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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!

Bringing trees back to the centre of people’s lives: The Charter for Trees

Campaign for National Parks is one of over 55 organisations signed up to help create the first Charter for Trees, Woods and People in 2017. Sarah Rouse from the Woodland Trust who are heading up the project explains a little more…

Unfinished business – more National Parks for Scotland

Did you know there are only two National Parks in Scotland? John Mayhew from the Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland talks about their campaign to get more.

We need to do much more to ensure our National Parks are packed full of wildlife

Dr Jo Smith is the chief executive of Derbyshire Wildllife Trust and a member of our council. She blogs about the need to make sure our National Parks are packed full of wildlife.

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