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Wintry Ribblehead shot wins Wainwright Society photo competition

A photograph of a wintry Ribblehead station in the Yorkshire Dales has won an annual competition run by aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright.

Lake District planners give go-ahead to 1km-long zipwire at Honister

Planners in the Lake District have given the green light to a zipwire despite officers recommending the application be refused.

Kendal Mountain Festival visitors will be able to step into giant ThermoPlume snowglobe

Outdoor fans stepping into an inflatable globe will be showered in insulation rather than snowflakes.

Summer's nearly over - welcome to spring 2019

While you've been out getting sunburnt this summer, outdoor brands have been planning for next spring - here's a glimpse of the near future.

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Youth activities providers voice opposition to Thirlmere zipwire plans

A conservation charity said young people are able to find their inspiration in the beauty of the Lake District and do not need a zipwire to provide thrills in the area.

Wainwright Society voices opposition to planned Thirlmere zipwire

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright have evoked his memory in declaring their opposition to a proposed zipwire across Thirlmere.

Film-maker Richard Else: 'I believe Alfred Wainwright had Asperger Syndrome'

A film-maker who collaborated with acclaimed Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright said he believes the man had Asperger Syndrome.

Wainwright Society will raise funds for outdoor classroom at Blencathra Centre

Aficionados of the late Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright will raise funds to set up an outdoor classroom in his memory.

BBC Two series will see mountaineer Paul Rose explore the Lake District

Outdoor enthusiasts who love the Lake District will be able to enjoy some of its delights without leaving their armchairs.

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.

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

David Felton's Blea Tarn photograph wins Wainwright Society competition

A shot of Blea Tarn and Langdale has been judged a ‘worthy winner’ in an annual competition run by the Wainwright Society.

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Kendal Mountain Festival: the land of white waterproofs and false moustaches

As another Kendal Mountain Festival winds up, ponder the need for false moustaches and white waterproof jackets.

Yorkshire Dales volunteers upgrade Swinner Gill stretch of Coast to Coast path

Volunteers have upgraded a section of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk in the Yorkshire Dales. The 220m stretch of the popular long-distance rout...

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