Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Peak District National Park ranger receives British Empire Medal

    Peak District National Park

    Mr William Tucker, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, has presented the British Empire Medal to Peak District National Park ranger Bill Gordon for services to wildlife, particularly the protection of the ring ouzel.

    Posted: 20 October 2017.

  • Volunteers muck in at Helmsley Walled Garden

    North York Moors National Park

    Volunteers from the North York Moors National Park Authority and Helmsley Walled Garden came together last week to help prepare the cornfield flower meadow for reseeding in spring 2018.

    Posted: 20 October 2017.

  • Cinderella will go to the ball, but she’ll be wearing hiking boots, not glass slippers!

    Peak District National Park

    Fairy-tale in Edale as rare habitat is celebrated at festival-style conference in remote Peak District village.

    Posted: 20 October 2017.

  • Affordable homes approved by Peak District National Park Authority

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority has approved plans for new affordable homes to be built in Winster.

    Posted: 20 October 2017.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 19 October 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 – 19 October 2017 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 19 October 2017.

  • Explore the Forest’s past, present and future

    New Forest National Park

    How can trees help us discover the New Forest’s long and fascinating history? And how did a nine year old boy, 800 years ago, help shape the place we know and love today?

    Posted: 18 October 2017.

  • New voyage of discovery for HM Bark Endeavour, the full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship

    North York Moors National Park

    The replica of one of the most famous ships in the history of maritime exploration is being prepared for a new voyage along the North York Moors coast to Whitby.

    Posted: 18 October 2017.

  • New indoor caving attraction comes to Windermere

    Lake District National Park

    Explore the Lake District whatever the weather as Brockhole-on-Windermere’s brand new indoor caving experience, Brave the Cave, opens this weekend.

    Posted: 17 October 2017.

  • Help plant a wildlife space to celebrate a loved one

    New Forest National Park

    Families are invited to celebrate a birth, marriage or life of a relative with the planting of a community wildlife space in the New Forest.

    Posted: 17 October 2017.

  • Young volunteers celebrate award success

    North York Moors National Park

    A project in the North York Moors that aims to inspire families to love the great outdoors and protect special habitats has received a special award from the Campaign for National Parks.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Be inspired by local legends for National Park competition

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Pembrokeshire primary schools are being invited to create illustrations based on local myths and folklore as part of a Year of Legends competition run by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Make great memories in the Peak District National Park

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park is to share in a £1 million award to England’s National Parks, from the Discover England Fund.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Campaign to attract overseas visitors

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority has joined forces with England’s other nine National Parks to secure £1m from the Discover England Fund to introduce a collection of experiences designed to inspire visitors from Australia and Germany. The project, which is complemented by £400k in match funding from all nine of England’s National Parks, is a two […] The page Campaign to attract overseas visitors first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • James Berresford appointed to Peak District National Park Authority

    Peak District National Park

    James Berresford has been welcomed as a Member of the Peak District National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • New Cheviot Hills Cycling Map

    Northumberland National Park

    A new Cheviot Hills mountain bike route map has been created by local cycling expert and Tyne Valley Mountain Bike Club chairman Ted Liddle, as part of a family of new cycling guides published by Blagdon based Northern Heritage. Ted’s latest cycling map reveals the best mountain biking routes in the Cheviot Hills using a […] The page New Cheviot Hills Cycling Map first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.