Mountain rescuers have warned walkers that wintry conditions still have a hold on the Lake District tops, after two incidents involving people getting into difficulties on the high fells.
Three mountain rescue teams and an RAF Sea King helicopter were called out when a woman became exhausted and cold on Dove Crag on the Fairfield Horseshoe
A new exhibition will examine author Alfred Wainwright’s love affair with the Lake District.
Wainwright, the author of the celebrated Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells, called his first volume a ‘love letter' to the Cumbrian mountains
Mountaineers in Scotland have called on politicians to respect the nation’s uplands.
A campaign by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland ahead of the looming general election aims to raise the importance of preserving wild lands in the eyes of decision makers
A woman was treated and rescued by air ambulance staff after she injured her ankle while walking on Hadrian’s Wall.
The 26-year-old woman from Newcastle upon Tyne fell while walking near Housesteads today
The UK’s civilian search and rescue helicopter was officially launched at one of the bases first in line to take over from the familiar Sea Kings of the RAF and Royal Navy.
Coastguard aircraft operated by a subsidiary of the Texas-based Bristow will gradually take on the duties formerly operated by military helicopters from 1 April
Mountain rescuers put their lives on the line to rescue a group of inexperienced hillwalkers on Britain’s highest mountain after three of the men fell more than 600ft.
Rescuers have gone to the aid of a group on Britain’s highest mountain after one of them fell more than 600 feet.
Online campaign group 38 Degrees is urging outdoor enthusiasts to sign a petition opposing the sell-off of land in national parks.
The coalition Government said it has no plans to privatise Britain’s national mapping agency. Ordnance Survey will shortly become a government-ow...
Campaigners have described as ‘atrocious’ the delay in extending two national parks 18 months after a public inquiry made its recommendations.
The UK’s oldest national trail hits its 50th birthday this year, and tourism bosses are urging walkers to celebrate the anniversary by pulling on their boots and visiting the route.
A Peak District walker was stretchered to an ambulance after injuring himself when he slipped on a hillside.
A coachload of Chinese tourists was among 40 people rescued from a Lake District pass after blizzards brought chaos to the road.
A man who collapsed at the feet of rescuers after falling 650ft from England’s third-highest mountain was described as ‘one lucky chap’.
Paul Besley broke his skull, leg, ankle and shoulder when he fell while winter walking. Here's how he survived and how you could if the worst happened...