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Rescuers' weather forecast plea after Lakeland campers awake to mist-covered fell

A Lake District rescue team pleaded with the public to plan ahead and check weather forecasts after it was called out five times over the weekend, including three in one day.

Dartmoor bosses urge extra vigilance as fire risk rises during hot spell

National park bosses are appealing to visitors to take extra care not to spark wildfires during the exceptionally prolonged warm weather.

Scotland's outdoor fans urged to take care to avoid starting wildfires

Scotland’s outdoor advisory body has warned parts of the countryside will continue to be vulnerable to wildfires this week.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Authority cash helps Yorkshire Dales farming pair set up Buckden campsite

A grant from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has helped a farming family set up a campsite on the route of a long-distance footpath.

Adventurer James Forrest claims nuttalls record with six-month summit-bagging walk

An adventurous walker is claiming a record for summiting all England and Wales’s mountains. James Forrest has ascended 446 peaks in six months, c...

National Trust for Scotland drops Glencoe trademark threat to Hilltrek firm

The National Trust for Scotland has admitted it was wrong to pursue a small outdoors gear manufacturer over the Glencoe trademark.

Lomond national park wins public access appeal against Drumlean Estate

A national park authority has won a legal appeal against an estate that blocked access to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Aut...

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

On test: MSR Elixir 1 tent reviewed

MSR describes its new Elixir 1 as the brand's 'most livable' one-person tent. So we lived in it to see... just for a few days...

On test: LifeSaver Liberty Bottle reviewed

Worried about what's in your water? This neat bottle will even filter out viruses when in the great outdoors...

Lomond national park camping restrictions come into force at lochside sites

Camping bylaws are now in force, bosses at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park have warned.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith airs Lomond camping ban feature on BBC Radio 4

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith will shortly take to the airwaves to examine the controversial wild camping ban in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park.

On test: Primus PrimeTech Stove Set reviewed

Just add gas: this nifty set provides all you need to get cooking on the trail. But how did it perform?...

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

Controversial camping bylaws set to come into force in Lomond national park

A controversial camping permit scheme comes in to force in a Scottish national park this week. Anyone wanting to pitch their tent in certain areas ...

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

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