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Ramblers: no need to hit the wintry hills as Scotland offers many low-level walks

The Ramblers in Scotland are urging walkers to hit the countryside, even though it may still be winter on the hills.

National park offers silly hat challenge to Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers

National park bosses are hoping for a head start to fundraising with a whacky challenge to walkers. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority wan...

Plans revealed for latest Kent section of England Coast Path

The Government’s body on the outdoors has published plans for the latest section of the England Coast Path.

Peak District brewery marks right-to-roam 10th anniversary with new beer

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to raise a glass to the 10th anniversary of open access with a new beer brewed in the Peak District.

Cornwall's paths are starved of funds, says Ramblers president Kate Ashbrook

A seasoned campaigner for the rights of walkers accused Cornwall’s authorities of neglecting the county’s footpaths.

Work begins on Glen Falloch hydro schemes on West Highland Way

Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance trail are being warned of possible diversions while work takes place on hydro-electric schemes.

North York Moors walker rescued after collapsing in Guisborough Woods

A walker was rescued after collapsing while walking in the North York Moors. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am today when...

Experts warn Snowdon walkers: be prepared for winter conditions

Mountaineering experts are urging anyone heading for Wales’s highest mountain to be prepared. Snowdon was whipped by 100mph winds recently and al...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

Rescuers warn walkers against taking perilous wintry route down Snowdon railway

Walkers on Wales’s highest mountain have been warned against following railway tracks when leaving the summit.

Scots Government unveils plans for 30 new long-distance trails

The Scottish Government has announced ambitious plans to add 30 new long-distance routes to its network of trails in a bid to equal the best in Europe.

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

Kinder trespass gathering looks to Scots-style right to roam as election looms

Campaigners gathering to celebrate a historic mass trespass on a Peak District hill will explore how to press for Scottish-style right-to-roam laws.

Ramblers urge Scottish Government to clarify walkers' right to use railway crossings

Campaigners are urging the Scottish Parliament to enshrine the right for walkers to use railway crossings.

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Open Spaces Society plans celebrations to mark 150 years of campaigning

Britain’s oldest national conservation body is planning a big picnic to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

Lost Lakeland walker found on Gale Fell after dogs join rescuers in search

A walker was rescued after getting lost on a Lakeland fell. The man, from Cleator, Cumbria, became disoriented while walking between Buttermere and...

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