Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • World Ranger Day call for next generation of Lake District rangers

    Lake District National Park

    On World Ranger Day (31July) we’re looking for young rangers to conserve and protect our stunning Lake District landscape.

    Posted: 31 July 2019.

  • Help play your part this Lake District Summer

    Lake District National Park

    As the weather warms and school holidays begin, the Lake District National Park Authority is urging people to play their part in helping look after the national park and internationally-recognised World Heritage Site.

    Posted: 25 July 2019.

  • Seven Wonders of Snowdonia

    Snowdonia National Park

    Ever wondered where some of our favourite places are in the National Park? Take a look at our staff's Seven Wonders of Snowdonia.

    Posted: 25 July 2019.

  • Popular Ullswater route has been improved thanks to generous £7K donation

    Lake District National Park

    Much needed path repairs along the Ullswater Way at Watermillock Church have recently been completed thanks to a generous £7,000 donation from the organisers of the Montane Lakeland 100 event.

    Posted: 15 July 2019.

  • Go loopy at Lowther thanks to new walking route

    Lake District National Park

    A new walking route, which forms part of the iconic Ullswater Way has recently been launched.

    Posted: 12 July 2019.

  • Summer Activities at Yr Ysgwrn

    Snowdonia National Park

    Come and join in the fun at Yr Ysgwrn on our Summer activity days!

    Posted: 11 July 2019.

  • Anniversary event marks World Heritage success

    Lake District National Park

    Today (9 July) marks two years since the Lake District was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. At a special anniversary event businesses, organisations and community representatives gathered to take stock of what this has meant for them and to get advice and inspiration on how to harness the benefits of operating in a World Heritage Site.

    Posted: 9 July 2019.

  • Prince Charles Visits Gerald Williams at Yr Ysgwrn

    Snowdonia National Park

    Today Prince Charles visited Yr Ysgwrn and met Gerald Williams, Hedd Wyn’s nephew. Whilst being guided around the site the Prince had the opportunity to learn more about Hedd Wyn and the significance of Yr Ysgwrn.

    Posted: 5 July 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Funding available for Community Projects

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is urging local community groups to apply for funding for their projects.  The Sustainable Development Fund totalling £200,000 a year, is offered to community projects that develop and test ways of achieving a more sustainable way of living in the countryside and helps improve the quality of life. At a […]

    Posted: 18 October 2018.

  • New discoveries to be made at National Park Archaeology Day

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The 2018 Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Archaeology Day will reveal fresh findings from some of the area's wellknown historic monuments, as well as information on newly discovered sites.

    Posted: 18 October 2018.

  • Frightening half term and Halloween fun awaits at National Park attractions

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's three visitor attractions will all be hosting Halloweenthemed activities and events this October half term, with ghostly goings on and terrifying treats for the whole family to enjoy.

    Posted: 16 October 2018.