Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • New electric boat charging pillars and cards

    Broads National Park

    We have recently replaced all our electric boat charging pillars.

    Posted: 28 April 2017.

  • Planning Committee approve hotel and houses

    Cairngorms National Park

    A 60 bedroom hotel for Aviemore and eight new houses for Newtonmore have been approved by members of… The post Planning Committee approve hotel and houses appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 28 April 2017.

  • More Barn Owl Eggs!

    South Downs National Park

    Our barn owl pair now have 5 eggs, which is great news. The next few days will be interesting to see if any more are laid. They can usually have 5 or 6 eggs but have been known or rare occasions to lay up to 7 or even 8. This cold spell could well halt any more eggs being laid as it may affect the food supply. Keep watching to find out. The male will continue to feed the female while she incubates the eggs and as they get nearer to hatching you may see him bringing in more food

    Posted: 28 April 2017.

  • New path opens up ancient route to Broads visitors

    Broads National Park

    Visitors can follow in the footsteps of monks with the opening of a new stretch of footpath.

    Posted: 27 April 2017.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 27 April 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 – 27 April 2017 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 27 April 2017.

  • Come to the Broads Authority annual open morning

    Broads National Park

    The Broads Authority open morning is taking place on Saturday 13th May, from 10am - 2pm.

    Posted: 26 April 2017.

  • National Park sites to host exciting May Day bank holiday events

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's three visitor attractions are all hosting exciting events this bank holiday weekend, promising family fun for all wherever you are in the county.

    Posted: 26 April 2017.

  • Inspired by... gallery will be 'Absolutely Buzzing' this spring

    North York Moors National Park

    A stunning exhibition of intricate and wearable textile insects by a leading North Yorkshire-born designer and milliner will set the North York Moors National Park’s Inspired by… gallery at Danby abuzz this spring.

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • Conservationists join forces to help incy wincy spider

    Northumberland National Park

    Another major conservation project is underway in the west of Northumberland National Park to protect an ancient peat bog which is home to a rare and diminutive species of money-spider. The Lampert Mosses near Spadeadam, is a classified Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to its rich peat habitats and varied species of flora… The post Conservationists join forces to help incy wincy spider appeared first on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • New Hidden Landscape Trails

    South Downs National Park

    Come and explore the hidden history of Stansted Park... Beneath the ancient woodland of the South Downs National Park lies a secret landscape littered with traces of the people who have lived, visited and worked here. The woods have protected this hidden landscape with features unseen and unknown for years, even by the frequent visitor. However, recent research, including ground breaking LIDAR data capture of the project area, carried out by the Heritage Lottery Funded project Secrets of the High Woods has revealed these treasures and some of the stories behind them. You can now explore some of these findings using

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • Former apprentices secure dream jobs

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Two former Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) apprentices, James Firth and Suzannah Barningham, have fought off stiff competition to be appointed as Access Rangers.

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • St Davids City of Culture bid launches official logo

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The bid for St Davids and the Hundred of Dewisland to become UK City of Culture in 2021 has launched its official campaign logo as the first stage of the bidding process comes to a close.

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • New Forest photo contest opens for 10th edition

    New Forest National Park

    Springtime photos of the New Forest could win photographers great prizes as the popular Seasonal Snaps photo competition returns.

    Posted: 25 April 2017.

  • First cycling for all festival

    Lake District National Park

    A gathering geared to bring cycling to everyone beckons in the heart of the Lakes with specially adapted wheels for riders with disabilities.

    Posted: 24 April 2017.

  • 8 South Downs Challenges for the Bank Holiday

    South Downs National Park

    As the days lengthen we all itch to get out outside and experience more of the great outdoors.  If you're stuck for ideas on how to experience the majesty of nature and landscape in the South Downs then look no further, set your sights on some of these challenges... Climb to the top of the highest point in the National Park - Black Down.  Apart from the view, this National Trust site has superb heathland with sandy tracks and ponds to explore. While you're there find a big stone or a rotten log, gently lift it up and have a peek - who

    Posted: 24 April 2017.