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National Parks – leading the march towards a wilder future

Elliot Newton is the creative director of A Focus on Nature, a movement for young conservationists in the UK. He has blogged about why it's important for young people that National Parks are biodiverse.

Iconic places created by iconic people – our common land

Over 82% of common land in England is in a protected landscape. Julia Aglionby from the Foundation for Common Land blogs about how to secure the future of the commons.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

We're campaigning to make National Parks more beautiful. But what does that mean? We asked Douglas Chalmers from the Friends of the Lake District.

National Park Authorities could provide better travel information on their websites

We’ve conducted an audit of the National Park Authority websites to see how easy it is to find travel information. The results were mixed – and there’s definitely room for improvement. 

A stitch in time for Snowdonia?

Originally featured in our membership magazine, Viewpoint, John Harold from the Snowdonia Society talks about what the future holds for the National Park.

Sketching the enchanting National Parks

Joe has been doodling National Park scenes since he was a child. Now he’s put them into a colouring book for adults and is donating £1 to us for every book bought!

Climbing to the Peak with bumblebees!

Bees are just about as important as it gets. Sally Cuckney from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust talks about their work in the Peak District to protect them.

Conservation21 - what is new and significant?

Alan Law, Natural England’s chief officer on strategy and reform has blogged about their new strategy, Conservation21.

The Sill: transforming how people engage with the countryside

Tony Gates is the chief executive of the Northumberland National Park Authority. He writes about The Sill, a new flagship discovery centre, opening to visitors later this year.

Colour-in your favourite Park!

We're very excited to announce that for every copy of the new adult colouring book, National Parks of the UK and Ireland sold, £1 will be donated to us!

Our new digital partnership with Siruss

We are delighted to announce our new digital partnership with Siruss – a well-established web development and digital marketing agency.

Photograph taken in Exmoor wins our competition

Penny Webber, resident in Exmoor National Park has won our photography competition with a stunning shot of ancient woodland!

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