Blog

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.

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

Walk into adventure with Ramblers Walking Holidays

Walk into adventure

Walking holiday experts, Ramblers Walking Holidays, wants you to get out and get exploring the fantastic National Parks as part of our #SummerofAdventure.

Maxwell Ayamba speaks to Countryfile's Matt Baker

How do we make National Parks adventures inclusive for everyone?

Campaigner Maxwell Ayamba, says the National Parks are still not delivering benefits to everyone and more needs to be done to ensure that everyone can enjoy their own National Park adventure. #SummerofAdventure

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