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Traffic in Brockenhurst, New Forest National Park

More must be done to make sure everyone can benefit from our National Parks

In a new report Campaign for National Parks makes the case for improving sustainable travel options to and around National Parks.

Photo credit: Richard Reed

Farming reform to include public money for public goods

The Westminster Government starts consultation on plans to replace the Common Agricultural Policy. Campaign for National Parks has welcomed the consultation. Read our thoughts and hopes for the outcome.

Thirlmere and High Rigg by Andrew Locking

Zip wire application withdrawn

An application for zip wires across the Thirlmere valley in the Lake District National Park has been withdrawn.

The Castle by Samantha Lewis

Family moment in Pembrokeshire wins photography competition.

Check out the winner and runners up of our fantastic Hidden Treasures photo competition.

The Broads

25 Year Environment Plan could deliver benefits to National Parks

We welcome commitments to strong environmental protections and improved access to National Parks. However we are calling for legislative action in response to the 25 Year Environment Plan.

Join our hidden treasures photo competition

We invite you to share your #hiddentreasures in our January photo competition.

Campaign for National Parks hopeful over proposals for future of environmental payments

Campaign for National Parks is hopeful that today’s announcement from the Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, that future payments of public money to farmers, will incentivise environmentally friendly practices and usher in positive enhancements for National Parks in England.

Join us to oppose zip wire proposals

Caroline Quentin, Campaign for National Parks, Friends of the Lake District and others are concerned about threats to the tranquillity and beauty of Thirlmere in the Lake District.

Winter in Snowdonia National Park

Give a special Christmas gift

Actress and president of Campaign for National Parks, Caroline Quentin explains why we need your help to keep fighting for National Parks.

Mining development in the North York Moors

Mining company refuses to take National Parks seriously

Campaign for National Parks is very concerned about proposed amendments to the planning application for the potash mine in the North York Moors National Park.

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Support the DalesBus!

Campaign for National Parks is calling on MPs to sign an Early Day Motion in support of the DalesBus in the Yorkshire Dales.

Leek coloured hawkweed in the Peak District

Autumn 2017 - News from Around the Parks

Read updates from the National Parks this autumn

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