Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Visitors to the Sussex coast urged to stay safe

    South Downs National Park

    Walkers enjoying the sunshine are being urged to stay safe along the Sussex coast. Since Government guidance changed to allow people to travel for unlimited exercise, there has been an increase in visitors to the area’s iconic white chalk cliffs. People are being reminded of the serious risk the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and beach walkers who get cut off by the tide. In recent days there has been a cliff fall in Peacehaven, the rescue of a visitor stuck at the base of the

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Please continue to stay at home

    Cairngorms National Park

    This bank holiday weekend, the Cairngorms National Park Authority is reminding everyone to continue to stay at home… The post Please continue to stay at home appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Restraint, responsibility and respect – how to enjoy the National Park safely this Bank Holiday and half term

    South Downs National Park

    With its wide open spaces, clean fresh air and wonderful vistas, the South Downs National Park has been a place to recharge the batteries for people of all ages over the past week. And now, with a sunny Bank Holiday and half-term holiday on the way, the National Park Authority is asking people to protect themselves, their families and local communities by avoiding busy hotspots, exploring quieter places, coming by bike or walking, only parking in car parks and observing the three Rs of restraint, responsibility and respect. Trevor Beattie, Chief Executive of the South Downs National Park Authority, said:

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Planning Committee goes ‘live’ with funicular repairs granted permission.

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority Planning Committee meeting took place today online, with members of the public able… The post Planning Committee goes ‘live’ with funicular repairs granted permission. appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • National Park issues weekend guidance to keep people safe

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is urging people to maintain social distancing this bank holiday weekend by avoiding busy hotspots or by continued use of open spaces near to people’s homes.

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • National Park Emphasises Safety and Considerate Behaviour

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park is asking people planning to come to the countryside this bank holiday weekend to take extra measures to stay safe, to show care and consideration for the Park, local communities and other visitors. Following the government’s easing of lockdown and the recent hot weather, a large number of visitors have been coming […] The page National Park Emphasises Safety and Considerate Behaviour first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Datganiad ar y Cyd - Joint Statement

    Snowdonia National Park

    Welsh National Park Authorities issue a call for continued patience amidst fears of a busy Bank Holiday weekend

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Blog: nature & health go hand in hand

    Cairngorms National Park

    By Geva Blackett, Deputy Convener of the CNPA Board European Day of Parks is on Sunday (24th May)… The post Blog: nature & health go hand in hand appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 May 2020.

  • Our Message to All Those Who Love Exmoor This Bank Holiday Weekend

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 21 May 2020.

  • Respect and care for the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

      Appeal for people to respect and care for the Forest during high fire risk weekend New Forest organisations are appealing to people to please respect and care for the National Park and follow the New Forest code. There is a severe fire warning currently in place across the whole area. No barbecues are allowed […] The post Respect and care for the New Forest appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 20 May 2020.

  • Put Your Garden Plants In To Bat

    Northumberland National Park

    Out of the corner of my eye I glimpsed a black shape as it flashed past my window.  It was my local common pipistrelle, out on its nightly round of favourite hunting areas, my garden included. If you love your garden you should also love bats, as they are most certainly on the list of […] The page Put Your Garden Plants In To Bat first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 20 May 2020.

  • Tree-mendous! Campaign to plant 5,000 trees across South Downs National Park captures public’s imagination

    South Downs National Park

    An inspiring campaign to plant 5,000 trees across the South Downs National Park is edging closer to smashing its fundraising target – and now expressions of interest for planting are being taken. Trees for the Downs was launched during National Tree Week at the end of November and, in just six months, £52,000 has been raised from donations and gifts. The campaign is aiming to raise £61,500 to restore trees that have been lost over the past few decades, including those to Ash Dieback and Dutch Elm Disease. While the fundraising continues in earnest, the South Downs National Park Trust

    Posted: 19 May 2020.

  • Seasonal Rangers Required

    Cairngorms National Park

    The CNPA anticipate that as national rules and guidance change around Covid-19 there will be a need to… The post Seasonal Rangers Required appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 19 May 2020.

  • CNPA Planning Committee meeting live online!

    Cairngorms National Park

    With the lockdown in Scotland still in place, the Cairngorms National Park Authority will not be able to… The post CNPA Planning Committee meeting live online! appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 19 May 2020.

  • Exmoor National Park Launches Covid-19 Response Fund

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 19 May 2020.