News releases

Latest news from across the Lake District National Park


Apprentices join National Park team for dream job in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park Authority has recently recruited four new apprentices to join its ranger teams to help keep the Lake District special.

Posted: 07 December 2021

All three Fell Top Assessors on Helvellyn.

Fell Top Assessors assemble for 2021 season launch

The Lake District’s three Fell Top Assessors met today for the one and only time this winter for the 2021 season launch.

Posted: 02 December 2021

Walkers exploring Helvellyn in the snow.

National Park launches Lake District winter safety campaign

In preparation for the winter season, the National Park Authority is launching a new seasonal safety campaign at this weekend’s Kendal Mountain Festival.

Posted: 18 November 2021

Our photo shows just how special the Lake District is and why 25 partner organisations have agreed a five year plan to tackle key issues for this National Park and UNESCO World Heritage site.

Working together for the future of the Lake District National Park

A new five year plan to care for the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site has been formally adopted, and will set the direction for collaboration on the biggest challenges facing the Lake District.

Posted: 03 November 2021

Photo shows a young family cycling rather than using their car on the newly improved Keswick to Threlkeld Trail, as a new Lake District sustainable travel learning resource in launched for teachers.

Lake District travel teaching resource launched on car free day

To mark World Car Free Day today (22 September) and Great Big Green Week, the Lake District National Park’s learning team has launched a new teaching resource for children. The free online guide explores the climate emergency, sustainable travel and the impact of car travel on the Lake District, and is now available for teachers and young people.

Posted: 22 September 2021

Electric car charging.

A range of projects are cutting carbon in the Lake District

A number of low carbon projects are running throughout the Lake District to help tackle the climate emergency and promote best practice in the National Park.

Posted: 15 September 2021

Local resident cutting rope at Orrest Head.

Community celebrates the Lake District’s 50th Miles without Stiles route

The Bowness and Windermere community came together on Sunday (12 September) to celebrate the opening of the Lake District National Park Authority’s 50th accessible ‘Miles without Stiles’ route to the top of Alfred Wainwright’s first fell.

Posted: 13 September 2021

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