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Historic Ramblers

Photos relive the fight to establish National Parks

As part of 70th anniversary celebrations, five charities s have updated vintage photos of the National Parks. 

Honour a legacy - donate to our fight today

We are doing important work but we urgently need your help to keep up the fight for National Parks. 

Hundreds join 70th anniversary celebrations. John Bradley

Hundreds join 70th anniversary celebrations

Campaign for National Parks led a special day in the Peak District. Catch up on BBC's Countryfile!

Campaign success to protect Yorkshire wetlands

Campaign for National Parks and Friends of the Dales are celebrating victory over an inappropriate application that would have destroyed precious wetland habitat just outside the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Pledge to protect National Parks renewed by original campaigners 70 years later

Campaign for National Parks has led a coalition of charities to pledge to protect the National Parks at a special 70th anniversary event in the Peak District.

Lapwing in the Yorkshire Dales

Charities join forces to urge Council to refuse development of Yorkshire wetlands

Friends of the Dales and Campaign for National Parks are both opposed to a planning application for development of the Hellifield Flashes - just outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Corinne Pluchino

Corinne Pluchino announced as new chief executive of Campaign for National Parks

Corinne Pluchino has been announced as the new chief executive of the only national charity dedicated to protecting and improving the National Parks of England and Wales.

Check out the winners of our 70th anniversary competition

Winner revealed in breath-taking photo competition to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of National Parks

The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks are delighted to announce the winner, runners up and shortlist for our joint photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks in the UK.

The campaign to establish National Parks

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks with us in the Peak District

Join in a historic event in the Peak District as we celebrate the incredible achievements of the 1949 Act in establishing the National Parks we know and love!

The Castle by Samantha Lewis

Snap away those January blues and treasure your special moments in competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks

The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks has launched a new photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Park

Snowdonia National Park

Bill sets out environmental protections and body

Campaign for National parks has been working with partners at Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link to influence the Government’s Environment Bill to the benefit of National Parks.

South Downs National Park by South Downs Society

Opportunity for National Parks to step up to take on some of the biggest challenges facing society - Campaign for National Parks responds to the Glover review

Campaign for National Parks responds to the Glover review consultation of England's designated landscapes. We want to grasp this opportunity to deliver a raft of improvements to National Parks. 

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