Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Parks Week 2018

    Snowdonia National Park

    From guided walks to live music there is something for everyone here in Snowdonia during National Parks Week.

    Posted: 20 July 2018.

  • Discover National Parks Week 22-29 July 2018

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 18 July 2018.

  • Exmoor National Park Launches New Ranger Experience Days

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 18 July 2018.

  • National Parks Review Gets Underway with Exmoor Visit

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 18 July 2018.

  • An exhibition of artwork by individuals living with dementia is opened

    Snowdonia National Park

    Today, an exhibition of artwork by individuals living with early onset dementia will open at Ysbyty Alltwen, Tremadog. At a five day workshop held at Yr Ysgwrn in May, a group of younger people living with the condition were busy creating personal dioramas with the artist Luned Rhys Parri.

    Posted: 17 July 2018.

  • Family festivals celebrate National Parks Week

    North York Moors National Park

    To celebrate National Parks Week 2018, which takes place from 23-29 July, the North York Moors National Park Centres at Danby and Sutton Bank will each host a one-day festival of family fun with guided walks, children’s activities and craft demonstrations. The events mark the start and close of the annual celebration, which champions everything that is unique and special about National Parks.

    Posted: 16 July 2018.

  • Thank you Iolo!

    Snowdonia National Park

    Since last October, a student from Ysgol Hafod Lon, Penrhyndeudraeth has had the opportunity to work with a number of Authority staff.

    Posted: 16 July 2018.

  • Sealed-bid auction of Motor Cruiser 168D

    Broads National Park

    A sealed-bid auction is taking place for a former abandoned vessel.

    Posted: 10 July 2018.

  • Great support for Centuries Old Exmoor Perambulation

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 10 July 2018.

  • Lake District marks first year as World Heritage Site

    Lake District National Park

    One year on from the momentous day in Krakow when the English Lake District became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the organisations behind the successful bid are celebrating the achievements to date and looking to the opportunities that lie ahead.

    Posted: 9 July 2018.

  • Help Prevent Moorland Fires on Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 5 July 2018.

  • Sheep surfing, swimming, sailing and eating candy floss – the holidaying sheep flocking to the North York Moors coast

    North York Moors National Park

    Visitors travelling across the North York Moors National Park this summer are likely to come across carefree sheep appearing to flock towards the coast for a holiday.

    Posted: 3 July 2018.

  • Funding boost for Moors Monuments

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority has been successful in securing a grant of more than £170,000 to help secure the future of its historic monuments and increase public understanding of their significance.

    Posted: 2 July 2018.

  • National Park Hub provides happy home for Bloodaxe Books to thrive

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park Authority has helped its longest-serving Enterprise Hub tenant to celebrate its 40th anniversary in business. Bloodaxe Books has been a trailblazer for poetry publication in the UK since 1978. Publishing over 30 new titles per year with support from Arts Council England, the firm’s impressive client list includes some of the world’s […] The page National Park Hub provides happy home for Bloodaxe Books to thrive first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 29 June 2018.

  • Hot and dry spell increases risk of wild fires in the countryside

    Snowdonia National Park

    In recent days Snowdonia has been one of the hottest places in the UK, with Porthmadog on the outskirts of the Park breaking the record for the highest recorded temperature of the year. With the earth now as dry as a bone, Snowdonia National Park Authority officers are appealing on the public to take extra care not to start a fire in Snowdonia’s countryside.

    Posted: 29 June 2018.