Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • North York Moors says #ThanksToYou

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors is saying ‘thank you’ to National Lottery players by offering a 20% discount on retail (excluding alcohol) at both its National Park Centres between Monday 3 and Friday 7 December.

    Posted: 30 November 2018.

  • Exmoor Historic Signposts Celebration

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 29 November 2018.

  • Horse power boosts path repair project in the Peak District National Park

    Peak District National Park

    Horse riders have secured a £7500 award towards the cost of path repairs to the Cut Gate bridleway in the Peak District National Park. Peak Horsepower Equestrian Access Group, which works to extend and improve the bridleway network in the National Park, secured the money through the British Horse Society's Paths for Communities Fund.

    Posted: 28 November 2018.

  • Winter Walks in the National Park

    Northumberland National Park

    Winter is a wonderful time to explore and experience Northumberland National Park. We are always keen for visitors to get outdoors and enjoy the rich history, scenery, flora and fauna. There’s no better way of sampling these delights than getting your walking boots on and trying one of our guided walks. Our winter programme showcases some of […] The page Winter Walks in the National Park first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 28 November 2018.

  • Highlighting the importance of elf and wellbeing

    Northumberland National Park

    Runners and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages are being invited to put their best foot forward this Christmas at a new fun-run hosted by Northumberland National Park. On Saturday 8 December, the National Park Authority is hosting its first-ever Elf Run in a bid to promote health and fitness and the benefits of exercising in […] The page Highlighting the importance of elf and wellbeing first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 27 November 2018.

  • National Lottery #ThanksToYou

    Snowdonia National Park

    On the 8th of December 2018, we are offering a free cup of tea or coffee to National Lottery players that purchases a ticket to visit Yr Ysgwrn’s historic farmhouse.

    Posted: 27 November 2018.

  • UK award highlights Peak District National Park young volunteer’s campaign to curb countryside litter

    Peak District National Park

    A teenage volunteer in the Peak District National Park hopes to inspire other youngsters to look after the countryside, after scooping a national award.

    Posted: 26 November 2018.

  • Road crossing improvements receive thumbs-up from horse riders

    North York Moors National Park

    A new bridleway crossing over a busy section of the A171 near Aislaby, Whitby, is providing a safer route for horse riders, cyclists and walkers in the North York Moors.

    Posted: 26 November 2018.

  • Final call for rural business grant scheme

    North York Moors National Park

    Rural businesses that are looking to expand or diversify in 2019, or individuals looking to launch a new start-up, have only until February to apply for funding which could cover up to 40% of the cost of their projects.

    Posted: 22 November 2018.

  • Yr Ysgwrn - ‘O Lwyd i Liw’

    Snowdonia National Park

    An unique event to mark the end of the First World War and the hope for peace will be performed at Capel Moreia, Trawsfynydd this Sunday.

    Posted: 21 November 2018.

  • Expedia to Help Local Businesses Unlock New Markets

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • Archaeology volunteers in Coquetdale scoop national award

    Northumberland National Park

    Coquetdale Community Archaeology has won the prestigious National Parks Volunteer Project of the Year Award 2018, an accolade which recognises and celebrates the contribution of outstanding volunteers working across the 15 National Parks in the UK. The group’s pioneering ‘Border Roads’ project, which investigated and documented the history and archaeology of the ancient routes through […] The page Archaeology volunteers in Coquetdale scoop national award first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 19 November 2018.

  • Taster day to offer preview of Pathways volunteering project

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pathways volunteering project, which helps people aged 16 and above to improve their health and wellbeing as they gain new experiences and skills through practical activity outdoors, is holding a taster day to recruit more volunteers in North Pem

    Posted: 15 November 2018.

  • Find Christmas magic and more at Carew Castle and Oriel y Parc

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Whether you're looking for great Christmas gifts or want to visit Santa in his Grotto, two of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's top visitor attractions are holding events that can help you get your festive fix.

    Posted: 15 November 2018.

  • Recycled uniform is sent from Scafell Pike to Mount Kilimanjaro with love

    Lake District National Park

    Around 100kg of recycled uniform from the Lake District National Park has recently landed in East Africa to kit out porters working in a National Park there.

    Posted: 15 November 2018.