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 British Canoeing Places to Paddle Officer, Ben Seal explains why our National Parks have a role to play in supporting a bright future for fair, shared access to water.

Paddling in the Parks

British Canoeing Places to Paddle Officer, Ben Seal explains why our National Parks have a role to play in supporting a bright future for fair, shared access to water. #GoCanoeingWeek

Ancient trees of the New Forest National Park

Explore the ancient trees of the New Forest

Discover more about the ancient trees of the New Forest National Park in a new exhibit from photographer by David Russell. 

Peak District National Park

‘Review for the 21st Century’ must take on urgent challenges

What does Campaign for National Parks want to see from a 21st Century ‘Hobhouse’ review of the National Parks? Andrew Hall explains.

The Peak District Mosaic group on Houndkirk Moor

It’s time for BME people to get Peak Wise

Carol Whiteley, a Mosaic champion and participant in the Peak Wise People Programme shares with us her experience of connecting with Nature in the Peak District.

Nature writer Sophie May Lewis

A downland writer

Writer and naturalist Sophie May Lewis tells us about how the South Downs have inspired her writing

Cader Idris, painted by Richard Wilson

Cader Idris: Wilson's view

Peter Bishop uncovers the fascinating world of artwork inspired by Cader Idris in Snowdonia National Park. 

#Acornistowood

Mind the gap – getting children closer to nature

Sam Hicks tells us about the #AcornistoWood campaign to bring the next generation closer to the natural world.

Nature friendly farming in the Lake District

A future for farming in National Parks

David Corrie-Close, a Lake District farmer and member of the Nature Friendly Farming Network, on why farming practices must change.

John Grogan MP

Government plans for National Parks must include access

In the last of our  #NationalParksforall series, John Grogan, MP for Keighley, calls for updated plans and changes to National Park Authorities to improve public access. 

Ride Sheffield volunteers

The cyclists giving back to National Parks

Simon Bowns of Ride Sheffield and the Peak District Mountain Bike Advocacy Group explains the groups’ work to improve access in the National Park #NationalParksforall

DalesBus at Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales

Britain’s most scenic bus journeys

Paul Kirby, founder of ‘Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Routes’, on why he believes buses are the best way to enjoy the scenery of National Parks. #NationalParksforall

Bus at Bus Stop

We need to re-regulate bus services in National Parks

The UK needs to massively up its game when it comes to delivering rural bus services argues Lynn Sloman of Transport for Quality for Life as part of our #NationalParksforall series.

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