Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Artists invited to create mini Cleveland Way artworks

    North York Moors National Park

    Established and emerging artists are being invited to create miniature works of art using the long distance National Trail that runs across the North York Moors National Park as their source of inspiration.  

    Posted: 15 February 2019.

  • Winner revealed in breath-taking photo competition to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of National Parks

    National Parks UK

    The UK's 15 National Parks and Campaign for National Parks are thrilled to announce the winner, runner up and shortlisted entries for the 70th Anniversary Photo Competition.

    Posted: 15 February 2019.

  • Celebrating Peatlands

    Broads National Park

    February 12 saw the launch of ‘Celebrating Peatlands’ a landmark initiative in collaboration with CANAPE.

    Posted: 14 February 2019.

  • Syrian Families Made Welcome on Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 13 February 2019.

  • Funding Boost for Projects Celebrating Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 13 February 2019.

  • Permission granted for more community-led housing

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Posted: 12 February 2019.

  • Enforcement against Hawes caravan site

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Bainbridge Ings Caravan and Campsite just outside of Hawes is to be served an enforcement notice, after new owners installed “wholly alien features within the landscape”.

    Posted: 12 February 2019.

  • Sowing the seeds of community involvement at Brockhole

    Lake District National Park

    Plans to restore the historic kitchen garden at the Lake District National Park’s Visitor Centre, Brockhole, have recently been unveiled and volunteers are being encouraged to sign up to help along the way.

    Posted: 6 February 2019.

  • Immersive National Park experiences

    Northumberland National Park

    A new collection of more than 70 bookable visitor experiences alongside over 80 accommodation providers has been launched across nine of England’s National Parks including Northumberland National Park. The collection has been supported by VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund and is a united response from England’s National Parks to address the issue that less than a […] The page Immersive National Park experiences first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 31 January 2019.

  • Embsay Nature Reserve made more accessible

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Craven College students and local volunteers have re-surfaced paths at Embsay with Eastby Nature Reserve, creating a more accessible green space for the community, with support from the National Park Authority’s Area Ranger and the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).

    Posted: 29 January 2019.

  • 'Back Garden Astronomy Week' Launches

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 29 January 2019.

  • Out now: Full Dark Skies Festival programme

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Next month’s Dark Skies Festival will see the first public screening in the UK of a thought provoking documentary highlighting the enormous impact of light pollution on the world’s population, wildlife and the environment.

    Posted: 28 January 2019.

  • £5,000 donation makes it even easier to get on your way in Ullswater

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park is thrilled to receive a generous donation of almost £5,000 for essential path restoration work on the popular Ullswater Way.

    Posted: 25 January 2019.

  • Northumberland National Park appoints new Director

    Northumberland National Park

    Pauline Wall has been appointed Director of Park Management by the Authority. Originally from Leeds, she has spent her career in estates management and joins the National Park Authority from the National Trust. During the last 8 years Pauline has managed a broad portfolio of heritage properties in the South of England, including Rudyard Kipling’s […] The page Northumberland National Park appoints new Director first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 January 2019.

  • Restored bridges reconnect popular Newlands Valley route

    Lake District National Park

    Two much-missed bridges in the Newlands Valley are back open, thanks to a vital cash donation from local businesses.

    Posted: 9 January 2019.