Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Peter Hicks: A Retrospective

    North York Moors National Park

    A major retrospective of the work of one of Yorkshire’s greatest living artists can be seen at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby, in September. Peter Hicks: A Retrospective looks back over more than 60 years of work from an artist who has gained endless inspiration from the scenery and seasons of the Esk Valley where he lives.

    Posted: 4 August 2017.

  • Capture the New Forest in summer photo competition

    New Forest National Park

    Summertime photos of the New Forest could win photographers great prizes as the National Park’s photo competition returns.

    Posted: 3 August 2017.

  • Drama in the Valley of Rocks

    Exmoor National Park

    'nowhere more fitting to perform in..'

    Posted: 2 August 2017.

  • Farming first for Lake District

    Lake District National Park

    Hot on the heels of UNESCO World Heritage Site status celebrating Lake District farmers, the national park has appointed its first ever dedicated farming officer.

    Posted: 2 August 2017.

  • Businesses unite to reduce animal accidents

    New Forest National Park

    Organisations across the New Forest have signed up to a scheme to reduce the number of animal deaths on the area’s roads.

    Posted: 2 August 2017.

  • Northumberland Hen Harriers

    Northumberland National Park

    After another very poor season for hen harriers elsewhere in England, with no successful breeding attempts, the Northumberland population is once again bucking the trend. In 2015 eight young from two nests successfully fledged and last year six young from two nests fledged. This year, three of the five nests were ultimately successful and produced […] The page Northumberland Hen Harriers first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 1 August 2017.

  • First Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

    Exmoor National Park

    Dark Skies Festival booking open

    Posted: 31 July 2017.

  • Beach Bus helps showcase the delights of Hampshire’s coastline

    New Forest National Park

    The chance to discover the delights of Hampshire’s coastline is prompting local people and visitors to board the popular route 99 Beach Bus service this summer.

    Posted: 28 July 2017.

  • Over five thousand people discover art in New Forest National Park

    New Forest National Park

    Artists and creative groups from across the New Forest came together over two weeks to celebrate the National Park through art.

    Posted: 28 July 2017.

  • Awards recognise the best of the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    Passion for local produce and woodcraft, contributions to the commoning community and a talent for inspiring young people about sustainability were the recipe for success at this year’s awards.

    Posted: 27 July 2017.

  • New tourism plans for Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park

    Local Food and Drink to take centre stage

    Posted: 26 July 2017.

  • Signpost Project training available

    Exmoor National Park

    Training for volunteers

    Posted: 25 July 2017.

  • Visitors Flock to Northumberland

    Northumberland National Park

    Iconic sights like Hadrian’s Wall and Sycamore Gap are drawing in more crowds than ever before – with a record 1.5 million visitors stepping foot in Northumberland National Park last year. And it seems these outdoors enthusiasts are spending more than ever before too – with tourism spend in the Park up by seven per […] The page Visitors Flock to Northumberland first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 25 July 2017.

  • Rights of Way Consultation

    Snowdonia National Park

    Gwynedd Council are working closely with the Snowdonia National Park Authority reviewing our Rights of Way Improvement Plan.

    Posted: 18 July 2017.

  • Fresh Element awarded Sill catering contract

    Northumberland National Park

    Fresh Element, the gourmet experts behind BALTIC Kitchen, Garden Kitchen and Six Restaurant in Gateshead and Newcastle, has been awarded the catering and hospitality contract for The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre on Hadrian’s Wall. Following a competitive tender process, Northumberland National Park Authority has appointed Fresh Element to operate The Sill’s 90 seater café […] The page Fresh Element awarded Sill catering contract first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 11 July 2017.