Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Park calls for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives

    Lake District National Park

    The Lake District National Park Authority is urging people to avoid travel and remain at home in a plea to help protect its rural communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Posted: 23 March 2020.

  • Statement from the Snowdonia National Park Authority

    Snowdonia National Park

    Following the busiest visitor weekend in living memory in Snowdonia the National Park Authority will today take further measures to protect rural communities and vital services from the spread of the Coronavirus. In co-operation with the police and local authorities the Snowdonia National Park Authority will close all its main car parks and is also exploring options to close down the most popular mountains and sites if the situation continues.

    Posted: 23 March 2020.

  • Visitors urged not to travel to National Park

    Cairngorms National Park

    Statement from Grant Moir, CEO of the Cairngorms National Park Authority “The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and new social… The post Visitors urged not to travel to National Park appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 March 2020.

  • SNPA calls on Government to institute clearer measures to protect rural communities

    Snowdonia National Park

    Only 24 hours after the Prime Minister issued tighter measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, Snowdonia National Park experienced its busiest ever visitor day yesterday. The National Park Authority in now calling on the government to institute clearer guidance and measures in order to ensure that the spread of the virus is slowed. Based on the unprecedented scenes in Snowdonia yesterday we fear that the current guidance is not explicit enough for people to protect themselves and others.

    Posted: 22 March 2020.

  • Broads Briefing - March 2020

    Broads National Park

    John Packman's Broads Briefing for March 2020 is now available to read.

    Posted: 20 March 2020.

  • House of Bruar expansion approved by CNPA

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority  has approved plans for the erection of a new art gallery and other… The post House of Bruar expansion approved by CNPA appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 20 March 2020.

  • Lowland heathland restoration reaps rewards

    New Forest National Park

    A new stronghold for the nightjar and other wildlife has been established in the north of the New Forest thanks to the total transformation of a commercial tree plantation. A diverse landscape of rare lowland heathland, woodland and wetland has been created at Foxbury, a 350-acre site acquired by the National Trust. Foxbury is the […] The post Lowland heathland restoration reaps rewards appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 18 March 2020.

  • Coronavirus and the Broads

    Broads National Park

    The Broads Authority has issued a response to the Coronavirus crisis.

    Posted: 18 March 2020.

  • Three Times the Charm in Countryfile Awards

    Northumberland National Park

    Northumberland National Park has won the prestigious accolade of National Park of The Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2020. It is the third time the National Park has won the nationwide competition, with votes cast by over 17,500 members of the public, one of the biggest responses in the awards’ history. The runner […] The page Three Times the Charm in Countryfile Awards first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 18 March 2020.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    Snowdonia National Park

    In light of the current situation with Covid-19 and in line with government guidelines, we are in the process of making adaptations to our services. Our priority in these difficult times is the health of our staff and volunteers and looking after the communities and business in and around the National Park.

    Posted: 18 March 2020.

  • COVID-19

    Northumberland National Park

    Last updated – 14:50 Monday 6 April Government advice is clear that people should not be travelling to Northumberland National Park at this time for recreation and that everyone should be observing social distancing requirements. During the past two weeks people have been adhering to government advice and we would like to thank everyone for […] The page COVID-19 first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 17 March 2020.

  • CNPA offices closed to public

    Cairngorms National Park

    The offices of the Cairngorms National Park Authority are closed to the public until further notice with most… The post CNPA offices closed to public appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 March 2020.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    Peak District National Park

    The latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to the Peak District National Park.

    Posted: 17 March 2020.

  • New Forest Spring Clean – Cancelled

    New Forest National Park

    New Forest Spring Clean 20 March – 13 April 2020   The New Forest Spring Clean is part of the Great British Spring Clean, a national campaign led by Keep Britain Tidy. In light of the latest developments and current advice regarding Coronavirus, it is with regret that all support for spring cleans has been suspended.   All events which have […] The post New Forest Spring Clean – Cancelled appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 March 2020.