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Five-year-old boy found dead after mother said they got lost hiking

Boy and mother went hiking at Lunch Creek Trail on Wednesday afternoon

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Will Gore The lark ascending can help lift our gloomy spirits

Continuing his series of reflections on place and pathway, Will Gore finds birdsong can brighten even the dampest of days

The most spectacular walks in the Peak District

The yawning valleys of the Peak District are ripe for rambling. Here are the best walks around the UK's first national park

The most breathtaking mountain hikes in the UK

The best mountain hikes in the UK, from the Scottish Highlands to the Peak District

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Will Gore Why should we restore Notre Dame when we ignore climate destruction?

In the latest in his series of reflections on place and pathways, Will Gore considers different sorts of pilgrimage

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Will Gore Who was this ghostly figure standing next to the empty gallows?

In the latest in his series about memorable pathways and places, Will Gore calls to mind an other-worldly encounter

Woman thwarts 'murder attempt' by hitting attacker on head with shovel

Man charged following incident on hiking trail in Western Australia

How a family hiking trip left me thinking about mortality

When we took a trip to Snowdon to escape our sedentary lifestyles, I had time to reflect on the recent passing of characters who’ve played a vital role in my life