Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • 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.

  • Have your say on new National Park Car Parking Order

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is proposing to update its OffStreet Parking Order which provides the legal basis for the management of its car parks.

    Posted: 11 September 2018.

  • ‘Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million’ Crowdfunding Campaign – Cader Idris needs your support!

    Snowdonia National Park

    Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, Mend Our Mountains: Make A Million, that is launched today, Cader Idris will hopefully be a step closer to benefiting from essential footpath development work.

    Posted: 10 September 2018.

  • Wales' Celtic Rainforests to be restored

    Snowdonia National Park

    Thanks to European and Welsh Government funding, this autumn will mark the start of a new chapter for Wales’ Celtic rainforests which are currently in an unfavourable condition. Through the eradication of invasive alien plant species and the implementation of proactive management the aim is to bring these woodlands back to their former fertile state.

    Posted: 28 August 2018.

  • Brecon loses a Beacon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we must announce, that through the emergence of new technological data, we have lost one of our Beacons.  Perhaps, sticking to Welsh Folklore and Myth, which we are accustomed to in the Brecon Beacons, it would be more apt to state that one of our […]

    Posted: 22 August 2018.

  • Work Experience at National Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Nine local young adults have been given the opportunity to spend four days at Brecon Beacons National Park and gain experience within a range of vocational activities. The work experience program is part of a National Lottery Funded project taking place at the Glynneath Gunpowder Works at Pontneddfechan that is being managed and implemented by […]

    Posted: 13 August 2018.

  • National Park Authority elects new Chair

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority took place on Monday 30th July at the Authority Head Offices in Brecon.  Mr. Ed Evans, a Welsh Government appointed member was unanimously voted in as the new Chair of the Authority and Councillor Gareth Ratcliffe as Deputy Chair. There were other key appointments […]

    Posted: 31 July 2018.

  • Community Groups in All Wales ITV Final

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has been working closely with Brecon Active Inclusion Group and Cardiff People First and they have both reached the final of a national competition.  They now need the support of the local community. Now in its 13th year, the Big Lottery Fund, ITV and National Lottery have teamed up […]

    Posted: 24 April 2018.

  • World’s Oldest Female Skydiver Inspires Brecon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Last week, Dilys Price OBE, the world’s oldest female skydiver, visited Brecon and made an inspirational speech at the Active Aging event held at Brecon Leisure Centre. Care and Repair organised the free event in partnership with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Freedom Leisure, Powys Integrated Sports and it was supported by John Lewis.  The […]

    Posted: 26 March 2018.

  • Brecon Beacons’ Awarded as ‘Best Destination’ in National Awards

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Brecon Beacons was awarded as Wales’ ‘Best Destination’ at The National Tourism Awards for Wales 2018, held at the Celtic Manor. Organised by Visit Wales, The National Tourism Awards for Wales celebrates the very best of Wales’ tourism by showcasing the country’s tourism businesses and industry’s achievements. Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and Brecon Beacons […]

    Posted: 14 March 2018.

  • Crafty Christmas at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre will swing into Christmas spirit on the evening of Tuesday 5th December in partnership with Beacons View Tearoom, hosting their ‘Crafty Christmas’ event. Crafty Christmas will run from 6pm until 9pm, with free parking and no entry charge.  The Visitor Centre will be offering a range of arts […]

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Gunpowder Works becomes Classroom for School Children!

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Children from Penderyn Primary School were given the chance to learn about the industrial past at the remains of the Gunpowder Works near Pontneddfechan. Education Officers from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority led the children on a walk around the heritage site, encouraging them to connect with the past and to also develop their knowledge […]

    Posted: 24 November 2017.