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Dry weather leads to wildfire warnings for outdoor fans over Easter period

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the British countryside over the Easter holiday are being urged to be on their guard against starting wildfires.

On test: camp foods reviewed

We've slaved over a hot camp stove to evaluate 15 different prepared foods: breakfasts, main meals and desserts, to find the top outdoor cuisine.

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

On test: lightweight camping stoves reviewed

We fired up eight varied lightweight stoves to see how they compared on camp...

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.

Grough's great big Christmas gift guide to goodies for the outdoor fan

We've taken a peep inside Santa's North Pole headquarters to bring you suggestions for seasonal gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

Sub-zero temperatures and blizzards test runners as OMM hits Black Mountains

Thousands of hardy competitors endured sub-zero temperatures and blizzards in the Original Mountain Marathon held at the weekend.

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

Sprinkling Tarn camper rescued after breaking leg in night trip

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg while wild camping. The 55-year-old was with his two sons at Sprinkling Tarn in ...

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.

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