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Major charity event will mark 80th anniversary of Wainwright's Pennine Journey

A major charity fundraising walkers’ event is planned to mark the 80th anniversary of a seminal long-distance journey undertaken by Alfred Wainwright.

Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

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.

Three teams in Great Gable search after 12-year-old and granddad reported missing

A major night search involving three rescue teams and a helicopter was mounted when a man and his 12-year-old granddaughter were reported missing in the Lake District.

Information van will offer safety advice to Snowdon walkers

Walkers heading up Wales’s highest mountain will be offered safety advice from a new mobile service.

Lakeland hills alive with music as choir marks First World War fallen

The hills have been alive with the sound of music as part of a Lakeland project to remember those who perished in the First World War.

Whitehall announces opening of OS data but little cheer for outdoor sector

The Westminster Government has announced a limited freeing of part of Ordnance Survey’s extensive database covering the whole of Great Britain.

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

Film-makers invited to mark Cleveland Way's 50th year with new official video

Budding film-makers are being invited to create a promotional video as a national trail approaches its 50th anniversary.

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.

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Loretto School students plan Beinn a’ Ghlò ascent for Mend Our Mountains appeal

Students from an independent school in East Lothian will step out to help an appeal to repair mountain paths.

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.

Peak District gains loo with a view to highlight need for accesible facilities

Walkers could be forgiven for feeling a little flushed when reaching the top of a Peak District hill to find a loo with a view.

Thinking of heading up Tryfan? Read this first

Tryfan's rocky ridges and easy access make it a popular target for walkers, but it's easy to get into difficulties.

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith appointed Long Distance Walkers' president

Outdoors journalist Phoebe Smith has taken up the post of president of the Long Distance Walkers Association.

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge

Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

National Trust rangers begin work restoring Scafell Pike summit cairn

A group of rangers has begun work restoring the summit cairn on England’s highest mountain. The team of seven is camping on Scafell Pike while th...

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