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Are new non-statutory designations the way forward?

Helen Noble of Pennine Prospects tells us about how a new form of Park in the South Pennines could sit alongside traditional National Park designations.

Yours since 1949

Northumberland National Park and Campaign for National Parks present a special exhibit at the Sill visitor centre celebrating 70 years of National Parks. 

Hundreds join royal picnic in Exmoor

Hundreds joined the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall  in celebrating the 70th anniversary of National Parks

Prince Charles attends celebrations in Exmoor. Photo: Exmoor National Park Authority

The Prince of Wales: National Parks are every bit as important as 70 years ago

His Royal Highness Prince Charles provides a foreword on the importance of the National Parks as part of celebrations of their 70th anniversary.

Glover review interim update - Campaign for National Parks reacts

Campaign for National Parks reacts to the interim findings of the Glover review of England's designated landscapes.

Spring 2018 - News from Around the Parks

Read the news from National Park Societies and Authorities for the winter-spring 2019

SWEPT wins the Park Protector Award

Outstanding achievement of National Park projects celebrated at a time of crisis in our countryside

Pembrokeshire Coast and Yorkshire Dales projects win big at Park Protector & Year of Green Action Awards

Lord Blunkett

The spirit of kinder must live on - Lord Blunkett

Lord David Blunkett, who is President of Sheffield and North Derbyshire Ramblers and former Home Secretary argues that we must keep alive the flames of the National Parks movement.

People making our glorious countryside a better place celebrated in national awards

The shortlist for the Park Protector and Year of Green Action Awards are announced

Study shows consensus between farmers and conservationists

A new study from Wildlife and Countryside Link shows English farmers recognise the need to prioritise environmental in policy

Choking in ivy? Let's get serious about aesthetics

Writer Graham Cunningham says ivy is damaging the aesthetics of our countryside and calls for intervention.

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