Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Inspiring young people to care for the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    Young people today having significantly fewer opportunities for getting outside than the generations before them and spend increasing amounts of time at home online.

    Posted: 23 October 2017.

  • New Forest pony owners’ plea to drivers: #add3minutes to your journey for the winter

    New Forest National Park

    New Forest commoners and organisations are appealing to local drivers to slow down as the clocks go back, to prevent the usual huge rise in animal deaths and injuries in the longer nights.

    Posted: 23 October 2017.

  • Exmoor National Park Local Plan Adoption

    Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor National Park Local Plan now available.

    Posted: 23 October 2017.

  • Volunteers muck in at Helmsley Walled Garden

    North York Moors National Park

    Volunteers from the North York Moors National Park Authority and Helmsley Walled Garden came together last week to help prepare the cornfield flower meadow for reseeding in spring 2018.

    Posted: 20 October 2017.

  • Explore the Forest’s past, present and future

    New Forest National Park

    How can trees help us discover the New Forest’s long and fascinating history? And how did a nine year old boy, 800 years ago, help shape the place we know and love today?

    Posted: 18 October 2017.

  • New voyage of discovery for HM Bark Endeavour, the full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship

    North York Moors National Park

    The replica of one of the most famous ships in the history of maritime exploration is being prepared for a new voyage along the North York Moors coast to Whitby.

    Posted: 18 October 2017.

  • New indoor caving attraction comes to Windermere

    Lake District National Park

    Explore the Lake District whatever the weather as Brockhole-on-Windermere’s brand new indoor caving experience, Brave the Cave, opens this weekend.

    Posted: 17 October 2017.

  • Help plant a wildlife space to celebrate a loved one

    New Forest National Park

    Families are invited to celebrate a birth, marriage or life of a relative with the planting of a community wildlife space in the New Forest.

    Posted: 17 October 2017.

  • Young volunteers celebrate award success

    North York Moors National Park

    A project in the North York Moors that aims to inspire families to love the great outdoors and protect special habitats has received a special award from the Campaign for National Parks.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Campaign to attract overseas visitors

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority has joined forces with England’s other nine National Parks to secure £1m from the Discover England Fund to introduce a collection of experiences designed to inspire visitors from Australia and Germany. The project, which is complemented by £400k in match funding from all nine of England’s National Parks, is a two […] The page Campaign to attract overseas visitors first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • New Cheviot Hills Cycling Map

    Northumberland National Park

    A new Cheviot Hills mountain bike route map has been created by local cycling expert and Tyne Valley Mountain Bike Club chairman Ted Liddle, as part of a family of new cycling guides published by Blagdon based Northern Heritage. Ted’s latest cycling map reveals the best mountain biking routes in the Cheviot Hills using a […] The page New Cheviot Hills Cycling Map first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Volunteer sleuths required for Signpost Project

    Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor Signpost project

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Local Plan Events

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority sets the policies which control the future of development within the National Park, one of England’s finest landscapes. It is hosting eight consultation events throughout the Park to give local people and businesses the opportunity to have their say on how the Park should develop over the next 20 years. Following […] The page Local Plan Events first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • Be inspired by local legends for National Park competition

    Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Pembrokeshire primary schools are being invited to create illustrations based on local myths and folklore as part of a Year of Legends competition run by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 October 2017.

  • School children step into the great outdoors at Ullswater Outdoor Fest

    Lake District National Park

    More than 100 school children from the Ullswater area became official members of the ‘great outdoors’ at the Ullswater Outdoor Fest held earlier this month, thanks to a cash boost from the Lake District National Park’s Communities Fund.

    Posted: 13 October 2017.