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70 years of the Lake District National Park

This week marks the 70th anniversary of England’s largest national park – the Lake District - formally designated as the UK’s second park for the nation on 9 May, 1951.

Posted: 05 May 2021

Driverless Pod at Brockhole

Head to Brockhole for a taste of the future with driverless pods

People are being invited to head to Brockhole visitor centre for a taste of the future and to have their say on using driverless, electric travel to get around the National Park.

Posted: 27 April 2021

LDNPA staff stood next to our electric vehicle.

Lake District National Park Authority to be carbon net zero by 2025

After 12 months of carbon emission reducing initiatives, staff, members and volunteers at the National Park Authority say they want to be a carbon net zero operation by 2025.

Posted: 22 April 2021


A warm welcome from new Lake District volunteers

Visitors to the Lake District are once again enjoying the health and wellbeing benefits of the National Park, and this season that includes a warm welcome from the Authority’s 75 new visitor welcome volunteers.

Posted: 19 April 2021


Lake District prepares for visitor return

The Lake District National Park Authority is preparing to safely welcome visitors back to enjoy all the health and wellbeing benefits the Lake District has to offer, which are now more important than ever.

Posted: 24 March 2021

Puppy on a lead in a field of sheep.

National Park plea to ensure new puppies are Lake District ready

As lockdown is being lifted slowly and people may starting to think about venturing back to the Lake District when it’s allowed, the National Park Authority is asking visitors to ensure that puppies are ready for the countryside.

Posted: 02 March 2021


National Park launch ‘pop up’ campsite guide

Ahead of this summer’s potential staycation boom, the Lake District National Park Authority has compiled an information pack and is hosting an online session for farmers and land managers on how to create a pop up campsite for this year’s visitors.

Posted: 18 February 2021