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Review of designated landscapes announced

Review of designated landscapes announced

Campaign for National Parks welcomes the Westminster Government’s announcement  of a 21st century ‘Hobhouse’ review into England’s designated landscapes

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.

Northumberland National Park by A Hope

Spring 2018 - News from Around the Parks

Read updates from the National Parks this spring

We want to protect the beauty of the National Parks for all to enjoy. Photo credit: New Forest National Park.

Help us maintain planning protections for National Parks

We urgently need your help to maintain the strongest protections for National Parks.

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. 


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