Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Landscape Discovery Centre launches new exhibition to celebrate local artists

    Northumberland National Park

    A new exhibition celebrating local artists opens at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre on Hadrian’s Wall this Saturday 17 November. Northumberland National Park Authority has created a special gallery space to showcase artists from across the county who take their inspiration from the landscapes, plants and animals that symbolise the Park. Titled ‘Inspired by […] The page National Landscape Discovery Centre launches new exhibition to celebrate local artists first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 November 2018.

  • National Parks over the moon with bagging 'star' astrophysicist Tim O’Brien for Dark Skies Festival

    North York Moors National Park

    A well-known astrophysicist and popular media commentator on space matters will raise the curtain on next February’s Dark Skies Festival organised by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

    Posted: 13 November 2018.

  • Tender Opportunity – Re-Advertised Due to Minor Discrepancy in the Original Advertisement

    Snowdonia National Park

    CONSTRUCTION OF A BAT BARN - HARLECH Snowdonia National Park Authority invite tenders from competent and experienced building contractors to construct a bat barn on land at St. David’s Hotel, HARLECH, Gwynedd.

    Posted: 9 November 2018.

  • Be prepared for less daylight

    Snowdonia National Park

    As we get ready to turn the clocks back this weekend we ask walkers to carefully plan their expeditions into Snowdonia’s countryside or mountains over the coming months, remembering to allow for less daylight.

    Posted: 26 October 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.

  • Developing traditional farming skills at Yr Ysgwrn

    Snowdonia National Park

    Snowdonia National Park Authority are providing two sessions to learn a craft that has been part of Snowdonia’s landscape for centuries.

    Posted: 12 October 2018.

  • A new path on Snowdon’s highest slopes

    Snowdonia National Park

    Thanks to funds raised through a crowdfunding campaign back in 2016, the first phase of footpath construction work on the upper section of the Watkin Path has been completed.

    Posted: 5 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.

  • The Moon is Red at Yr Ysgwrn

    Snowdonia National Park

    During the month of the Welsh History Festival for Children, Yr Ysgwrn is thrilled to work with the Festival and Welsh Books Council to provide literary experiences outside the classroom for the secondary school pupils of Gwynedd.

    Posted: 28 September 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.