Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • COVID-19

    National Parks UK

    Posted: 3 July 2020.

  • New Research Unveiled on Exmoor's Rural Economy

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 2 July 2020.

  • The Dwyryd Estuary a step closer to a cable-free future

    Snowdonia National Park

    At a meeting of the National Park Authority’s Planning Committee today, planning consent was granted for the erection of a tunnel head house to the south east of the Dwyryd estuary on the edge of the National Park. This development will enable the National Grid to proceed with plans to underground 3.4km of cabling that currently crosses the estuary overhead.

    Posted: 1 July 2020.

  • New Exmoor Grass-Fed Lamb Film and Online Directory Launches

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 30 June 2020.

  • Every reptile counts in the Broads

    Broads National Park

    An ongoing summer survey is helping to record and protect reptile species.

    Posted: 26 June 2020.

  • Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Site leads the way on sustainable development and creates value for local communities

    Lake District National Park

    Published today (25 June 2020) by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, new research shows UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.

    Posted: 25 June 2020.

  • ‘Voices From The Peak’ is at Buxton Fringe Festival

    Peak District National Park

    The innovative audio artwork Voices From The Peak is being broadcast as part of the Buxton Fringe (July 1 to 19).

    Posted: 25 June 2020.

  • Grassland Mini Beasts

    Northumberland National Park

    Summertime and the grass is long and may seem at first glance that not much is living in it – but take a closer look and a whole new miniature world exists, just waiting to be discovered. One way to observe is to simply get down close and look. This will reveal some creatures, but […] The page Grassland Mini Beasts first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 24 June 2020.

  • The May Bug

    Northumberland National Park

    Going by many names, The Common Cockchafer or May Bug is an amazing creature. It is perhaps the most conspicuous, not to mention the largest species of the 90 Scarab Beetles that can be found throughout Britain. Adult May Bugs can be found resting in and around various shrubs, trees and hedgerows, most commonly in […] The page The May Bug first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 22 June 2020.

  • Lake District Chairman announced as new National Parks England Chair

    Lake District National Park

    Mike McKinley, Chair of the Lake District National Park Authority, has this week been announced as the new Chair of National Parks England, the organisation representing all ten English National Parks.

    Posted: 16 June 2020.

  • Light at the end of the tunnel in Keswick to Threlkeld Reconnection Project

    Lake District National Park

    Work is progressing well on the £7.9 million Lake District National Park Authority led project to reconnect the much loved Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Trail.

    Posted: 12 June 2020.

  • Marvellous Moths

    Northumberland National Park

    May is often seen as a month symbolic of growth, prosperity, abundance and most importantly new life. From baby birds to extensive families of rabbits, May is a time in which the exploration of new life can be vastly appreciated. In the world of insects this is no different, as more species take to the […] The page Marvellous Moths first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 10 June 2020.

  • 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.

  • Joint Statement from the Welsh National Parks - Welsh National Park Authorities issue clear message to respect Welsh Government Guidance

    Snowdonia National Park

    Wales’ three National Park Authorities have welcomed new Welsh Government guidance reinforcing the need for people in Wales to stay at home, stay safe and protect the NHS.

    Posted: 12 May 2020.