Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Lonely Planet puts Castleton on the map

    Peak District National Park

    Travel experts Lonely Planet are to spend a day at the Peak District National Park’s new flagship visitor centre in Castleton.

    Posted: 17 August 2017.

  • Appeal over wild camping, camp fires and litter in Poppit dunes

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and DyfedPowys Police are appealing to members of the public to stop camping in the dunes at Poppit Sands, following a spate of incidents involving camp fires and littering.

    Posted: 17 August 2017.

  • Pride of the Park celebrated at Grantown Show

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Pride of the Cairngorms National Park was celebrated at the Grantown Show last week (Thursday 10th August).… The post Pride of the Park celebrated at Grantown Show appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 August 2017.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 17 August 2017

    Cairngorms National Park

    You can view all currently active Planning applications and the deadline dates for Public Comments on a  weekly list here… The post Weekly list of active planning applications – 17 August 2017 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 August 2017.

  • Exmoor Wild Watch update

    Exmoor National Park

    Wild Watch

    Posted: 16 August 2017.

  • Learn the basics about Walking with Livestock at free event

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has teamed up with a local farmer to offer guidance to walkers and dog owners who may encounter livestock while on foot, with a free event at 6pm on Monday 21 August.

    Posted: 16 August 2017.

  • Help us to bridge the gap

    Exmoor National Park

    Help us to bridge the gap..

    Posted: 16 August 2017.

  • Wiston Estate sets out commitment to future as part of National Park

    South Downs National Park

    Plans to create ‘tranquility’ zones; regenerate a quarry into a sustainable base for tourism; do more to raise people’s awareness of their impact on each other and wildlife; create a monastic retreat and travellers’ rest; and provide services and space for local businesses are just some of the ambitions set out by the Wiston Estate in their new Whole Estate Plan. This is the first time that a large estate in the South Downs National Park has set out a Whole Estate Plan – not just looking at planning but also at farming, woodland management conservation and access. The plan,

    Posted: 16 August 2017.

  • National Park gallery's postcard exhibition proves popular

    North York Moors National Park

    The five-week Art to Go exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery at Danby began at the end of July with more than 1000 miniature pieces of art created on postcards.

    Posted: 15 August 2017.

  • National Park Heroes

    South Downs National Park

    Do you know someone who has made an outstanding significant contribution to the South Downs National Park? Nominations for the National Park Hero award close on 29 August 2017. The winners – one from each of the UK’s 15 National Parks – will be announced at the UK National Park’s Conference in October with each winner receiving a special bottle of wine kindly donated by Ridgeview Estate. Send your nominations to NPUKconference@southdowns.gov.uk

    Posted: 15 August 2017.

  • The Romans are coming to Castell Henllys this August

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Castell Henllys Iron Age Village near Newport is gearing up for a Roman invasion on August 19 and 20, with both days packed with live reenactment, food and more.

    Posted: 15 August 2017.

  • Help shape the future of key Aviemore site

    Cairngorms National Park

    People are being invited to have their say on how the Aviemore Highland Resort site should be developed… The post Help shape the future of key Aviemore site appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 15 August 2017.

  • Pondtail Wood – works progressing under new owner

    South Downs National Park

    We are pleased to report that the new owner of Pondtail Wood is working with the SDNPA, the Forestry Commission and Natural England. Works are progressing well to remove the waste and hard-core from the central/lower area of the site, in accordance with the requirements of the planning enforcement notice – this is being undertaken under the supervision of qualified ecologist. The SDNPA Enforcement Officer was on site when the works commenced and has been in close contact with the site owner and relevant agencies since. The Forestry Commission have confirmed that they will continue to discuss the replanting requirements

    Posted: 14 August 2017.

  • Giving something back earns prestigious award for Lakes volunteer

    Lake District National Park

    After nearly four decades in aerospace and defence industry management roles Barry Capp turned his attention to help sort out deteriorating Lake District fell paths.

    Posted: 14 August 2017.

  • An Camas Mòr returns to Planning Committee

    Cairngorms National Park

    Plans for a new community to the east of Aviemore are back on the agenda at the next… The post An Camas Mòr returns to Planning Committee appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 14 August 2017.