Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Major planning consultation underway

    Cairngorms National Park

    The time is now for anyone wanting to get involved in helping shape the next Local Development Plan… The post Major planning consultation underway appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 November 2017.

  • Record breaking year for Swallowtail Butterfly

    Broads National Park

    2017 saw a significant increase in recorded numbers of the Swallowtail Butterfly population.

    Posted: 16 November 2017.

  • Park Talk: Construction & Consultations

    Cairngorms National Park

    By CNPA Convener, Peter Argyle   The move from Autumn to Winter can be gradual or sudden. This… The post Park Talk: Construction & Consultations appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 November 2017.

  • Photo competition puts adventures in the uplands in focus

    Peak District National Park

    Amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a national photography competition celebrating British mountains, moorlands and bogs by entering images of their ‘adventures in the uplands’.

    Posted: 16 November 2017.

  • Find festive cheer and family fun at National Park's Christmas fayres

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    If you're searching for a gift for that special someone and want to fill the family with festive cheer, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's trio of top visitor attractions can help you and your kin get into the Christmas spirit.

    Posted: 16 November 2017.

  • Endangered White-Clawed Crayfish given new homes in the South West Peak

    Peak District National Park

    It’s official, white-clawed crayfish are back in the South West Peak!

    Posted: 15 November 2017.

  • Crai Community Comes Online and Sustainable Development Fund helps with Community Hall!

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The community of Crai held a celebratory event, as households there can now receive broadband internet of speeds of 30mbps or more, thanks to a project headed by Dyfed Superfast. Also, on display at the event, was the fantastic new LED lighting, installed with the help of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund, […]

    Posted: 15 November 2017.

  • PM awards outstanding Lake District volunteer

    Lake District National Park

    Prime Minister Theresa May has today honoured Barry Capp, from Cumbria, for his work with the Fix the Fells programme, maintaining over 2,000km of footpaths across the Lake District.

    Posted: 15 November 2017.

  • Local produce champion wins national award

    New Forest National Park

    New Forest Marque Chairman Jane Overall has won National Parks Hero 2017 for her outstanding contributions to the New Forest.

    Posted: 15 November 2017.

  • An evening of trees, woods and people launches national charter

    New Forest National Park

    More than 50 people came together to celebrate the New Forest’s involvement in a national unveiling of a new charter for trees.

    Posted: 15 November 2017.

  • Waxcap discovery

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park has been propelled into the mycological spotlight following the discovery of a rare and elusive species of fungi at a site in the Coquet Valley. National Park ranger, Shaun Hackett, came across what he suspected was the newly-classified Jubilee waxcap (Gliophorus reginae) while carrying out the Park’s annual waxcap grassland survey. Recognising […] The page Waxcap discovery first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 14 November 2017.

  • Find walking groups near you with new Pembrokeshire directory

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    A new online directory of walking groups is aiming to make more Pembrokeshire people aware of the opportunities on their doorstep and help improve their health and wellbeing.

    Posted: 14 November 2017.

  • Welsh Ponies moved to winter grazing

    Broads National Park

    The Broads Authority has moved their Welsh ponies as part of their winter grazing programme.

    Posted: 13 November 2017.

  • Double success for Snow Roads at Planning Awards

    Cairngorms National Park

    The ‘Snow Roads’ in the Cairngorms National Park picked has up not one, but two awards at the… The post Double success for Snow Roads at Planning Awards appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 November 2017.

  • An Afternoon with Stan Beckensall

    Northumberland National Park

    On Saturday, 14th October we held An Afternoon with Stan Beckensall in the Jubilee Hall in Rothbury. The event was a celebration of places within the National Park which Stan thought of as ‘places of power’ because of their importance in history, their visual attraction, or some indefinable quality that made them special. Stan has published […] The page An Afternoon with Stan Beckensall first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 10 November 2017.