Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Cairngorms writing project set to be a real page turner

    Cairngorms National Park

    An exciting literary project for the Cairngorms National Park is set to come to life in the New… The post Cairngorms writing project set to be a real page turner appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 18 December 2018.

  • Three yellowhammers, two turtle doves and a song thrush in a blackthorn

    North York Moors National Park

    The North Yorkshire turtle dove project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is seeking land owners large and small who may be able to give the gift of improved habitat to native bird species in 2019.

    Posted: 17 December 2018.

  • Recognition for volunteer ranger’s 40 years of service

    Peak District National Park

    A volunteer ranger has received recognition for 40 years of service to the Peak District National Park.

    Posted: 14 December 2018.

  • New project could help young people make lifelong connection to nature

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority has been given initial National Lottery support* for a grant to help encourage families and young people to learn more about nature. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant, made possible by National Lottery players, would allow the Park to double its current outreach provision, reaching more than 300 additional children over the duration of the project.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Rangers’ gift to local communities this Christmas

    Lake District National Park

    We’re all thinking of giving presents at this time of year and rangers from the Lake District National Park are no different. Grants of up to £2000 for each of the five areas within the National Park will be awarded to local projects over the next year, so communities are being asked to consider what they’d put on their Christmas wish list.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Christmas Family Fun at Whitlingham

    Broads National Park

    Visit Whitlingham on Saturday for some festive family fun in the beautiful surroundings of the Country Park.

    Posted: 12 December 2018.

  • Last Chance to Have Your Say on National Parks

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 12 December 2018.

  • Dark Skies Poetry Competition Winners

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 11 December 2018.

  • Be dazzled by our dark skies

    Northumberland National Park

    This month marks the fifth anniversary of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. Unveiled in December 2013 and at 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Thanks to its pristine skies it was awarded gold tier designation by the International Dark Sky Association, making it officially the […] The page Be dazzled by our dark skies first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 10 December 2018.

  • A momentous year for Northumberland

    Northumberland National Park

    Leaders of Northumberland National Park Authority have described 2018 as a momentous year for the Authority and tourism in the county. In March, for the second time, Northumberland National Park won the prestigious accolade of National Park of The Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2018. Almost 180,000 votes were cast by nearly 30,000 […] The page A momentous year for Northumberland first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 7 December 2018.

  • Fifth Anniversary for Northumberland Dark Sky Park

    Northumberland National Park

    A fifth-anniversary celebration of Northumberland’s International Dark Sky Park is being held on Monday 10 December from 1:15pm to 5pm at the Redesdale Arms in Rochester. The event will be an opportunity for invited local business people and partners to find out about the successes of the last five years, including the economic benefits of […] The page Fifth Anniversary for Northumberland Dark Sky Park first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 7 December 2018.

  • Merlin Helicopters Help Mend Exmoor's Paths

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 6 December 2018.

  • Full steam ahead for reconnection of Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path as funding is announced

    Lake District National Park

    A £7.9 million funding package has been agreed to allow work to start on the final phase of reconnecting the Keswick to Threlkeld multi user trail which was severely damaged in Storm Desmond three years ago to the day (5 December).

    Posted: 5 December 2018.

  • National Park Fell Top Assessors start Winter season

    Lake District National Park

    Snow has been spotted on the fells over the past week which not only heralds the start of winter but also the season launch of the Lake District National Park’s Weatherline service.

    Posted: 30 November 2018.

  • New recycled surface for Tissington Trail during winter closure

    Peak District National Park

    A 1.4 mile section of the Tissington Trail will be closed temporarily from 7 January 2019, to allow surfacing and improvement works to take place.

    Posted: 30 November 2018.