Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Brecon Beacons’ Awarded as ‘Best Destination’ in National Awards

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Brecon Beacons was awarded as Wales’ ‘Best Destination’ at The National Tourism Awards for Wales 2018, held at the Celtic Manor. Organised by Visit Wales, The National Tourism Awards for Wales celebrates the very best of Wales’ tourism by showcasing the country’s tourism businesses and industry’s achievements. Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and Brecon Beacons […]

    Posted: 14 March 2018.

  • Hidden treasures photography competition

    National Parks UK

    The winner and runners up of our 2018 National Parks photography competition Hidden Treasures, with Campaign for National Parks.

    Posted: 8 February 2018.

  • Crafty Christmas at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre will swing into Christmas spirit on the evening of Tuesday 5th December in partnership with Beacons View Tearoom, hosting their ‘Crafty Christmas’ event. Crafty Christmas will run from 6pm until 9pm, with free parking and no entry charge.  The Visitor Centre will be offering a range of arts […]

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Gunpowder Works becomes Classroom for School Children!

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Children from Penderyn Primary School were given the chance to learn about the industrial past at the remains of the Gunpowder Works near Pontneddfechan. Education Officers from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority led the children on a walk around the heritage site, encouraging them to connect with the past and to also develop their knowledge […]

    Posted: 24 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.

  • Nominations open for 2017 National Parks UK Volunteer Awards

    National Parks UK

    This year’s National Parks Week (Monday 24 to Sunday 30 July) is all about bringing people together and what better places to enjoy that than in the stunning countryside of the UK’s 15 National Parks.

    Posted: 22 August 2017.