Media statements and responses regarding current issues that affect the Park can be found in Statements.
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Walkers, cyclists and horse riders are being advised by the Lake District National Park to avoid a popular route for the return of the annual Grizedale Stages Rally and its 30th anniversary.
Posted: 23 November 2017
As the UK’s biggest tree celebrations get underway north Lakes marks a massive planting operation which has seen 17,850 saplings introduced.
Posted: 20 November 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May has today honoured Barry Capp, from Cumbria, for his work with the Fix the Fells programme, maintaining over 2,000km of footpaths across the Lake District.
Posted: 15 November 2017
Explore the Lake District whatever the weather as Brockhole-on-Windermere’s brand new indoor caving experience, Brave the Cave, opens this weekend.
Posted: 17 October 2017
More than 100 school children from the Ullswater area became official members of the ‘great outdoors’ at the Ullswater Outdoor Fest held earlier this month, thanks to a cash boost from the Lake District National Park’s Communities Fund.
Posted: 13 October 2017
Tourism and the rural economy will come under the spotlight over the next two days, as Minister for the Arts, Heritage & Tourism, John Glen MP, heads to Cumbria to visit the newly designated Lake District World Heritage Site and hear first-hand from a range of business about what it means to them.
Posted: 02 October 2017
Mountaineer Zac Poulton is swapping the Himalayas for the Lake District in a new role aimed at keeping walkers safe on the Cumbrian fells.
Posted: 02 October 2017
Lake District fans across the UK are being urged to head to the postbox this week (27, 28 Sept) to secure a special postmark in celebration of its new World Heritage Site status.
Posted: 26 September 2017
Spoils from one of the world’s dirtiest seas were collected from a Lake District beach last Saturday (16 Sept) bearing the brunt of marine mess.
Posted: 25 September 2017
A new partnership was launched today between England’s National Parks, including the Lake District, and Public Health England. Free to access and open 24 hours a day,
Posted: 08 September 2017
After nearly four decades in aerospace and defence industry management roles Barry Capp turned his attention to help sort out deteriorating Lake District fell paths.
Posted: 14 August 2017
Carlisle-born Great Britain Cycling Team rider Ellie Dickinson has urged Cumbria’s residents and visitors to take advantage of a new initiative designed to get people into cycling.
Posted: 08 August 2017
Hot on the heels of UNESCO World Heritage Site status celebrating Lake District farmers, the national park has appointed its first ever dedicated farming officer.
Posted: 02 August 2017
A far-reaching project which has seen the return of 600 students and 57 jobs in the heart of the Lakes has been hailed a regional winner in prestigious planning awards.
Posted: 26 July 2017