National Park news

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News from Around the Parks Spring 2014 publication

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download.

Outdoor Organisations call on MPs and peers to 'champion outdoor recreation' for the good of the nation

Ten leading outdoor organisations are joining together in Westminster today (11 June) to urge parliamentarians to factor the benefits of outdoor recreation into their manifestos and policies ahead of the next general election.

A walk with Jim Perrin and Homan Yousofi in Snowdonia

Writer and Community Champion Homan Yousofi reflects on an inspirational walk in Snowdonia with the much loved nature writer, raconteur and Guardian columnist Jim Perrin.

Threat to affordable housing in National Parks

We’ve recently argued that National Parks should be exempt from Government proposals which could significantly reduce the number of new affordable homes provided in rural areas.

Next steps on road studies

Over the past few weeks, further information has been published about government studies which could lead to major new road proposals in National Parks.

Mosaic Residential in Northumberland

The northern most Mosaic krew had a wonderful time staying at the YHA in Kielder on the hottest weekend of the year so far

National Gathering of Young Champions

Young Champions with the Mosaic youth project from all corners of England gathered last weekend at Pinkery Exploration Centre on Exmoor. They came from the Lake District, Northumberland, the New Forest, the Yorkshire Dales and Exmoor to celebrate Mosaic’s first year...

Park Protector Awards 2014 launched

New funding for conservation projects in National Parks

Environmental campaigners, conservationists and heritage lovers could secure vital funding and recognition for their work by entering this year’s Park Protector Awards, supported by HF Holidays and Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.

National Parks to be exempt from new barn conversion proposals

The Campaign for National Parks has welcomed today’s announcement that National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are to be exempt from proposals to allow barn conversions without planning permission by thanking the Planning Minister, Nick Boles, for listening to their concerns.

We have moved!

The Campaign for National Parks has moved offices. You can now find us at:

The Campaign for National Parks
5-11 Lavington Street
Tel: 020 7981 0890 / Fax: 0207 803 0525