Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Coronavirus and the Broads

    Broads National Park

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

    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.

  • Visiting the Peak District during Covid-19 - your easy guide

    Peak District National Park

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

    Posted: 17 March 2020.

  • Traditional Lake District barns saved from dereliction thanks to new grant

    Lake District National Park

    A Lake District barn in Longsleddale is amongst the first in the country to benefit from a pilot grant to sensitively repair the building for continued agricultural use and to preserve the appearance of the surrounding cultural landscape.

    Posted: 13 March 2020.

  • Discover dark sky magic on How Hill night walk

    Broads National Park

    Our 2020 How Hill Night Walk is shaping up to be the best yet.

    Posted: 11 March 2020.

  • Take the lead in the Lake District this lambing season

    Lake District National Park

    As the first signs of spring are starting to show in the Lake District, it’s essential to keep dogs under control while out in the countryside as lambing season approaches.

    Posted: 6 March 2020.

  • Cynllun Eryri is here! 

    Snowdonia National Park

    We are half way through the consultation period for the new Snowdonia National Park Management Plan: Cynllun Eryri (‘Eryri’, pronounced e – ru – ree, is the Welsh name for Snowdonia; ‘Cynllun’, pronounced cyn – llin, is the Welsh word for plan).

    Posted: 25 February 2020.

  • Planning a bright future for Snowdonia through Cynllun Eryri

    Snowdonia National Park

    From 3 February – 13 March 2020 the new National Park Partnership Plan called Cynllun Eryri (pronounced “cun-thl-een err-uhh-ree”) will be open for final public consultation. It sets out in detail how we will work together to look after the Park and the things that make it unique for future generations, from it’s very northern tip where the mountains meet the sea at Penmaen-bach, to its southernmost point of Aberdyfi.

    Posted: 30 January 2020.

  • Discover National Parks fortnight 2019

    National Parks UK

    Discover National Parks is a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences running throughout the Easter holidays.

    Posted: 21 November 2019.

  • Funding available for Community Projects

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is urging local community groups to apply for funding for their projects.  The Sustainable Development Fund totalling £200,000 a year, is offered to community projects that develop and test ways of achieving a more sustainable way of living in the countryside and helps improve the quality of life. At a […]

    Posted: 18 October 2018.

  • Brecon loses a Beacon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we must announce, that through the emergence of new technological data, we have lost one of our Beacons.  Perhaps, sticking to Welsh Folklore and Myth, which we are accustomed to in the Brecon Beacons, it would be more apt to state that one of our […]

    Posted: 22 August 2018.

  • Work Experience at National Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Nine local young adults have been given the opportunity to spend four days at Brecon Beacons National Park and gain experience within a range of vocational activities. The work experience program is part of a National Lottery Funded project taking place at the Glynneath Gunpowder Works at Pontneddfechan that is being managed and implemented by […]

    Posted: 13 August 2018.

  • National Park Authority elects new Chair

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority took place on Monday 30th July at the Authority Head Offices in Brecon.  Mr. Ed Evans, a Welsh Government appointed member was unanimously voted in as the new Chair of the Authority and Councillor Gareth Ratcliffe as Deputy Chair. There were other key appointments […]

    Posted: 31 July 2018.

  • Community Groups in All Wales ITV Final

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has been working closely with Brecon Active Inclusion Group and Cardiff People First and they have both reached the final of a national competition.  They now need the support of the local community. Now in its 13th year, the Big Lottery Fund, ITV and National Lottery have teamed up […]

    Posted: 24 April 2018.

  • World’s Oldest Female Skydiver Inspires Brecon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Last week, Dilys Price OBE, the world’s oldest female skydiver, visited Brecon and made an inspirational speech at the Active Aging event held at Brecon Leisure Centre. Care and Repair organised the free event in partnership with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Freedom Leisure, Powys Integrated Sports and it was supported by John Lewis.  The […]

    Posted: 26 March 2018.