Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Brockhole’s Gaddum Restaurant opens on a fine spring evening

    Lake District National Park

    The Gaddum Restaurant, named after Brockhole’s former Victorian owner, William Gaddum, was officially opened yesterday evening by Mrs Hilda Gaddum, widow of Anthony Gaddum, William Gaddum’s third cousin once removed.

    Posted: 27 April 2018.

  • Get a ‘Spring’ in your Step with a Health Walk

    Cairngorms National Park

    Finally winter seems to be giving up its grip on our weather patterns here in the Cairngorms National… The post Get a ‘Spring’ in your Step with a Health Walk appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 26 April 2018.

  • Snowdonia Walking Club

    Snowdonia National Park

    Last Week the Eryri Walking Club ventured around Cwm Idwal in the wind and rain.

    Posted: 26 April 2018.

  • I’R BYW – by Rhodri Owen

    Snowdonia National Park

    In this, his first exhibition Rhodri juxtaposes his own hand-crafted furniture with transfigured pieces in visually unexpected ways.

    Posted: 26 April 2018.

  • Community Groups in All Wales ITV Final

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has been working closely with Brecon Active Inclusion Group and Cardiff People First and they have both reached the final of a national competition.  They now need the support of the local community. Now in its 13th year, the Big Lottery Fund, ITV and National Lottery have teamed up […]

    Posted: 24 April 2018.

  • Company fined over £2,000 for using plastic windows.

    Snowdonia National Park

    Magistrates awarded a fine and costs of £2,171.60 against Bluestar Estates (Birmingham) Ltd at a court case in Caernarfon last week. The company had failed to comply with an enforcement notice relating to a planning consent condition on Tabernacle Chapel, High Street, Harlech.

    Posted: 24 April 2018.

  • Lake District looks to the future with ‘driverless’ vehicles

    Lake District National Park

    State-of-the-art self-driving vehicles are being considered as a sustainable transport alternative for the Lake District, with a driverless ‘pod’ being brought to Brockhole on Windermere this week to gain public feedback.

    Posted: 23 April 2018.

  • Annual Forest art competition opens for entries

    New Forest National Park

    Sculptors, painters and photographers are invited to compete to win prizes for their work inspired by the New Forest. The New Forest Open Art competition returns for its sixth year after attracting 185 National Park-inspired entries last year. Run by the New Forest National Park Authority in partnership with the New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst, […] The post Annual Forest art competition opens for entries appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 April 2018.

  • Sheffield University Archaeological Field Work

    Snowdonia National Park

    Tomos Jones our Archaeologist has been out this week assisting students and staff from Sheffield University with their field work in the Dysynni valley.

    Posted: 20 April 2018.

  • Lake District secures environmental award scheme

    Lake District National Park

    More than 3,000 people will be able to connect with ‘wild spaces’ across the Lake District, thanks to the renewal of a partnership between the John Muir Trust and the National Park.

    Posted: 19 April 2018.

  • The Lake District National Park announces exciting plans to open a new restaurant in Brockhole House

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park announces exciting plans to open a new restaurant in Brockhole House – the striking white Arts and Crafts house gracefully overlooking Windermere set in stunning 30-acre grounds.

    Posted: 17 April 2018.

  • Exmoor's Dark Skies Festival set to return

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 16 April 2018.

  • New Chair to lead Lake District Partnership

    Lake District National Park

    A new Chairperson has been appointed to join the Lake District National Park Partnership that led the Park to UNESCO World Heritage Site success.

    Posted: 11 April 2018.

  • PIONEERING NEW APPROACHES TO EXMOOR’S INVASIVE SPECIES PROBLEM

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 9 April 2018.

  • Easter Message from MountainSafe

    Snowdonia National Park

    As clocks have turned, daylight increases and spring begins to show its colours, MountainSafe is encouraging all walkers to check the weather forecast before setting off to the mountains this Easter.

    Posted: 27 March 2018.