Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Sedbergh pupils say: ‘Swim little eels!’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Children from Sedbergh Primary School went to New Bridge to release young eels, known as ‘elvers’, into the River Rawthey.

    Posted: 1 October 2019.

  • NPA attracts local young talent

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The youngest employees at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority - all drawn from the local area - have spoken about their work in high-quality videos designed for use by schools and at careers fairs.  

    Posted: 1 October 2019.

  • 'They are all an inspiration' – volunteers take lead in new cycle patrol

    North York Moors National Park

    A group of volunteers have joined a dedicated cycle patrol team as part of efforts to help others experience the natural beauty of the North York Moors. The team based at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre, owned by the North York Moors National Park Authority, now carry out regular patrols of four cycle tracks that originate from the centre.

    Posted: 1 October 2019.

  • Residents' survey FAQs

    Peak District National Park

    Posted: 30 September 2019.

  • Travel into Space from Yorkshire during 2020 Dark Skies Festival

    North York Moors National Park

    While 2020 is being trumpeted as the year that space travel becomes a reality, the fifth Dark Skies Festival, held jointly by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, will show just how much visitors can enjoy the cosmos without leaving planet Earth.

    Posted: 30 September 2019.

  • Our 2019 residents survey is in full flow

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority is carrying out a residents survey between 24 September and 19 October 2019. This is part of our regular programme of residents surveys, which we carry out roughly every three years.

    Posted: 30 September 2019.

  • Much loved path given a new lease of life

    Cairngorms National Park

    John Swinney MSP views Beinn a’Ghlo path following extensive repairs. For long enough, travellers on the A9 heading… The post Much loved path given a new lease of life appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 27 September 2019.

  • Merlins Help Mend Our Mountains

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 26 September 2019.

  • Iconic Lakes development wins prestigious planning award

    Lake District National Park

    A new museum has recently received a prestigious excellence in planning award at the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards.

    Posted: 25 September 2019.

  • Celebrate along the Speyside Way

    Cairngorms National Park

    Walkers from across the north-east gathered on Sunday (22nd September) to celebrate the completion of a major upgrade… The post Celebrate along the Speyside Way appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 24 September 2019.

  • Yorkshire Dales declares ‘climate emergency’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Members of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have today vowed to take the organisation “well beyond” net zero carbon, as they unanimously voted in favour of declaring a climate emergency.

    Posted: 24 September 2019.

  • Fragile Enchantments - new exhibition at the Inspired by... gallery

    North York Moors National Park

    Fragile Enchantments, featuring the work of Rob Moore and Wendy Tate, two Scarborough artists, goes on show at the Inspired by… gallery at Danby next month.

    Posted: 23 September 2019.

  • Exmoor National Park Authority Responds to 'Landscapes Review'

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 23 September 2019.

  • Upland farming: how much is it worth?

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The NFU and a partnership of northern upland farmers and conservation bodies have appealed to policy-makers to start spelling out the value of the ‘public goods’ produced by upland farmers.

    Posted: 23 September 2019.

  • Our statement about the Landscapes Review of National Parks and AONBs

    New Forest National Park

    A Landscapes Review was published today with 27 recommendations to Government. The Report considers the next steps for National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). Here’s our response: New Forest National Park Authority Chairman Oliver Crosthwaite Eyre said: ‘We welcome the publication of the Review of Designated Landscapes and are grateful to everyone […] The post Our statement about the Landscapes Review of National Parks and AONBs appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 September 2019.