Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Warning over Ash Dieback in Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 27 June 2019.

  • ‘Pledge, Protect, Connect’ event for the Year of Green Action

    Peak District National Park

    Would you like to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle…but not sure where to start? For inspiration, look no further than the Pledge Protect Connect event at the Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow on Saturday 13th July.

    Posted: 26 June 2019.

  • Charity Challenge event says thank you to Porlock Vale and Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 25 June 2019.

  • Recognition for volunteer ranger’s 50 year service

    Peak District National Park

    A volunteer ranger has received recognition for 50 years of service to the Peak District National Park.

    Posted: 21 June 2019.

  • Steng Moss Peat Depths

    Northumberland National Park

    “The peat on this bog is over 7 metres deep!” said my colleague Gill, our Ecologist.  This was news to me.  I measure peat depths on almost every peaty site visit, and I had previously recorded 2.6 metres on Steng Moss.  “Yes, we have a journal article, about pollen core analysis done in the 1970s, […] The page Steng Moss Peat Depths first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 20 June 2019.

  • New National Park event will help kick off a summer of discovery for families

    North York Moors National Park

    A new free one-day event at Danby will help families kick off the summer holidays with tasters of the outdoor activities on offer as well as highlighting the developments that are bringing to life the heritage that lies within the North York Moors National Park.

    Posted: 18 June 2019.

  • New Forest National Park woodlands to benefit from £10k thanks to new partnership with Clif Bar

    New Forest National Park

    UK National Parks and Clif Bar launch the National Parks Protectors Fund The New Forest National Park Authority has received £10,000 to help make woodlands better for wildlife thanks to a new partnership with energy bar company Clif Bar. The Working Woodlands project is one of five major conservation projects funded through the partnership with […] The post New Forest National Park woodlands to benefit from £10k thanks to new partnership with Clif Bar appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 18 June 2019.

  • Northumberland National Park scoops top honour at mental health awards

    Northumberland National Park

    Championed by staff across the organisation following the untimely death of a colleague’s wife, the Park’s innovative mental wellbeing programme has won the ‘Best Mental Health Awareness Initiative Award’ at the inaugural Conscious Employer Awards. Founded by the not-for-profit group, Conscious Benefits, the Conscious Employer Awards celebrate companies of all shapes and sizes and the […] The page Northumberland National Park scoops top honour at mental health awards first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 18 June 2019.

  • Celebrate 70th Anniversary of National Parks with a Big Picnic

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 17 June 2019.

  • New conservation grant to protect our Dark Skies

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority has received £10k through the conservation fund that will be used to raise public awareness about dark-sky conservation, as well as delivering a new dark-sky-friendly lighting project in Northumberland International Dark Sky Park – England’s first and Europe’s largest International Dark Sky Park. Duncan Wise, Visitor Development and Marketing Manager at […] The page New conservation grant to protect our Dark Skies first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 17 June 2019.

  • National Parks Protectors Fund Launch

    National Parks UK

    Posted: 17 June 2019.

  • Thanks to Snowdon Ambassador workshop sponsors

    Snowdonia National Park

    The first ever pan-Wales workshop on tourism ambassador schemes will be held next week. The workshop is a collaboration between Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Next Tourism Generation Project and will highlight the benefits of ambassador schemes. This free event - Tourism Ambassadors for Wales: Best Practice and Lessons Learnt – will take place on June 20th at the Imperial Hotel in Llandudno. Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, will welcome participating businesses, trade associations and destination managers.

    Posted: 14 June 2019.

  • Visitor Monitoring Report 2018 - Take a look at what we do

    Snowdonia National Park

    The Snowdonia National Park Authority each year produces a summary report of all our visitor (walkers) monitoring data. This data is collected, collated and presented by our Access Section.

    Posted: 13 June 2019.

  • New Forest community and Canadian official commemorate role of Canadian troops in D-Day

    New Forest National Park

    New Forest organisations welcomed a Canadian official to a service on the 75th anniversary of D Day to re-dedicate the Canada Cross Memorial and observe the significant contribution made by Canadian Forces during the Second World War thanks to organiser Chris Penney. During the build-up to D Day, Canadians of all faiths stationed in the […] The post New Forest community and Canadian official commemorate role of Canadian troops in D-Day appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 June 2019.

  • Lake District National Park scoops prestigious double planning award

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park’s Local Plan Consultation recently won two hotly contested awards at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) building in London.

    Posted: 12 June 2019.