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Trust marks locals' open-space victory in Battle of Berkhamsted Common

As battles go, it’s less well known than Hastings or Bosworth, but a night-time raid to save the people’s right to use an open space is being celebrated by the National Trust.

Sir Chris Bonington backs bid to win cash for path work on 'magical' Suilven

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington is urging outdoor fans to vote for a ‘magical’ Highlands mountain in a bid for conservation cash.

Family of missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton 'desperate' to find him

The family of a walker who went missing in the Highlands said they are desperate to find him. More than 50 mountain rescue volunteers joined a sear...

Police appeal after seriously injured cyclist found on Buttertubs Pass

Police are appealing for information after a seriously injured cyclist was found on a Yorkshire Dales pass.

Mountaineer Kenton Cool abandons Himalayan climb to return to dying father

One of Britain’s top mountaineers has revealed how he had to abandon a Himalayan expedition when his father fell gravely ill.

Afan Goed mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in crash

A mountain biker was rescued after crashing his bike and injuring his leg. Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team was called out on Wednes...

Two climbers suffer head injuries in separate falls from Peak District crags

Two climbers suffered head injuries in separate falls at Peak District crags on the same day. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to aid the ...

Climber breaks leg in fall at Stanage Edge

A climber was rescued after falling from a popular Peak District crag. The woman fell and suffered a suspected broken leg when she came off the roc...

11-year-old boy and dad rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A boy had to be rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia mountain. The 11-year-old and his father, from Cardiff, got into difficu...

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Rangers lead walks to Peak District plane wrecks and hidden 'letterboxes'

National park rangers are offering the public the chance to walk with them to discover aircraft wrecks on the Peak District’s highest hill.

Experienced climber Martin Harris broke neck in Striding Edge fall, inquest told

An experienced mountaineer stumbled on a notorious Lake District peak and plunged 300 feet to his death, an inquest was told.

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

High Peak Trail widening will give more space to walkers and cyclists

A popular trail in the Peak District will be widened to give more space to walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Plea to charities after eight Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued in dark

A rescue team has urged charity challenge organisers to take greater care of those taking part, after a group of eight walkers had to be brought to safety.

Review: The Walker’s Handbook by Hugh Westacott

A comprehensive handbook on all aspects of walking, brought up-to-date in this recent edition...

Woman with broken ankle rescued from Earl's Crag above Cowling

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire crag after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Th...


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