In case of emergency, dial 112 or 999 and ask for the Police

What to do in an emergency

What to do in an emergency


Additional advice is available on the Walks Britain website

Important advice about calling the emergency services from a mobile phone is available at the following page:


With all the different rescue agencies in the UK such as Mountain Rescue, Cave Rescue, The Coastguard, RNLI and The Police, the following leaflet includes general advice as to who to call in an emergency. Click on the button to download.


Please note we are not responsible for the content of third party websites and provide the links to the information in good faith.

Mountain safety. When things go wrong

The short video gives important information about dialing the emergency services from a mobile phone in the event of an accident. It answers important questions such as: what’s the difference between 999 and 112? How can you call when your mobile phone is showing no signal? Or if somebody in your party is unconscious and …

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