Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • New Footpath Unveiled in Memory of Exmoor's First Ranger

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 31 July 2019.

  • 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.

  • Campaign launched to promote responsible dog walking

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 30 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.

  • The Ranger Patrol of Hadrian’s Wall by eBike

    Northumberland National Park

    It’s amazing what you can do in 90 minutes! Not only do you get the chance to patrol the northern frontier of the Roman Empire on an electric Mountain Bike with a National Park Ranger, but you’ll travel along the most iconic section of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site, including so-called’ bandit country’ north […] The page The Ranger Patrol of Hadrian’s Wall by eBike first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 18 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.

  • Partnership project opens the gates to Helsington Barrows and Scout Scar

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park Authority has improved a much-loved walking spot at Helsington Barrows and Scout Scar, thanks to a generous boost from the Ramblers.

    Posted: 4 July 2019.

  • Steng Moss Peat Depths

    Northumberland National Park

    “The peat on this bog is over 7 metres deep!” said my colleague Gill, our Ecologist.  This was news to me.  I measure peat depths on almost every peaty site visit, and I had previously recorded 2.6 metres on Steng Moss.  “Yes, we have a journal article, about pollen core analysis done in the 1970s, […] The page Steng Moss Peat Depths first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 20 June 2019.

  • Northumberland National Park scoops top honour at mental health awards

    Northumberland National Park

    Championed by staff across the organisation following the untimely death of a colleague’s wife, the Park’s innovative mental wellbeing programme has won the ‘Best Mental Health Awareness Initiative Award’ at the inaugural Conscious Employer Awards. Founded by the not-for-profit group, Conscious Benefits, the Conscious Employer Awards celebrate companies of all shapes and sizes and the […] The page Northumberland National Park scoops top honour at mental health awards first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 18 June 2019.