Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Hadrian’s Wall Assistant Trail Ranger

    Northumberland National Park

    Earlier this year we posted two blogs from Hadrian’s Wall Path Trail Ranger Gary Pickles talking about the management of the National Trail and the work that goes into its preservation. This time we are turning the blog over to Tess Wenham. Tess started working with Gary in April this year as Assistant Trail Ranger. […] The page Hadrian’s Wall Assistant Trail Ranger first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 26 November 2019.

  • Six ways to beat Christmas stress

    South Downs National Park

    The Christmas season is upon us and it's meant to be a time of joy, but for some it can be a time of stress, anxiety and disappointment. The high expectations that come with Christmas can be stressful.  Here are six ways you can help beat back the Christmas stress and reconnect with the true meaning of the season: Spend some time in nature  For lots of families, a Boxing Day walk is a Christmas ritual. But why not make a bit of time to head out for an early morning walk before a day of present shopping, wrapping and

    Posted: 25 November 2019.

  • Cairngorms National Park writers celebrate anthology launch

    Cairngorms National Park

    A year of inspirational writing about life and nature in the Cairngorms National Park has been captured in… The post Cairngorms National Park writers celebrate anthology launch appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 November 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: 21 November 2019.

  • Cairngorms Project wins at UK National Parks Volunteer Awards

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Rare Invertebrates in the Cairngorms (RIC) project has won a UK National Parks Volunteer Award. TV presenter… The post Cairngorms Project wins at UK National Parks Volunteer Awards appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 20 November 2019.

  • Christmas Comes to Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority is getting in the festive spirit as it prepares to launch its month-long programme of Christmas events at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre in Once Brewed. From tales of Christmas elves to creative workshops and festive fun runs, the Park’s Christmas events programme promises to deliver something for everyone. The […] The page Christmas Comes to Northumberland National Park first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 20 November 2019.

  • Repeated break-ins put Dovedale facilities at risk

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority has warned that a spate of break-ins and thefts from its Dovedale public toilets could put the facility at risk of closure. The public toilets, based at the popular car park at Dovedale between Ilam and Thorpe, recently suffered their fourth incident this year.

    Posted: 19 November 2019.

  • Voluntary Ranger ‘thrilled’ with national award after completing over 3,000 hours for National Park

    North York Moors National Park

    TV presenter and explorer Paul Rose presented one of the top volunteers from the North York Moors National Park Authority with a special award today recognising his ‘passion’ and ‘commitment’ to wildlife.

    Posted: 16 November 2019.

  • UK National Parks Volunteer Awards 2019

    National Parks UK

    Posted: 16 November 2019.

  • New Exhibition inspired by Northumberland opens at The Sill

    Northumberland National Park

    ‘Inspired by Our Land’ captures the unique and special qualities of Northumberland National Park. Celebrating the park’s heritage, culture, landscapes and nature. The exhibition showcases artists from Northumberland and across the region who use the backdrop of Northumberland to inspire their work. Housed in The Sill’s gallery space, The Stell, the exhibition which officially opened […] The page New Exhibition inspired by Northumberland opens at The Sill first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 November 2019.

  • Northumberland National Park Volunteers Recognised in National Awards

    Northumberland National Park

    The awards, which took place at Kendal Mountain Festival on Saturday 16th November at a ceremony sponsored by Columbia Sportswear, recognise the outstanding contribution that volunteers make in helping to care for National Park landscapes. Local volunteer Katie Armstrong, who started volunteering at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre in July 2018 whilst at Newcastle […] The page Northumberland National Park Volunteers Recognised in National Awards first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 November 2019.

  • North East Tourist Centre Recognised in European Landscape Awards

    Northumberland National Park

    The Sill was selected by the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) to represent UK’s nomination. Defra stated the centre’s innovative ability to inspire, involve and engage a variety of people in learning, participation and conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of landscapes as the reason behind its selection. The Landscape Award […] The page North East Tourist Centre Recognised in European Landscape Awards first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 November 2019.

  • Call for young people to be ‘Fairer for Nature’

    Peak District National Park

    Young people and adults from Buxton and Fairfield are being offered the opportunity to do something great for their community, the environment and themselves in a new gardening project.

    Posted: 15 November 2019.

  • New archaeology book – Reading the Peak District Landscape

    Peak District National Park

    A new book has been launched to help people understand how the Peak District landscape has been shaped over thousands of years by past generations.

    Posted: 15 November 2019.

  • Broads Authority and City College partnership win national heritage construction award

    Broads National Park

    A new Water, Mills and Marshes scheme has scooped a Constructing Excellence National 2019 Award.

    Posted: 14 November 2019.