Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Cook family exhibition at Yoredale

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    New paintings by Malhamdale artist David Cook, collages by Heather Cook, and photography by their son, Tom, have been put on display in Bainbridge - as part of the Swaledale Festival.

    Posted: 18 May 2018.

  • A Taste of the Wild: Family Wild Food Forage Walk

    Broads National Park

    Come to Whitlingham Country Park on Sunday 20 May for a Taste of the Wild.

    Posted: 17 May 2018.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 17 May 2018

    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 May 2018 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 May 2018.

  • TV star's Exmoor video appeal viewed by thousands

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 16 May 2018.

  • Volunteers flock to help revamp historic Exmoor signposts

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 16 May 2018.

  • The official Broads Album goes on tour

    Broads National Park

    A new competition is seeing the Water, Mills and Marshes Broads Album being taken 'on tour'.

    Posted: 16 May 2018.

  • Experience a taste for catering at Carew Castle's new tea room

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    A new tea room in the beautiful setting of Carew Castle is opening in July and potential employees are being offered the opportunity to take a sneak preview before they apply.

    Posted: 16 May 2018.

  • Budding film makers sought to help mark 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way National Trail

    North York Moors National Park

    The competition opens on 24 May, exactly one year before the long distance trail’s anniversary in 2019. The winning entry will go on to be used as the official Cleveland Way film, updating the original public information video that was created in the 1970s

    Posted: 16 May 2018.

  • Our response to farming consultation: “Yes, but…”

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The government’s “direction of travel” for food, farming and the environment post-Brexit is spot on, but the plans have serious “shortcomings”, National Parks England (NPE) has said.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • Man pleads guilty over campervan

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    York Magistrates’ Court has fined a 49 year old man for not complying with a planning enforcement notice relating to the unauthorised siting of a campervan used for accommodation at Storrs Common near Ingleton.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • Northumberland National Park goes cuckoo for the Cuckoo

    Northumberland National Park

    For thousands of years, the sound of the Cuckoo has permeated songs, poems and stories throughout folklore. In an exciting collaboration between storytelling and musicianship, a father and son duo from the North East are exploring what makes this elusive bird so unique in a compelling new stage show which is being performed across the […] The page Northumberland National Park goes cuckoo for the Cuckoo first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • £7m Government grant allows new moorland conservation work to get underway

    Peak District National Park

    A new injection of Government cash will help support the restoration of England’s iconic peatlands.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • New Chairman for New Forest Consultative Panel

    New Forest National Park

    Forestry expert Harry Oram has taken over as Chairman of the New Forest Consultative Panel. The Panel is an advisory forum with representatives from over 80 organisations with an interest in the New Forest National Park and adjacent areas. It meets every three months to discuss topical issues and provide views to the National Park […] The post New Chairman for New Forest Consultative Panel appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • School art competition winners reach the top for Cairngorms Nature

    Cairngorms National Park

    CairnGorm Mountain hosted the award ceremony of the Cairngorms Nature School Art Competition on Saturday (12 May) at… The post School art competition winners reach the top for Cairngorms Nature appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 15 May 2018.

  • The Grow Project and the importance of connecting with nature

    South Downs National Park

    As many studies have shown, connecting with the natural world can be very beneficial to maintaining your mental wellbeing. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness week, we spoke to The Grow Project, a local charity that is helping people make that connection. Grow is a Sussex-based charity that runs low-cost nature connection courses for people who are looking for ways to improve their mental and physical wellbeing. Activities include guided nature walks, conservation tasks, green woodworking, wild food foraging, creative sessions and shepherding. Jo Wren, Director and course leader of Grow said: "We are incredibly fortunate to have the beautiful

    Posted: 14 May 2018.