Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • An ideal gift for dog lovers!

    South Downs National Park

    Stuck for ideas on what to get your dog-loving friend for Christmas this year? Look no further – we’ve got the perfect gift! What better way to enhance an idyllic dog walk in the South Downs than these stylish Dicky Bags! Made in Cornwall, the Dicky Bag is the ideal dog walker’s companion. With a pocket for fresh bags and a lightweight design; it’s a soft, robust, airtight, machine washable neoprene bin with a Velcro wrap, a karabiner and a belt loop. It’s everything you need on your lead! No need to carry that stinky poo bag at arm’s length

    Posted: 23 November 2018.

  • New geology website! Dalesrocks.org.uk

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    A Lancashire Primary School headteacher has helped produce a beautifully written and illustrated website on the geology of the Ingleborough Dales area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in a project made possible by National Lottery players.

    Posted: 23 November 2018.

  • Ant-boy Triumphs!

    Cairngorms National Park

    Xander Johnston a Cairngorms Nature Young Ambassador has been named Young Nature Champion in the RSPB’s prestigious Nature… The post Ant-boy Triumphs! appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 November 2018.

  • ‘Fantastic ambition and conservation’ hailed in the new National Park Planning Awards

    Peak District National Park

    Winners of the Peak District National Park Authority’s inaugural Planning Awards have been announced at a special ceremony (November 21) at Thornbridge Hall.

    Posted: 22 November 2018.

  • Final call for rural business grant scheme

    North York Moors National Park

    Rural businesses that are looking to expand or diversify in 2019, or individuals looking to launch a new start-up, have only until February to apply for funding which could cover up to 40% of the cost of their projects.

    Posted: 22 November 2018.

  • Make yours a New Forest Marque Christmas

    New Forest National Park

    Gift-hunters in the New Forest are being encouraged to shop local this Christmas and make the most of the incredible produce on their doorstep. Shoppers can support local trade and crafts people by stocking up on unique craft, food and drink from members of the New Forest Marque. The New Forest Marque is the region’s […] The post Make yours a New Forest Marque Christmas appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 November 2018.

  • New Forest cycling team celebrates new base

    New Forest National Park

    PEDALL New Forest Inclusive Cycling has opened the doors of its first permanent hub in Burley thanks to the support of volunteers, local organisations and National funding. Providing cycling sessions for people who would otherwise be unable to cycle in the New Forest due to disability or confidence, PEDALL is a charity helping more people […] The post New Forest cycling team celebrates new base appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 November 2018.

  • What’s it like to be a board member?

    Cairngorms National Park

    The CNPA is hosting a series of meetings where people can find out more about being a board member. All meetings are from 7pm-8pm The post What’s it like to be a board member? appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 November 2018.

  • Yr Ysgwrn - ‘O Lwyd i Liw’

    Snowdonia National Park

    An unique event to mark the end of the First World War and the hope for peace will be performed at Capel Moreia, Trawsfynydd this Sunday.

    Posted: 21 November 2018.

  • Expedia to Help Local Businesses Unlock New Markets

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • Chiefs meet on raptor persecution

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The new chair of the national Raptor Persecution Priority Delivery Group, Police Superintendent Nick Lyall, came to the Bainbridge home of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority today to meet Chief Executive Officer David Butterworth and staff from the wildlife and ranger teams.

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • 'Star' astrophysicist Tim O'Brien signed up for Dark Skies Festival

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    A well-known astrophysicist and popular media commentator on space matters will raise the curtain on next February’s 2019 Dark Skies Festival organised by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities.

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • Cairngorms Volunteer Rangers scoop joint award

    Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms Volunteer Rangers Leo Hunt and Keira MacFarland are joint winners in the National Parks UK Volunteering Awards… The post Cairngorms Volunteer Rangers scoop joint award appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • Commit to the Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms National Park

    Are you passionate about the Cairngorms National Park and want to ensure that it is cared for, sustained… The post Commit to the Cairngorms National Park appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 20 November 2018.

  • UK National Parks Volunteer Awards Announce Inspiring Winners

    National Parks UK

    The UK's 15 National Parks are thrilled to announce the winners for the National Park Volunteering Awards 2018, which are sponsored by Columbia Sportswear.

    Posted: 19 November 2018.