Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Hadrian’s Wall named one of the UK’s most incredible sights by Lonely Planet

    Northumberland National Park

    Hadrian’s Wall has been named the UK’s fifth most incredible sight by leading travel media company, Lonely Planet, in a new ranked list of the 500 most memorable, beautiful, surprising and compelling experiences to be had across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. The UK’s four constituent countries and countless small islands comprise […] The page Hadrian’s Wall named one of the UK’s most incredible sights by Lonely Planet first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 14 August 2019.

  • Sun, rain or snow? Real-time weather information service, Snowdon Live, launched for Snowdon Summit

    Snowdonia National Park

    Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) is one of the most iconic mountains, and tourist attractions in the UK; It is an inspirational space for fresh air, exercise and appreciation of the natural environment.

    Posted: 14 August 2019.

  • Volunteers clear flood debris from bridleway

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Arkengarthdale residents including Parish Councillors and farmers were joined by keen walkers and mountain bikers from across the north of England on Saturday (10 Aug) for a post-flooding clean-up of Langthwaite bridleway.  

    Posted: 12 August 2019.

  • The ‘best’ job in the Lake District is up for grabs

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park is currently recruiting for a new Fell Top Assessor to join its expert team. Applications are being invited from mountain professionals who want to provide first-hand, boots on the ground weather updates and safety advice for fell-walkers during the winter months.

    Posted: 12 August 2019.

  • New two-day music and beer festival at Danby

    North York Moors National Park

    The Rhythm and Brews Festival will celebrate the rich pool of North East musical talent and the craftsmanship of regional artisan brewers during a weekend of entertainment in the scenic grounds of The Moors National Park Centre on 14 and 15 September.

    Posted: 12 August 2019.

  • Minister visits flood-hit Yorkshire Dales

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Minister for National Parks, Lord Gardiner, has visited Arkengarthdale and Swaledale to meet people affected by last week’s devastating floods.

    Posted: 9 August 2019.

  • Unique experience launched to see South Downs National Park through the eyes of a Ranger

    South Downs National Park

    An exciting day out with a Ranger will be on offer to those visiting the South Downs National Park this summer. The new “Ranger Experience” will give people a real-life glimpse into the work of a South Downs Ranger as they step aboard a Land Rover to visit iconic sites, hear extraordinary stories and see conservation activities in action. The pilot initiative is aimed at giving people a deeper understanding of the spectacular landscape and its incredible wildlife. Working closely with local communities, farmers and landowners, the South Downs National Park Rangers play a pivotal role in conserving and enhancing

    Posted: 9 August 2019.

  • Sun and Smiles at Grantown Show!

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) stand at the Grantown show welcomed plenty of visitors today (Thursday 8th… The post Sun and Smiles at Grantown Show! appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Exmoor Poetry Book Launch at Dunster Show

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Park Talk: Focus on Farming

    Cairngorms National Park

    By CNPA Convener Xander McDade The summer is finally well and truly upon us which means that the… The post Park Talk: Focus on Farming appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Win doggy treats for your pooch!

    South Downs National Park

    This summer we are looking for the best photos of you enjoying the South Downs National Park with your four-legged friends. With rolling hills, lush woodland and crystal clear rivers, the South Downs National Park is the perfect place to walk your dog. From 9-31 August we're running a photo competition to find the best photo of people exploring the South Downs and enjoying the views with their furry friends. To enter, simply post a photograph of you enjoying summer in the South Downs National Park with a your dog on the lead. Make sure you're also following the four

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Ranger School Week

    Northumberland National Park

    During the first week of the summer holidays, we ran our first-ever Ranger School. This was a unique opportunity for children aged 11-14 to join our Park Rangers for a week and find out exactly what it takes to look after some of the UK’s most protected landscapes. Sill Learning Officer, Rachel Baron explains how […] The page Ranger School Week first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Ancient discovery begins to rewrite the New Forest’s history

    New Forest National Park

    An archaeological dig in the New Forest has unearthed new evidence that may play a role in finding out more about when people first settled here. Analysis of charcoal found in what was believed to be an Iron Age hillfort at Matley Heath, has dated the monument much further back to the Earlier Neolithic period. […] The post Ancient discovery begins to rewrite the New Forest’s history appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 August 2019.

  • Communities Cash in with Grants for Shopping and Sailing on Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 6 August 2019.

  • Five in a row for Northumberland Hen Harriers

    Northumberland National Park

    2019 was another successful year for rare and threatened hen harriers in Northumberland with birds successfully breeding here for the fifth year in row, making it the most consistent nesting place in England for this rare bird of prey. The Northumberland Hen Harrier Protection Partnership is pleased to announce that this year nine young have […] The page Five in a row for Northumberland Hen Harriers first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 6 August 2019.