Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Park visitors urged to ‘take it home’ as litter and rubbish collection costs hit £37,000 per year

    Peak District National Park

    National Park rangers are asking visitors to think twice before leaving litter in the Peak District, as figures estimate more than 60 tonnes of rubbish a year is being removed from some of the most popular locations.

    Posted: 17 April 2019.

  • Discover National Parks fortnight 2019

    National Parks UK

    Discover National Parks is a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences running throughout the Easter holidays.

    Posted: 17 April 2019.

  • Hop around the Park sustainably this Easter

    Lake District National Park

    As Easter weekend approaches, the Lake District National Park is encouraging people to think green about travelling to and around the Park.

    Posted: 16 April 2019.

  • Look up at the sky in wonder

    South Downs National Park

    Look up at the sky of the South Downs…and be in awe of our feathered friends. Life can be so busy that it’s often easy to forget the natural beauty around us. But today try something different. Take a moment to slow down and gaze upwards for a while – you’ll be amazed at the wonderfulness in the sky around us! The South Downs National Park is a haven for birds, so for Look Up At The Sky Day ranger Tim Squire shares his top five birds to look out for: Wheatear  One of the early spring migrants. These handsome

    Posted: 14 April 2019.

  • Milestone achieved in preparation of new Local Plan for the North York Moors

    North York Moors National Park

    A significant milestone has been reached in the preparation of a new Local Plan for the North York Moors National Park, which will guide decisions on planning applications up until the year 2035.

    Posted: 12 April 2019.

  • Lorna’s epic Pedalling the Parks for #70kfor70 starts on Saturday

    Peak District National Park

    This Saturday (13 April) sees intrepid Lorna Fisher pedal off on her epic 1658-mile cycle ride – taking in all 15 UK national parks in just two weeks.

    Posted: 11 April 2019.

  • National Trail celebrates 50th anniversary with new wheels, thanks to support from ultrarunners

    North York Moors National Park

    Support from the Hardmoors Race Series has allowed Cleveland Way Managers to purchase a brand new vehicle to help maintain one of the nation’s favourite National Trails.

    Posted: 11 April 2019.

  • Trail improvements to take place at Fernilee Reservoir

    Peak District National Park

    Soon, visitors to the beautiful Fernilee reservoir in the Goyt Valley will be able to enjoy improved access to the peaceful waterside trail on the east side of the reservoir.

    Posted: 11 April 2019.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 11 April 2019

    Cairngorms National Park

    You can view all currently active Planning applications and the deadline dates for Public Comments on a  weekly list here… The post Weekly list of active planning applications – 11 April 2019 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 April 2019.

  • Visit us at the Norfolk Festival of Nature

    Broads National Park

    Visit The Forum, Norwich on Sunday 14 April to learn all about our incredible wildlife at the Norfolk Festival of Nature.

    Posted: 10 April 2019.

  • Pedalling the Parks

    New Forest National Park

    Peak District National Park manager tackles epic 1600-mile cycle ride across the UK’s most treasured landscapes Intrepid Lorna Fisher is gearing up for an epic 1,600-mile cycle ride – taking in all 15 UK national parks in just two weeks. Lorna – a Peak District National Park engagement manager who leads a team of rangers […] The post Pedalling the Parks appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 April 2019.

  • School-age people are invited to take environmental action in Buxton

    Peak District National Park

    Young people aged 13 to 18 years, who want to take part in active conservation and learn more about the wildlife in the Buxton area are invited to become Junior Rangers.

    Posted: 10 April 2019.

  • Next Steps for Cairngorms Local Development Plan 2020

    Cairngorms National Park

    The consultation on the Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Cairngorms National Park has now closed and… The post Next Steps for Cairngorms Local Development Plan 2020 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 9 April 2019.

  • Young people offered chance to win place on Nature ID course

    Cairngorms National Park

    Do you know the call of a crested tit or can you tell the difference between a golden… The post Young people offered chance to win place on Nature ID course appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 9 April 2019.

  • The Broads Authority supports students to become ‘citizen scientists’

    Broads National Park

    The new programme enables students and the public to go out into the field learn about the role peat has played in the Broads.

    Posted: 9 April 2019.