A national park has become the first in Britain to offer users a virtual off-road tour of its routes using Google Street View.
Britain’s national mapping agency is considering abandoning a system of co-ordinates on its maps first devised more than 180 years ago.
A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.
Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.
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Britain’s national mapping agency said claims in a newspaper report that it was to end routine production of paper maps across the whole of Great Britain are untrue.
A group of 20 walkers had to be guided to safety by rescuers after getting lost on a Snowdonia hillside.
Outdoor enthusiasts looking for a peaceful outing in the Lake District are being warned to steer clear of three forests this weekend.
A mountain rescuer has warned of the difficulties of navigating on a Snowdonia mountain after the rescue of three walkers lasting almost nine hours.
A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.
A pair of walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on the northern stretches of the Pennine Way.
A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.
The Peak District national park is claiming two firsts as it celebrates its 63rd birthday. The park authority is the first in Britain to use Google...
Mountain rescue experts are offering walkers the chance to learn navigation and hill skills with them.
This handy guide provides route descriptions and a wealth of facts for the new John Muir Way, a coast-to-coast route in Scotland.
National park leaders have welcomed a coalition Government decision not to allow disused barns to be converted to houses.
A hand-drawn guidebook for walkers heading for the open access areas of the South Pennines claims to be 'more detailed than Wainwright'.
A former national park officer who was instrumental in shaping today’s North York Moors has died. Derek Statham, who held the post for 20 years, ...