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Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

Lake District boss says stay away as national parks prepare for lockdown easing

The boss of the Lake District national park has appealed to the public not to visit the area, despite the Prime Minister announcing an end to restrictions on travelling for exercise in England.

Peak District wildfire risk adds to park authority 'stay away' message

Peak District national park bosses have repeated the message to stay at home this weekend as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Police plea to walkers: don't look for loopholes to justify travel to other areas

Outdoor enthusiasts are again being urged to stay at home over the weekend, as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Future grim for mountain professionals as virus crisis cuts earnings by almost £60m

A study by a British Mountain Guide has estimated the loss in earnings of UK outdoor professionals because of the coronavirus pandemic at £58.8m.

Snowdonia bosses threaten to close trails as crowds flock to its mountains

National park bosses in Snowdonia may have to close trails and car parks if the public fails to heed government advice to curtail travel.

Glen Clova landowner must remove hilltrack after appeal dismissed

A landowner in the Cairngorms will have to remove an unauthorised hilltrack after an appeal against enforcement action was dismissed.

Mountaineering council: new trespass law could restrict wild camping

The British Mountaineering Council said it is concerned about planned legislation that could criminalise wild camping.

On test: walkers' ice-axes reviewed

An ice-axe is essential for anyone heading for the wintry mountains in the UK; we put three to the test.

Cumbrian rescuers plead with outdoor fans not to head to fells as lockdown eased

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to outdoor enthusiasts to stay off the area’s high fells when lockdown restrictions are eased.

Ingleborough Hall steps into the stretch zone for outdoor learning during lockdown

Staff at a Yorkshire Dales outdoor education centre have had to step outside their comfort zone as the Covid-19 lockdown completely changes their approach to outdoor learning.

Parkinson's adventurer Alex Flynn plans isolation vertical marathon up and down stairs

An adventurer who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease will attempt to a vertical marathon, using his home staircase.

Ramblers Scotland backs Holyrood minister's Covid-19 outdoor access statement

Ramblers Scotland has welcomed Scottish Government guidelines on responsible access to the outdoors during the coronavirus crisis.

Welsh groups warn Covid-19 measures risk 'stigmatising' outdoor fans

A group of outdoor organisations has called on the Welsh Government to issue advice on taking outdoor exercise, as those making safe use of paths and green spaces risk becoming stigmatised.

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As outdoor professionals face an uncertain few months, we’d like to offer a little help to instructors and guides who might be facing difficulties during the pandemic crisis.

Police appeal for information on hen harrier shooting on North Yorkshire moor

Police investigating the alleged shooting of a protected bird of prey in North Yorkshire said they have interviewed a man.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

Good Samaritan runner injures ankle after stopping to offer help on Lakeland fell

A runner who stopped to help someone who had slipped on a Lake District hillside fell victim to injury himself within yards of leaving the person.


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