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We love National Parks and think they are amazing places. But we also think they should be the best they can possibly be for the future. Our blog is a space for people to share their views on issues affecting National Parks in England and Wales.

If you would like to contribute a piece, please contact info@cnp.org.uk

Please note, the opinions expressed in all our blogs are of the author, and not endorsed by Campaign for National Parks. We are hosting blogs on a variety of subjects to provoke thought and discussion about National Parks.

Review: “Fight for It Now - John Dower and the Struggle for National Parks in Britain” by David Wilkinson

Adrian Philips reviews David Wilkinson's new book on the incredible story of John Dower, a man who, more than any other, created our National Parks as we now know them.

Cam House in the North York Moors

Planting for the future

Alasdair Fagan, woodland creation officer at the North York Moors National Park Authority takes a look at tree planting projects in the National Park.

Moor fact, less fiction

Shooting can be part of the solution argues Adrian Blackmore, Director of Shooting at the Countryside Alliance, in response to the RSPB.

Moor controversy

Dr Pat Thompson, a senior policy officer for the RSPB tells us about the controversy surrounding grouse shooting.

Travelling in the right direction

Chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, Andrew McCloy, looks at how unsustainable travel in the National Park is contributing to the climate crisis.

Llyn Idwal: A Sublime Viewpoint

Peter Bishop continues his superb series looking over the centuries of art inspired by Snowdonia National Park

Snaptrip unveils car-free series to National Parks

Campaign for National Parks is delighted our corporate supporters Snaptrip has released a series on accessing the National Parks without a car.

“We must ensure momentum continues”

Corinne Pluchino of Campaign for National Parks reflects on the Glover review and the charity’s work at the forefront of National Park issues.

Boulby Cliffs in the North York Moors by Mike Kipling

We asked – What do YOU want from the Glover review?

Campaign for National Parks asked a number of National Park people what they're hoping from the publication of the Glover review of designated landscapes.

Rambler's Tom Stephenson leads MPs

#KeepOnRambling - Protecting our landscapes for the next generation

Ramblers' Oliver Hicks-Pattison reflects on the extraordinary achivement of the 1949 and urges you to #KeepOnRambling to protect landscapes for the future

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