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

Experts in Scotland said most of the nation will have a high or extreme fire risk by Saturday

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Mountain weather service rejigs forecast areas to offer better service to walkers

A specialist mountain weather forecasting service has upgraded its coverage for the North of England.

National Trust shelves Wasdale Head loo plans but will build Lake Head toilets

The National Trust has shelved plans for a new toilet block at Wasdale Head in the Lake District. It said the proposal received several objections,...

Rescuers in 7½-hour operation to aid walker injured in 50ft fall on Tryfan

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation members were ...

Lake District climber rescued after injuring leg in fall from Borrowdale crag

A climber was rescued from a Lake District crag after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Skye rescuers on way to cardiac callout learn casualty is team member

A rescue team called out to reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest learnt the casualty was a colleague.

Lost Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after getting separated from group

Two Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers were rescued after they got lost when they became separated from the large group they were with.

Walk in Wainwright's footsteps or take a Lakeland stroll as guided walks begin

A series of guided walks in the Lake District kicks off at the weekend. The volunteer-led walks have taken place since the 1960s and more than 70 d...

Campaign groups mark 70th anniversary of access law with pledge on national parks

Five campaign groups have sealed a pledge to protect national parks and make them more accessible. A time capsule containing the pledge was buried ...

Mountain Aid charity urges walkers to pull on boots and become Corbett Connoisseurs

A charity is urging hillwalkers to become Corbett Connoisseurs to help fund its safety work. Mountain Aid wants walkers to pull on their boots duri...

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: headtorches reviewed

We've been out on the dark hills to shed some light on the best headtorches for use by outdoor enthusiasts.

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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