Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Project to Rid National Park of Non-Native Invasive Species

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 8 April 2019.

  • Discover National Parks fortnight kicks off this weekend

    Snowdonia National Park

    This Saturday (6 April) marks the start of Discover National Parks Fortnight - a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences running throughout the Easter holidays to inspire people of all ages and interests to go outside and explore and learn more about these special places.

    Posted: 6 April 2019.

  • Acclaimed writer Robert Macfarlane set to help National Park find a new generation of nature poets

    North York Moors National Park

    This summer acclaimed writer Robert Macfarlane will judge a competition organised by the North York Moors National Park’s Inspired by… gallery that aims to inspire a new generation of nature poetry writers.

    Posted: 3 April 2019.

  • Discover Exmoor this National Parks Fortnight

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 2 April 2019.

  • Lake District volunteers lead the way this spring

    Lake District National Park

    A team of more than 70 dedicated volunteers are all set to inspire more than 2,000 people this year with their passion for the Lake District World Heritage site through a varied selection of walks. This Sunday (31 March) sees the start of the 2019 volunteer-led guided walks season in the Lake District.

    Posted: 26 March 2019.

  • Exmoor Guided Walks Return for Spring

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 26 March 2019.

  • Our Beautiful Bogs

    Northumberland National Park

    Come and get up close to Our Beautiful Northumberland Bogs with the experts who know and love them on 18th April. Throughout the day you’ll be able to join National Park staff in our learning rooms for a close-up view of the special mosses that make up our bogs. You’ll be able to play an […] The page Our Beautiful Bogs first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 22 March 2019.

  • Community improves access at new Bampton path

    Lake District National Park

    Ahead of Disabled Access Day on Saturday, Lake District National Park volunteer and wheelchair user Annie Wallen this week visited a new path in Bampton to road test the work.

    Posted: 13 March 2019.

  • Celebrating the wonders of our peatland

    Snowdonia National Park

    This weekend a new exhibition developed as part of the “Cyfoeth ein Corsydd” peatland heritage project will be opened at Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd. The exhibition celebrates and raises awareness of Meirionnydd’s extraordinary peatland heritage.

    Posted: 7 March 2019.

  • Public helps shape Lakes Local Plan

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park Authority is heralding the success of its 2018 draft Local Plan consultation resulting in significant changes to the way the development of new houses, businesses and visitor attractions will be managed within the park.

    Posted: 28 February 2019.

  • Countryside code call for Lake District dog owners

    Lake District National Park

    As more people are exploring the Lake District this week during half term, they are being asked to ensure that pet dogs are kept under control as the lambing season gets underway.

    Posted: 20 February 2019.

  • Flood repair work success has connected key Lakes routes

    Lake District National Park

    In December 2015 Storm Desmond caused £10 million damage to public paths in the Lake District. Today local partners celebrated a significant milestone in the recovery.

    Posted: 19 February 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.