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Hundreds join 70th anniversary celebrations. John Bradley

Hundreds join 70th anniversary celebrations

Campaign for National Parks led a special day in the Peak District. Catch up on BBC's Countryfile!

Campaign success to protect Yorkshire wetlands

Campaign for National Parks and Friends of the Dales are celebrating victory over an inappropriate application that would have destroyed precious wetland habitat just outside the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Pledge to protect National Parks renewed by original campaigners 70 years later

Campaign for National Parks has led a coalition of charities to pledge to protect the National Parks at a special 70th anniversary event in the Peak District.

Explore the meaning of trees in the Peak District

Explore the meaning of trees in the Peak District

Contemplate, be curious and have conversations about ‘The Meaning of Trees’ in a temporary woodland exhibition by artist Sarah Cook.

Mountain hare in the Peak District. Photo credit: moors for the future

The march hare

England and Wales’ National Parks are home to two types of hare and early spring is the best time to see them. Campaign for National Parks’ Andrew Hall has more on this charismatic wildlife…

Lapwing in the Yorkshire Dales

Charities join forces to urge Council to refuse development of Yorkshire wetlands

Friends of the Dales and Campaign for National Parks are both opposed to a planning application for development of the Hellifield Flashes - just outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Peter Bishop explains the history of artwork inspired in Snowdonia

Snowdon from Capel Curig: a classical viewpoint

Peter Bishop continues his popular series looking at the art past and present, inspired by the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. This time one of the finest views in Britain!

Opening up the outdoors for all

Standard format wheelchairs are almost impossible to use on the majority of woodland and country paths. Our friends at Mountain Trike tell us about their passion for opening up the National Parks for wheelchair users.

Doone country by John Starkey

The real Badgworthy: 150 years of Lorna Doone

In Lorna Doone, RD Blackmore set his isolated and lonely Doone village in a hidden valley high on the moor. Here archaeology and romantic fiction meet face to face. Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lorna Doone!

Beautiful Brecon Beacons by Adam Tatton-Reid

10 facts you won't believe about National Parks

Campaign for National Parks brings you 10 facts about National Parks you won't believe*

*unless you're already a National Park know-it-all

Tony Hockley by Sally Fear

A common cause: protecting the New Forest

Tony Hockley, chair of the New Forest Commoners Defence Association tells us how he believes commoning has been central to the New Forest's extraordinary mosaic landscape.

Corinne Pluchino

Corinne Pluchino announced as new chief executive of Campaign for National Parks

Corinne Pluchino has been announced as the new chief executive of the only national charity dedicated to protecting and improving the National Parks of England and Wales.

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