Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Restoration of the old goods shed is underway at Millers Dale station

    Peak District National Park

    A restoration project led by the Peak District National Park Authority is carrying out substantial repairs to the structure of an historic former railway building.

    Posted: 27 August 2019.

  • Ashurst and Colbury families invited to wild play site opening

    New Forest National Park

    Tree forts, a giant wooden sand lizard and wildlife seating circle are some of the exciting new activities for families to enjoy in a new outdoor play site in the New Forest. A third permanent wild play space will be opened at Ashurst and Colbury Recreation Ground on Whartons Lane following the success of two […] The post Ashurst and Colbury families invited to wild play site opening appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 August 2019.

  • Drawn to the Moors – new exhibition by Dennis Roddam at the Inspired by… gallery

    North York Moors National Park

    An exhibition of work by a former BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year finalist, Drawn to the Moors, is at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre at Danby from Thursday 5 September to Wednesday 16 October.

    Posted: 21 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.

  • Andrea Bailey Retrospective: A Life Through Art

    North York Moors National Park

    A major retrospective of the work of an artist who spent most of her adult life living, drawing and painting on the North York Moors opens at the Inspired by… gallery at Danby next month.

    Posted: 15 August 2019.

  • Pollinator Placement

    Northumberland National Park

    Every June & July we offer a valuable opportunity to gain practical experience in observing, catching and identifying Bumblebees and other pollinating insect species around the National Park. This year the placement was taken up by Ian Cole who spent five days working with our Rangers spotting Bumblebees & Butterflies and learning about their habitats.  […] The page Pollinator Placement first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 14 August 2019.

  • Hadrian’s Wall named one of the UK’s most incredible sights by Lonely Planet

    Northumberland National Park

    Hadrian’s Wall has been named the UK’s fifth most incredible sight by leading travel media company, Lonely Planet, in a new ranked list of the 500 most memorable, beautiful, surprising and compelling experiences to be had across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. The UK’s four constituent countries and countless small islands comprise […] The page Hadrian’s Wall named one of the UK’s most incredible sights by Lonely Planet first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 14 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.

  • Exmoor Poetry Book Launch at Dunster Show

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Ranger School Week

    Northumberland National Park

    During the first week of the summer holidays, we ran our first-ever Ranger School. This was a unique opportunity for children aged 11-14 to join our Park Rangers for a week and find out exactly what it takes to look after some of the UK’s most protected landscapes. Sill Learning Officer, Rachel Baron explains how […] The page Ranger School Week first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 8 August 2019.

  • Communities Cash in with Grants for Shopping and Sailing on Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 6 August 2019.

  • Five in a row for Northumberland Hen Harriers

    Northumberland National Park

    2019 was another successful year for rare and threatened hen harriers in Northumberland with birds successfully breeding here for the fifth year in row, making it the most consistent nesting place in England for this rare bird of prey. The Northumberland Hen Harrier Protection Partnership is pleased to announce that this year nine young have […] The page Five in a row for Northumberland Hen Harriers first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 6 August 2019.

  • Preserving a National Trail

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park is home to the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail, an unbroken 135 km (84 mile) signposted footpath stretching from coast-to-coast across England. Hadrian’s Wall Trail Rangers Gary and Tess work to preserve the National Trail for visitors; improving access and helping to protect the archaeology of Hadrian’s Wall. We talked to Gary […] The page Preserving a National Trail first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 1 August 2019.