Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Fourlegged friends set to descend on Carew Castle

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Carew Castle is bracing itself for an invasion by canine companions in the lead up to its Doggy Day Out on Sunday 19 August, which will see pooches and their proud owners take over the dogfriendly site.

    Posted: 17 August 2018.

  • Bumper year for Love the Forest scheme

    New Forest National Park

    People and businesses who ‘Love The Forest’ have come out in force to help fund projects to keep the New Forest special for years to come. The Love the Forest visitor gift scheme encourages visitors to donate or adds a pound to their hotel, restaurant bills, or product sales which are then given out in […] The post Bumper year for Love the Forest scheme appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 August 2018.

  • Postcards and leaflets celebrate Dolgellau's special townscape

    Snowdonia National Park

    This week saw the launch of a new leaflet and a series of postcards celebrating the unique townscape of Dolgellau. Striking illustrations of the town’s buildings, which feature on the postcards and leaflet, were drawn by Coleg Meirion Dwyfor art students.

    Posted: 15 August 2018.

  • Leading literary figure turns talent on Lake District

    Lake District National Park

    Internationally famed performance poet Tony Walsh has turned his towering talent to a Lakes’ epic.

    Posted: 13 August 2018.

  • Work Experience at National Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Nine local young adults have been given the opportunity to spend four days at Brecon Beacons National Park and gain experience within a range of vocational activities. The work experience program is part of a National Lottery Funded project taking place at the Glynneath Gunpowder Works at Pontneddfechan that is being managed and implemented by […]

    Posted: 13 August 2018.

  • ‘Sound condemnation’ needed of raptor persecution

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority will present evidence-based data on birds of prey persecution in the Park at a Northern England Raptor Forum open day in Grassington tomorrow.

    Posted: 10 August 2018.

  • People in Wales name the Pembrokeshire Coast their favourite UK National Park

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has topped a YouGov poll which asked people in Wales to name their favourite out of the 15 UK National Parks.

    Posted: 9 August 2018.

  • Nominate Your Local Heroes in the National Parks UK Awards

    Peak District National Park

    UK National Parks are calling for nominations to the Volunteer Awards 2018.

    Posted: 9 August 2018.

  • Seaside fun at the National Park's County Show marquee

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Visit the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's marquee at the Pembrokeshire County Show from 1416 August for seaside fun.

    Posted: 8 August 2018.

  • Renovation scheme brings new lease of life to Millers Dale station building

    Peak District National Park

    A historic former railway building is to be granted a new lease of life through a renovation scheme led by the Peak District National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 August 2018.

  • Ash dieback hits Park

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Ash dieback disease has spread “phenomenally quickly” right across the Yorkshire Dales National Park, hitting its most treasured and ancient woodlands, the Park Authority’s Senior Trees and Woodlands Officer, Geoff Garrett, has said.

    Posted: 7 August 2018.

  • Happy Anniversary! The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre celebrates a new milestone

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority is celebrating the first anniversary of the award-winning Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre with a summer of fun-filled events. Since The Sill opened its doors to the public 12 months ago, the Centre has rapidly become one of the region’s leading visitor attractions, welcoming over 170,000 visitors and providing an iconic […] The page Happy Anniversary! The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre celebrates a new milestone first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 7 August 2018.

  • Dark Skies Festival Line-Up Announced

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 6 August 2018.

  • Leading spoken word poet set to launch the ultimate love poem to the Lake District

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park Authority and acclaimed northern poet Tony Walsh are set to unveil a specially-commissioned short film, ‘Reflecting On The Lakes’, at a free screening at Zeffirellis cinema, Ambleside, next week (13 Aug).

    Posted: 6 August 2018.

  • Families invited for summer wild play day in the woods

    New Forest National Park

    Children are invited to explore, play and be creative in the New Forest at a wild play day this summer. Families can learn more about why the National Park is special while creating forest art, taking part in water activities, navigating a woodland obstacle course and more. Organised by the New Forest National Park Authority, […] The post Families invited for summer wild play day in the woods appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 6 August 2018.