Free AllTrails 6 month subscription for BMC Members
In partnership with AllTrails, the BMC gifts you a free six month subscription worth £17.94.
07 Dec
Free Komoot Region Map Bundle for BMC Members
BMC members receive a free map bundle (worth £8.99)
07 Nov
Extending the right to roam backed by survey results
The BMC has recently conducted an access survey in which we posed a series of questions about the types of recreational activities members are currently undertaking outdoors and what the future of access legislation might look like.
11 Sep
Right to Roam in Wales
Only 20% of Wales is considered open access land. The BMC has been campaigning for increased access to nature in Wales for many years and is now calling for new legislation – a Right to Roam Bill.
01 Sep
What to do when you walk through a field of cows: warning for walkers
Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching crags. BMC member Simon Coldrick was badly injured after a cow attacked him as he led a fell race on the edge of Sheffield.
30 Aug
BMC vision for the future of wild camping
In the week that sees the Dartmoor wild camping case return to the Court of Appeal, the BMC clearly sets out its position on wild camping.
17 Jul
Get Walking With YHA Festival Of Walking
The BMC have partnered with YHA (England and Wales) to support the Festival of Walking as it returns this autumn.
12 Jun
Redressing the gender disparity in adventure filmmaking; BMC Women In Adventure Competition to be hosted at Kendal Mountain Festival 2023.
The BMC and Kendal Mountain Festival are calling for all adventurers and filmmakers to switch their cameras on and get ready to enter the Women in Adventure Film Competition 2023.
31 May
BMC Announces New Sponsors
The BMC have confirmed two sponsors as part of our new and wider commercial partner programme.
23 May
New BMC research draws direct correlation between earnings and ability to get outdoors
It’s true that the outdoors is free, but is it equal? New BMC-commissioned research has shown that a range of barriers can prevent those who need it most getting outside.
17 May
Thousands more embrace Hill Walking
Thousands more people embrace hill and mountain walking, according to new Sport England figures.
28 Apr
Rare Tick Borne Disease Found In UK
Health officials have confirmed that ticks infected with tick borne encephalitis have been found in a small number of areas in England.
05 Apr
BMC commits to reach net zero by 2040 – ten years ahead of Government’s own target
Halving emissions by the end of the decade and cutting greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible by 2040 are the ambitious goals set out by the National Governing Body in order to ‘lead by example and play its part in tackling the climate crisis’.
14 Feb
Cwm Idwal: Welsh winter monitoring system live and upgraded
The Cwm Idwal Winter Monitoring system is now back live and with new equipment and software. Ready for you to head up the hills in the best wintery conditions.
07 Feb
Crag and Upland Restoration Fund: invitation for applications 2023
The BMC has once again set aside £10,000 per year fund to support volunteer led environmental initiatives and work days to improve crags and upland areas across England and Wales.
07 Feb
Dartmoor National Park seek permission to appeal High Court judgment
Dartmoor National Park Authority met today (27 January) to agreed key decisions on backpack camping.
27 Jan
Mend Our Mountains: Get Stuck In!
Help the preserve the upland environment by joining a team of BMC volunteers in Snowdonia and the Lake District.
26 Jan
New Deal to Protect Nature COP15
A new agreement has been made to protect nature in a "historic" deal between nations at COP 15 UN Biodiversity Summit in Montreal.
19 Jan
BMC support crowdfunding drive by CPRE
The BMC is proud to support the crowdfunding drive by CPRE Peak District and South Yorkshire in opposition to further road building on the edge of the Peak District. The following is an urgent message from lead campaigner Anne Robinson:
18 Jan
Yr Wyddfa y Copa o Eryri: Petition to use Welsh name for Snowdonia National Park
Following a petition that received over 5000 signatures, the National Park in Eryri was spurred to take action to use the Welsh names of Eryri (Snowdonia) and Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) as the primary names in both English and Welsh context. 
17 Nov
Government not protecting land and sea for nature
Wildlife and Countryside Link (of which the BMC is a member) is calling on the Prime Minister to send a clear message that the UK will be a global leader in implementing 30x30 ahead of talks at COP15 in Montreal in December.
19 Oct