Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Scheme to restore iconic mills welcomes first new apprentices

    Broads National Park

    New heritage skills apprentices have started to restore some iconic structures in the Broads National Park.

    Posted: 4 November 2019.

  • Winners identified for the Nature ID competition.

    Cairngorms National Park

    After a summer of hard effort and an intense selection weekend, Keilidh Ewan from Aberdeen and Nicola Kerr… The post Winners identified for the Nature ID competition. appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 1 November 2019.

  • Statement on the future management of Whitlingham Country Park

    Broads National Park

    The current agreement will end on 31 March 2020 following a successful partnership spanning 25 years.

    Posted: 14 October 2019.

  • Top job for Wes as new Helvellyn Assessor

    Lake District National Park

    Wes Hunter has been announced as the Lake District’s newest Fell Top Assessor. Wes was brought up in the area, attended school in Keswick and considers the Northern fells to be his old stomping ground. He’s super excited to be back in the area and taking up his new role with the National Park.

    Posted: 2 October 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.

  • Peatland restoration of the Cheviot reaches new heights

    Northumberland National Park

    A major peatland restoration project covering an area roughly the size of 241 football pitches, has just got underway on the summit of the Cheviot, the highest peak in Northumberland National Park to help in the fight against climate change. England’s peatlands play a significant role in storing carbon and are capable of capturing and […] The page Peatland restoration of the Cheviot reaches new heights first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 12 September 2019.

  • Work to demolish the St David’s Hotel, Harlech about to commence

    Snowdonia National Park

    The St David’s Hotel building in Harlech has stood derelict for many years now. Next week, the Snowdonia National Park Authority will commence with the demolition of the building. This follows a lengthy Planning Enforcement case which has culminated in the National Park Authority initiating direct action. The National Park Authority has received significant support from both the Welsh Government and Gwynedd Council in progressing to this point.

    Posted: 5 September 2019.

  • Preparing a transport strategy for the Snowdon area

    Snowdonia National Park

    The Snowdonia National Park Authority are working with Gwynedd Council and Conwy Council to develop a long term strategy to address the transport and parking issues around Snowdon and the surrounding areas as part of the Snowdon Partnership Plan.

    Posted: 2 September 2019.

  • Minister Lesley Griffiths to launch the Celtic Rainforests Wales LIFE project

    Snowdonia National Park

    On Thursday the 5th September Welsh Minister Lesley Griffiths will officially launch the Celtic Rainforests Wales project at Ganllwyd Village Hall near Dolgellau. Stakeholders will come together to learn about the aims of the 7-year project, funded primarily by the EU LIFE programme and the Welsh Government’s Green Infrastructure Grant.

    Posted: 29 August 2019.

  • New Visitor Facilities Open at Walltown

    Northumberland National Park

    New and improved visitor facilities have officially been opened by the Northumberland National Park Authority today at Walltown Country Park, a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site, following significant investment from the European Agricultural Funds for Rural Development (EAFRD) which contributes funds to the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme. Intended to enhance Northumberland […] The page New Visitor Facilities Open at Walltown first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 20 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.

  • 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.

  • World Ranger Day call for next generation of Lake District rangers

    Lake District National Park

    On World Ranger Day (31July) we’re looking for young rangers to conserve and protect our stunning Lake District landscape.

    Posted: 31 July 2019.

  • Help play your part this Lake District Summer

    Lake District National Park

    As the weather warms and school holidays begin, the Lake District National Park Authority is urging people to play their part in helping look after the national park and internationally-recognised World Heritage Site.

    Posted: 25 July 2019.

  • Seven Wonders of Snowdonia

    Snowdonia National Park

    Ever wondered where some of our favourite places are in the National Park? Take a look at our staff's Seven Wonders of Snowdonia.

    Posted: 25 July 2019.