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A charity that was set up to establish a national park in the Lake District has celebrated its 85th anniversary.

Members of the Friends of the Lake District, along with supporters and members of the public, made the climb to Latrigg to watch the sun set on summer solstice day

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Lakeland walkers rescued from Hallin Fell after one has panic attack

Two walkers were brought to safety from a Lake District fell after one of them suffered a panic attack.

Walker suffering seizures airlifted from Cadair Idris in 6½-hour rescue

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after falling ill. The 59-year-old was with a group of seven on Cadair Idris when he began having se...

Police appeal after break-in at Steall Hut in Glen Nevis

Police in the Highlands are appealing for information after a break-in at a mountaineering hut. A member of the Lochaber Mountaineering Club discov...

Missing Cairngorms walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe and well

A man who was reported missing in the Cairngorms has been found. Police Scotland said Andrew Moorhouse was traced safe and well. The 46-year-old...

National park workers improve boggy Yorkshire Dales Coast to Coast Walk stretch

National park rangers and volunteers are working on improving a section of the Coast to Coast Walk through the Yorkshire Dales.

Campaign groups urge MSPs to take action on Scottish hilltracks

A group of conservation charities is urging Scottish politicians to tackle the problem of the growing number of vehicle tracks on the nation’s hillsides.

Cockermouth rescuers mark 50th anniversary of death of members in rockfall

Members of a Lake District rescue team gathered this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of a tragedy in which two of its volunteers died.

Aviemore police appeal for sightings of missing walker Andrew Moorhouse

Police have appealed to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Andrew Moorhouse is reported to have gone walking al...

Police appeal to public after three red kites killed near Kirkcudbright

Police have launched an investigation after the death of three red kites in Dumfries and Galloway. Tests revealed two of the raptors found near Kir...

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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.

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?.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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