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Mountain experts issue advice for weekend hillgoers in 'unusual' lean winter

Mountain experts are warning anyone heading for the Scottish hills this weekend to expect the unexpected.

Police appeal after buzzard shot in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after the discovery of a bird of prey that was killed illegally.

Rare midge find is UK first for Highland 'lost world' estate Dundreggan

It’s perhaps not the news walkers in the Highlands would want to hear: a rare species of midge previously unknown in Britain has been discovered.

Four young Scafell Pike charity walkers spark 'avoidable' rescue in wild weather

A Lake District mountain rescue team has described how its members brought four young women to safety in severe weather from England’s highest mountain.

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

Climber who fell from Cairn Gorm dies in hospital

A man who was injured in a fall from a Highland mountain has died in hospital. He was climbing and walking on his own on Tuesday when he fell in Co...

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairn Gorm Northern Corries

A climber was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in the Scottish Highlands. Police in Aviemore were alerted to the incident a...

Two Pen-y-ghent walkers and dogs rescued after getting lost in dark

Two walkers were rescued, along with their dogs, after getting lost in the dark during a journey on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

Lost Cheviot walkers use phone picture to guide rescuers to location

Two walkers took a picture on their mobile phone to guide rescuers to them after getting lost on a mountain in the Cheviot Hills.

Review: Annandale Way, by Roger Turnbull and Jacquetta Megarry

A turn-by-turn guide to this gentle trail through Scotland's border country takes the walker from source to sea.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

Down or synthetic? Well, it's no longer that simple, as we found when we put 12 insulated jackets to the test in a British winter...

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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