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opinion Dartmoor Camping - Serfdom is back, and the future of the Ten Tors challenge at risk

Following last week's ruling that there is no right to camp on Dartmoor, there are concerns about the possible impact on the Ten Tors, an event that has inspired thousands of young people. Denying future generations the freedom to camp in the only significant wild land in southern England would be heartbreaking, says Fliss Freeborn, a former ...


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Should We All Be Saying Yr Wyddfa?

Last week's news widely reported the announcement that the Welsh names Eryri (Snowdonia) and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) will now be favoured by Snowdonia National Park Authority. This sparked an interesting discussion in the forums. However, we were l...

Should Schools Promote Indoor Climbing and Outdoor Pursuits?

School teacher Olivia Bruton shares her experience of taking a group of children to a climbing taster session, and states her case for more cooperation between climbing walls, organisations and schools.

Scotland's Wild Land is Under Threat

A new report shows that Scotland's Wild Land Areas are being reduced by development; yet the Scottish Government's draft national planning policy fails to address the loss of this priceless resource. Stronger protection for wild landscape is urgently...

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In response to an increase in anti-social camping, Dartmoor National Park Authority want to restrict the right to wild camp in...

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