grants announced on Halloween.

Family brought to safety from Ben Lomond after getting caught out by nightfall

A family had to be brought to safety from Scotland’s most southerly munro after they ran out of daylight.

£6m boost will help repair of mountain paths in Scotland's national parks

Some of the worst eroded paths in Scotland’s national parks will be repaired and upgraded in a £6m scheme announced today.

Lomond national park board approves camping ban extension on loch shores

A national park authority has approved plans to ban camping along lochshores in its area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs authority’s board today u...

Week-long celebrations will mark John Muir Way's second anniversary

Walkers are being invited to pull on their boots to mark the second anniversary of a long-distance trail.

Police appeal for sightings of missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing walker on the West Highland Way. Officers said Cyprian Broekhuis spoke to his family late on Wed...

Outdoor groups' dismay as Scots minister approves more Lomond camping bans

Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Four-part Channel 5 series showcases Lomond national park wildlife

A team of award-winning specialists spent a year recording the wildlife of a Scottish national park in a series that begins next week.

Scotland to gain new Great Trossachs nature reserve, but lose six others

Scotland will gain one new national nature reserve, but lose six, the Government’s advisory body has decided.

Leave your mobiles and laptops behind and head for a Scots hostel Tech Detox

Visitors to picturesque Scottish youth hostels will have their mobile phones and laptops confiscated as part of a move to detox from technology.

Minister unveils 26ft An Ceann Mòr pyramid on Loch Lomond shores

A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

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