Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Canaston Wood bridleway bridge repaired

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    A 19th century bridge in Canaston Wood has been given a major overhaul by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority thanks to funding from Bluestone National Park Resort.

    Posted: 1 October 2018.

  • South Ranger settling into new National Park role

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    An opportunity to work as a Ranger in one of the most iconic areas of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has been taken by a welltravelled candidate.

    Posted: 24 September 2018.

  • Wildlife disturbance the focus of Pembrokeshire drone guidance

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has released new drone guidance for recreational users that seeks to limit the disturbance the aerial devices can cause to protected wildlife.

    Posted: 21 September 2018.

  • Sea Creatures Quest winners Dafydd and Jac scoop 16350 prize

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Two young visitors to the 2018 Pembrokeshire County Show were the winners of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's Sea Creatures Quest challenge.

    Posted: 18 September 2018.

  • Thought provoking exhibition of fine art and natural history to turn the tide on marine plastic

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    A new exhibition at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids is set to contrast the beauty of the Pembrokeshire Coast with the reality of the damage plastic is causing to the waters and wildlife of our fragile shores.

    Posted: 17 September 2018.