Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • New ‘meadow-makers’ group for Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 15 March 2021.

  • National Parks’ plan to include a virtual element in future Dark Skies Festivals after lockdown event proves big hit

    North York Moors National Park

    Lockdown may have put paid to the usual format of the popular annual Dark Skies Festival in February but going virtual with many of the events proved to be such a huge hit with people that online sessions will feature in future festivals.

    Posted: 15 March 2021.

  • Park Authority commits to being ‘Net Zero’ within 4 years

    Cairngorms National Park

    Scotland has the most ambitious climate legislation in the world and today (Friday 12 March) the Cairngorms National… The post Park Authority commits to being ‘Net Zero’ within 4 years appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 March 2021.

  • Gold Struck at Exmoor National Park Centre, Lynmouth Pavillion

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 12 March 2021.

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Strongly Condemn Recent Shootings of Birds of Prey

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are shocked, but sadly not surprised, by footage recently released by the RSPB investigations team of two buzzards being lured to their deaths on a North Yorkshire grouse moor.  Neil Heseltine, Chair of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority said: ”This shows a callous disregard for the law and […] The post Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Strongly Condemn Recent Shootings of Birds of Prey appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 11 March 2021.

  • New members invited to join the New Forest Access Forum

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest Access Forum is recruiting new members and is inviting applications from people who are passionate about public access. The forum is an independent group of volunteers who advise New Forest organisations about improving access and accessibility. It’s looking for people to represent the following topics: walking, dog walking, cycling, equestrians, disabled access, health & wellbeing, access […] The post New members invited to join the New Forest Access Forum appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 March 2021.

  • Leads on for lambing time

    Cairngorms National Park

    While many of us have worked from home over the last 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic,… The post Leads on for lambing time appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 March 2021.

  • Traditional re-roofing of Y Sosban wins National award.

    Snowdonia National Park

    The renovation of a 17th Century listed building in Dolgellau, Y Sosban, which incorporated some “rare” roofing methods using Welsh Slate, has won a national award.

    Posted: 6 March 2021.

  • Restoration works on the iconic Great Ridge due to start

    Peak District National Park

    Separating Edale from Castleton, and the limestone of the White Peak from the millstone grit of the Dark Peak, the Great Ridge straddles the heart of the Peak District and provides a fantastic ridge walk. The path, which is extremely popular with walkers with stunning views of the Hope Valley, is badly eroded by footfall and the elements, is in need of repair.

    Posted: 4 March 2021.

  • National Park plea to ensure new puppies are Lake District ready

    Lake District National Park

    As lockdown is being lifted slowly and people may starting to think about venturing back to the Lake District when it’s allowed, the National Park Authority is asking visitors to ensure that puppies are ready for the countryside.

    Posted: 2 March 2021.

  • Three boaters prosecuted for Broads navigation offences

    Broads National Park

    Three individuals have been successfully prosecuted for offences on the Broads.

    Posted: 25 February 2021.

  • Every opinion matters: National Park seeks your views on the future of the North York Moors

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is asking people to ‘be bold’, as it opens up the opportunity for members of the public to share their own opinions about the future of this extraordinary area. The viewpoints gathered will establish a ‘shared vision’, which will sit at the very heart of the National Park’s new Management Plan.

    Posted: 24 February 2021.

  • National Park launch ‘pop up’ campsite guide

    Lake District National Park

    Ahead of this summer’s potential staycation boom, the Lake District National Park Authority has compiled an information pack and is hosting an online session for farmers and land managers on how to create a pop up campsite for this year’s visitors.

    Posted: 18 February 2021.

  • Free online funding workshops for Lake District farmers

    Lake District National Park

    A number of free online agri-environment information sessions are being held over the next few weeks for Lake District farmers and land managers to find out more about changes to funding.

    Posted: 15 February 2021.

  • Building a path to Exmoor's future rural economy

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 11 February 2021.