Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Additional £300,000 funding to help with Green Recovery

    Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms Green Recovery Fund – additional £300,000 funding to help local communities and businesses recover Building upon the… The post Additional £300,000 funding to help with Green Recovery appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 25 March 2021.

  • The North York Moors National Park welcomes responsible visitors

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is delighted that from Monday 29 March it can once again welcome people to experience its cherished landscapes. However, it is reminding all those that choose to visit the area to act responsibly and with great consideration for the wildlife and communities who live there.

    Posted: 24 March 2021.

  • Lake District prepares for visitor return

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park Authority is preparing to safely welcome visitors back to enjoy all the health and wellbeing benefits the Lake District has to offer, which are now more important than ever.

    Posted: 24 March 2021.

  • An Open Letter from the Chief Executive of Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 24 March 2021.

  • Work Underway at Minehead's College Farm

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 23 March 2021.

  • Exmoor Affordable Housing Consultation

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 23 March 2021.

  • Park set to welcome visitors with £1m investment in people and infrastructure

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park is preparing to welcome visitors back this summer with a record £1m investment having… The post Park set to welcome visitors with £1m investment in people and infrastructure appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 March 2021.

  • Dales farms start journey to ‘net zero’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    “We are enthusiastic about the changes that can be made to the farm,” said Jenny Bowes by the lambing shed. Ghyll Bank Farm near Orton in Cumbria, which she runs with husband Lenny, is one of ten farms in either the Yorkshire Dales National Park or Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) about to […] The post Dales farms start journey to ‘net zero’ appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 23 March 2021.

  • Join our virtual Full Authority Meeting – 25 March

    New Forest National Park

    Our 22 members meet regularly to make decisions on matters relating to what we do as a National Park Authority. These meetings take place throughout the year and are open to the public. While they usually take place at Lymington Town Hall, during the restrictions around Covid-19 we are holding virtual meetings which are streamed live. […] The post Join our virtual Full Authority Meeting – 25 March appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 March 2021.

  • Support for the New Forest commoning community

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest National Park remains one of the few places in England where the ancient tradition of commoning is still widely practised. Commoners have been grazing their animals on the open Forest since before the Norman Conquest in 1066, helping create and maintain the landscape and rare wildlife which makes the New Forest so […] The post Support for the New Forest commoning community appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 March 2021.

  • One month to go! The Peak District celebrates it's 70th birthday

    Peak District National Park

    Seventy years ago this year the Peak District National Park became the UK’s original national park, designated on 17 April, 1951.

    Posted: 18 March 2021.

  • Action plan put in place to encourage care for the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE from New Forest National Park Authority, Forestry England, New Forest District Council and Go New Forest New Forest organisations are calling on people to ‘care for the Forest, care for each other’ in a joint action plan to manage the increasing visitor numbers expected this year. The group aims to ensure the […] The post Action plan put in place to encourage care for the New Forest appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 18 March 2021.

  • First New Forest Awakening Festival a digital success

    New Forest National Park

    One month, 28 events, 815,000 people Messages about the climate and nature crises in the National Park reached an audience of 815,000 people thanks to the online New Forest Awakening Festival, which ran throughout February. The first festival of its kind in the New Forest was led by the New Forest National Park Authority (NPA), with a range […] The post First New Forest Awakening Festival a digital success appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 March 2021.

  • Quarry fund supports bees and invites new bids

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Bees awakening from hibernation in the area around Swinden Quarry in Craven are to get a helping hand. The quarry’s owners, Tarmac, paid £30,000 into the Swinden Quarry Natural Environment Fund in 2020, the first year of its operation.  Some of that money has gone to the charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, to help fund […] The post Quarry fund supports bees and invites new bids appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 16 March 2021.

  • Encouraging year for peregrines in Peak District uplands

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative has published its 2020 final report, showing encouraging breeding successes for several bird of prey species in moorland areas of the Peak District, thanks to collaboration between landowners, gamekeepers and raptor workers during COVID-19.

    Posted: 15 March 2021.