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Anjana Khatwa

What’s it like to be Brown in a White Landscape?

BAME people are still made to feel unwelcome in the countryside says Dr Anjana Khatwa

Snowdon: Wilson's view

Art historian Peter Bishop provides a guide to the art inspired by Snowdon over three centuries

Evergreen adventures to be had in our National Parks

Corporate supporter Original Cottages share their love for getting out into the National Parks and why you should get outside and get exploring.

Landscapes Review: The view from the National Parks

Carl Lis, chair of National Parks England, speaks to Campaign for National Parks 2019 conference,  eflecting on the importance of the review of designated landscapes.

Sunset along Stanage Edge by Kieran Metcalfe

Inspired by Nature – a photographer’s reflection

Photographer Kieran Metcalfe, winner of the 2019 National Parks photography competition, reflects on this year’s competition #InspiredbyNaturecomp

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 2019]. 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.

Manifesto plans for new National Parks welcomed

We welcome plans for new National Park designations in Conservative and Liberal Democrat manifestos, and details of ten new National Nature Parks released today (28 Nov 2019) by the Labour Party.

A charity with an outsized impact

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

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