Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Public fall for autumnal Forest photos

    New Forest National Park

    Hundreds of autumnal photos of the New Forest have been whittled down to a handful of their favourites by the public in the National Park Authority’s photo contest.

    Posted: 5 December 2017.

  • Eat Exmoor Food & Drink Trade Show

    Exmoor National Park

    Planning underway for Eat Exmoor Food & Drink Trade Show

    Posted: 4 December 2017.

  • Langham brews up funding for South Downs National Park

    South Downs National Park

    Award winning South Downs’ brewery Langham have renamed their best bitter after the National Park with 5p from every bottle of South Downs best-bitter sold going to support the new charity for the National Park. Langham Brewery are the first corporate partners for the South Downs National Park Trust, which launched in October 2017. As well as relaunching the South Downs best-bitter they have also helped to raise £647.86 for the Trust’s first campaign, Mend our Way, to fix broken sections of the South Downs Way through their Live at Langham music events. Julie Fawcett, Chair of the new South

    Posted: 4 December 2017.

  • Lake District Weatherline service celebrates 30 year milestone

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park’s Fell Top Assessors are celebrating 30 years of the Weatherline service as their season begins today.

    Posted: 1 December 2017.

  • Peak District group wins National Parks UK Volunteer Award 2017

    Peak District National Park

    A group of BME community mentors in the Peak District National Park have been named among the winners of the National Parks UK Volunteer Awards 2017.

    Posted: 30 November 2017.

  • Tri-cycle win for local business at New Forest Business Partnership Awards 2018

    New Forest National Park

    Local cycle business Cyclexperience Limited have pedalled their way to triple awards success, including the National Park Authority's category.

    Posted: 30 November 2017.

  • Response to Advert

    Snowdonia National Park

    The Miners’ Track on Snowdon is a bridleway on privately owned land and as such, the landowner’s permission is needed for motorised vehicular access.

    Posted: 29 November 2017.

  • New art gallery opening in Windermere

    Lake District National Park

    A new art gallery is opening its doors this weekend at Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre, and will become a permanent visitor attraction for Windermere.

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Public consultation on Peak District transport design guide

    Peak District National Park

    Peak District residents and visitors are being asked for their views on proposed new transport infrastructure guidelines.

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Lake District flood recovery scheme celebrates 50th bridge

    Lake District National Park

    A programme of flood recovery work in the Lake District National Park is celebrating its 50th bridge repair with the project running ahead of schedule.

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Cairngorms farmer wins RSPB Award

    Cairngorms National Park

    Jim Simmons of Ruthven Farm, Tomintoul is celebrating after a successful night at the Nature of Scotland Awards.… The post Cairngorms farmer wins RSPB Award appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Crafty Christmas at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre will swing into Christmas spirit on the evening of Tuesday 5th December in partnership with Beacons View Tearoom, hosting their ‘Crafty Christmas’ event. Crafty Christmas will run from 6pm until 9pm, with free parking and no entry charge.  The Visitor Centre will be offering a range of arts […]

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • National Park Hero award for former Authority stalwart

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    A recently retired member of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority staff was recognised with a prestigious award at this year's UK National Parks conference.

    Posted: 27 November 2017.

  • Gunpowder Works becomes Classroom for School Children!

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Children from Penderyn Primary School were given the chance to learn about the industrial past at the remains of the Gunpowder Works near Pontneddfechan. Education Officers from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority led the children on a walk around the heritage site, encouraging them to connect with the past and to also develop their knowledge […]

    Posted: 24 November 2017.

  • Broads Authority set navigation tolls for 2018

    Broads National Park

    The Broads Authority has agreed a 3% increase for tolls for all categories of boats in 2018.

    Posted: 24 November 2017.