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70th anniversary of National Parks is here! Protect them for a brighter future

The National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 achieved Royal Assent exactly 70 years ago today [16 December]. Campaign for National Parks, which led the original campaign, is calling for a renewal of the Parks for the 21st Century.

10 things to surprise you about Dartmoor and Exmoor

As monday marks the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Act that gave us National Parks, Aisla Stevens of Exmoor National Park Authority shares some unexpected facts about Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.

Outgoing president Caroline Quentin with Corinne Pluchino

A fond farewell to Campaign for National Parks

As Caroline Quentin comes to the end of her term as president she reflects on her time at Campaign for National Parks.

Gold for Dartmoor in the National Farming Awards

Mat Cole, reflects on the success of Dartmoor Farmers linking sustainable production with the iconic Dartmoor landscape.

A charity with an outsized impact

Campaign for National Parks is a charity which punches above its weight for its size.

Campaign Conference takes forward change for the National Parks

Campaign for National Parks hosted a conference to discuss the future of National Parks in England and Wales following the publication of Julian Glover's review of designated landscapes.

Turning ideas into action – Glover authors look to the future

Campaign for National Parks welcomed many organisations last night to a special panel discussion with the authors of the Glover Landscapes Review. 

Lake District by Michael Turner

Halt to fracking is welcomed

Campaign for National Parks welcomes the halt to fracking but pushes for a complete ban.

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.

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