Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Love the Lake District? Why not join our volunteering team?

    Lake District National Park

    It’s Volunteers’ Week (1 - 7 June) and the Lake District National Park is on the lookout for people who love the Lake District and want to play a central role in caring for and protecting this special UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Posted: 3 June 2019.

  • Experience Open Farm Sunday in the beauty of the North York Moors

    North York Moors National Park

    Farms across Yorkshire and the UK will be throwing their gates open on 9 June as they welcome the public for Open Farm Sunday.In the North York Moors National Park, Stonebeck Gate Farm at Little Fryup, near Danby, will be giving visitors the opportunity to experience life on a working moorland farm.

    Posted: 3 June 2019.

  • Richmondshire projects receive SDF boost

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Posted: 3 June 2019.

  • It’s time to celebrate our volunteers

    Cairngorms National Park

    Every week there are people from all over Scotland who give up their time to help care for… The post It’s time to celebrate our volunteers appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 1 June 2019.

  • National campaign will repair two iconic routes in the Peak District National Park

    Peak District National Park

    Two of the most popular routes in the Peak District National Park are set to benefit from the results of a year-long national fundraising appeal.

    Posted: 30 May 2019.

  • Ancient Forest Court Open Day

    New Forest National Park

    An exclusive opportunity to see the historic Verderers Hall and discover more about its role in the Forest takes place next Friday (7 June). Home to the ancient Verderers’ Court, the Verderers Hall is a fascinating piece of Forest history and plays a significant part in the New Forest community. The Hall is an active […] The post Ancient Forest Court Open Day appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 30 May 2019.

  • Final call to help Northumberland National Park Authority shape its future

    Northumberland National Park

    Residents, business owners, land owners and visitors are being urged to have their say on the latest draft planning policies which will guide the development and use of land in Northumberland National Park over the next 20 years. Northumberland National Park Authority is hosting another series of drop-in consultation events throughout the Park in June […] The page Final call to help Northumberland National Park Authority shape its future first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 29 May 2019.

  • Big win for big data as Sill exhibition scoops national award

    Northumberland National Park

    A temporary exhibition compiled and showcased by Northumberland National Park Authority has received a nationally-acclaimed award from GIS technology specialist, ESRI, for its innovative use of data. Digital Landscapes, which premiered at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre last summer, was designed to showcase how the National Park is utilising data to help gain a […] The page Big win for big data as Sill exhibition scoops national award first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 28 May 2019.

  • Be A Ranger For A Day

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Families can join National Park Authority rangers this Saturday for a day of practical conservation. 

    Posted: 28 May 2019.

  • ‘Wheely’ fantastic prizes on offer

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Top cycling and hospitality prizes are on offer for people who visit each of the Yorkshire Dales’ five National Park Centres this summer.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.

  • Millers Dale station goods shed set for £320,000 restoration

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority have secured a grant of just over £320,000 to fund restoration of the derelict goods shed at Millers Dale station, on the Monsal Trail.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.

  • Mountain restaurant renovations approved by CNPA

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Ptarmigan Restaurant at Cairngorm Mountain is to be renovated and extended after planning permission was granted by… The post Mountain restaurant renovations approved by CNPA appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.

  • Corgarff cabins get go ahead

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority has approved an application for 12 holiday cabins in Strathdon, at a site… The post Corgarff cabins get go ahead appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.

  • Sedbergh pupils help endangered eels

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    An ‘Eel-lite Team’ at Sedbergh Primary School is caring for a tankful of European eels, a critically endangered species.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.

  • Walkers mark the Cleveland Way's 50th anniversary by retracing the first footsteps on the national trail

    North York Moors National Park

    To mark the 50th anniversary on May 24 more than 150 walkers will today retrace the steps of the early walkers by striding out along a three-mile stretch of the trail, aptly known as the Pilgrim’s Walk, from YHA Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey.

    Posted: 24 May 2019.