Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Help available for woodland grant applications in Park

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority is offering grants to reduce the cost of developing woodland creation proposals within… The post Help available for woodland grant applications in Park appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 July 2019.

  • Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal celebrates 50 years of the Cleveland Way

    North York Moors National Park

    Crowds came out to welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to Redcar & Cleveland on Friday 19 July. Princess Anne visited the world's oldest lifeboat, The Zetland, in Redcar before going on to Saltburn to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way National Trail. There she met volunteers and user groups plus representatives from the North York Moors National Park Authority, Natural England and the Borough Council who help promote and maintain the Cleveland Way.

    Posted: 22 July 2019.

  • ‘Yorkshire Day’ celebrated at National Park Centres

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    An eleven-member ukulele band from Wensleydale will be playing at Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre on Yorkshire Day (Thurs 1 August).

    Posted: 22 July 2019.

  • The Ranger Patrol of Hadrian’s Wall by eBike

    Northumberland National Park

    It’s amazing what you can do in 90 minutes! Not only do you get the chance to patrol the northern frontier of the Roman Empire on an electric Mountain Bike with a National Park Ranger, but you’ll travel along the most iconic section of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site, including so-called’ bandit country’ north […] The page The Ranger Patrol of Hadrian’s Wall by eBike first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 18 July 2019.

  • Hundreds Join Royals for Big National Parks Picnic

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 17 July 2019.

  • Vienna Forrester’s Our Land, Our Sea exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery – and across the North York Moors by bus!

    North York Moors National Park

    In a groundbreaking initiative, the next exhibition at North Yorkshire’s Inspired by… gallery will also be displayed to travellers by bus across the North York Moors National Park.

    Posted: 17 July 2019.

  • Popular Ullswater route has been improved thanks to generous £7K donation

    Lake District National Park

    Much needed path repairs along the Ullswater Way at Watermillock Church have recently been completed thanks to a generous £7,000 donation from the organisers of the Montane Lakeland 100 event.

    Posted: 15 July 2019.

  • All aboard for the Hope Valley Explorer

    Peak District National Park

    A new seasonal bus tour service in the Hope Valley will be launched by the Peak District National Park this month. The Hope Valley Explorer will operate from 21 July to 31 August in this popular area of the Peak District, including links to Chesterfield and the outskirts of Sheffield.

    Posted: 15 July 2019.

  • National Park unveils new visitor experience at Danby thanks to National Lottery Players

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park is officially opening a new visitor experience at Danby on Saturday 21 July coinciding with the one-day family event, Escape to the Moors, to mark the start of the summer holiday.

    Posted: 15 July 2019.

  • Park Talk – Economic Action Plan

    Cairngorms National Park

    By Xander McDade, CNPA Convener In my last column I talked about how we need to ensure that… The post Park Talk – Economic Action Plan appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 July 2019.

  • Go loopy at Lowther thanks to new walking route

    Lake District National Park

    A new walking route, which forms part of the iconic Ullswater Way has recently been launched.

    Posted: 12 July 2019.

  • New plans to improve the New Forest for wildlife and people

    New Forest National Park

    Joint Press Release New Forest organisations are considering how outdoor recreation activities can be better managed in the future to both protect the Forest and improve facilities. The Forest is protected for its international importance for wildlife. At the same time, it is experiencing unprecedented numbers of people using it every day and with widespread […] The post New plans to improve the New Forest for wildlife and people appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 July 2019.

  • Summer Activities at Yr Ysgwrn

    Snowdonia National Park

    Come and join in the fun at Yr Ysgwrn on our Summer activity days!

    Posted: 11 July 2019.