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Sixties' gear back in vogue as walkers celebrate Cleveland Way's 50th anniversary

A group of national park apprentices stepped out in 1960s gear to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way.

Watchdog tells York Council to speed up after it said path order will take 29 years

A local authority has been ordered to review its procedures after it told a campaigner it would take 29 years to add a footpath to official maps.

Firefighters in operation to control major wildfire on Ilkley Moor

A major wildfire has devastated a large area of Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire. At the height of the blaze, about 70 firefighters were at the scene ...

Helicopter airlifts stone for Whernside footpath repairs in Yorkshire Dales

A helicopter has been used to airlift stone on to the flanks of Yorkshire’s highest mountain to repair a popular footpath.

BMC and rescuers criticise 'unprecedented' Snowdonia 'closed mountains' message

The British Mountaineering Council has criticised a national park authority which urged hillgoers to stay away from its peaks.

Man airlifted after falling while scrambling on Tryfan with eight-year-old son

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in a fall on Tryfan. The walker, from south-east England, was with his partner and eight-yea...

Snowdonia walkers and climbers warned of boulder hazard on Tryfan

Walkers and climbers are being warned of a potentially hazardous boulder on the slopes of Tryfan in Snowdonia.

BMC Mend Our Mountains appeal passes £½m mark

The British Mountaineering Council’s million-pound bid to raise cash for footpath repairs has passed the halfway mark.

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: Britain's national parks need an injection of idealism

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has called for an injection of idealism into Britain’s national parks if they are to survive.

Whernside path repairs first to be completed as part of Mend Our Mountains campaign

Footpath repairs on Yorkshire’s highest fell have been completed. Rebuilding of the Bruntscar path on Whernside took place as part of the Mend Ou...

On test: two- to three-season walking boots reviewed

Twelve pairs of walking boots put to the test through extensive hoofing across the hills, but which scored best?.

Natural England urged to ditch Hampshire ferry plans for England Coast Path route

Campaigners are urging the government’s official outdoors body not to incorporate a ferry into the route of the England Coast Path in Hampshire.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn Phillips's border research suggests Wales should shrink a little

Months of measurements and footslogging by two walkers has led them to the conclusion that the Wales-England border could be in the wrong place.

John Muir Trust pays tribute after death of 'Mr Cairngorms' Adam Watson

The John Muir Trust has paid tribute to a mountain expert affectionately known as Mr Cairngorms, who died this week.

Campaigners fight fence plans at tycoon Getty's grandson's Chilterns farm

Access campaigners are fighting plans by the grandson of the late oil tycoon John Paul Getty II to build a deer fence across a public bridleway.

Fell care volunteers demolish 180 pieces of cake after day restoring landscape

The final Lake District fell care day of the year saw walls and fences restored and 180 pieces of cake demolished by volunteers and staff.

Walkers warned to stay clear of Beachy Head cliffs after large cracks appear

The Coastguard is warning walkers to stay away from cliff edges at a South Downs beauty spot after a large crack appeared close to the footpath.

New Anglesey section of Wales Coast Path gives walkers 'fantastic' views

A new two-mile stretch of coastal footpath has been created on Anglesey to give walkers improved sea views.

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