Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Youth Hostel revamp helps visitors understand the Forest

    New Forest National Park

    YHA New Forest, the latest youth hostel to have the magic wand treatment by the leading youth charity, has been declared open by YHA Ambassador and British athlete and adventurer Sarah Outen MBE.

    Posted: 10 October 2017.

  • University of Cambridge students learn from the Broads National Park

    Broads National Park

    Students from the University of Cambridge have begun their studies with a field trip to the Broads National Park.

    Posted: 9 October 2017.

  • National Parks receive boost from Discover England Fund

    Broads National Park

    England’s National Parks have been awarded £1m from the Discover England Fund.

    Posted: 9 October 2017.

  • New initiatives to tackle bad behaviour on the Broads

    Broads National Park

    A new working group met this week to agree actions to combat anti-social behaviour.

    Posted: 9 October 2017.

  • Go ahead for 4-man chairlift at Glenshee

    Cairngorms National Park

    A new four man chairlift is to be installed at the Glenshee Ski Centre near Braemar replacing an… The post Go ahead for 4-man chairlift at Glenshee appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 6 October 2017.

  • Clean run the rivers

    Northumberland National Park

    This summer a major search was launched for a beautiful water plant to help check the health of rivers and streams in Northumberland National Park. The extensive survey, which is helping to support Northumberland National Park Authority’s vision for the natural environment, saw a team of 17 National Park volunteers, supported by the Northumberland National […] The page Clean run the rivers first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 6 October 2017.

  • £ 1 Million to Restore Wales' Important Peatlands

    Snowdonia National Park

    Thanks to a generous contribution of £ 1m from the Welsh Government's Sustainable Management Scheme, some of Wales' most important peatlands will be protected, maintained and improved.

    Posted: 6 October 2017.

  • Apply now for sixmonth Skills in Action traineeship scheme

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    If you'd like to earn as you learn handson skills to prepare you for a career in practical conservation or estate management, apply now for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's Skills in Action traineeship scheme.

    Posted: 4 October 2017.

  • Park Talk: Challenges and Changes

    Cairngorms National Park

    By Peter Argyle, CNPA Convener   I attended the annual conference of the Europarcs Federation in September; it… The post Park Talk: Challenges and Changes appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 4 October 2017.

  • New Exmoor Awareness training programme

    Exmoor National Park

    New training programme for tourism providers

    Posted: 3 October 2017.

  • Works by legendary Australian artist on public display for the first time at Oriel y Parc, St Davids

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    An exhibition which explores how two celebrated 20th century artists were deeply moved by their sense of place has opened at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids.

    Posted: 3 October 2017.

  • Get Ready for the Orionids

    Northumberland National Park

    It’s not long until you’ll have your best chance of catching a glimpse of the annual Orionids meteor shower. The Orionids shower comes around every October created by debris from Halley’s Comet that comes into contact with the Earth during this period. The shower will be at its best in the early hours of the […] The page Get Ready for the Orionids first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 3 October 2017.

  • Process of producing next Cairngorms LDP begins

    Cairngorms National Park

    Work is getting underway on preparing the next Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Cairngorms National Park and… The post Process of producing next Cairngorms LDP begins appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 2 October 2017.

  • Government Minister visits UK’s newest World Heritage Site

    Lake District National Park

    Tourism and the rural economy will come under the spotlight over the next two days, as Minister for the Arts, Heritage & Tourism, John Glen MP, heads to Cumbria to visit the newly designated Lake District World Heritage Site and hear first-hand from a range of business about what it means to them.

    Posted: 2 October 2017.

  • World-class mountaineer joins Lake District Fell Top Assessors

    Lake District National Park

    Mountaineer Zac Poulton is swapping the Himalayas for the Lake District in a new role aimed at keeping walkers safe on the Cumbrian fells.

    Posted: 2 October 2017.