North York Moors National Park Authority welcomes Landscapes Review Consultation
A consultation process, led by Defra, is underway to discuss plans to boost nature recovery and safeguard our iconic National Parks for future generations.
Published: 14 Jan 2022
Star bathing among new events during this February’s Dark Skies Festival (18 February-6 March)
An astrophysicist turned Zen teacher is bringing his star bathing experience to this February’s Dark Skies Festival, one of several new events enabling visitors to pause the button on everyday life and let the night sky soothe the soul.
Published: 13 Jan 2022
National Park secures funding for peat habitats in the North York Moors
The North York Moors National Park Authority has been awarded a grant of more than £250,000 to asses and develop restoration plans for all areas of blanket bog and peat habitats within its borders.
Published: 20 Dec 2021
Resilient in the face of climate change: National Park seeks views on its future vision for the North York Moors
By 2040 the North York Moors will have bigger, better and more diverse wildlife habitats, a flourishing net zero carbon economy and thriving, connected local communities. These objectives are amongst those put forward in the newly published draft Management Plan for the National Park, a document which is now open to the public for consultation.
Published: 29 Nov 2021
Christmas at The Moors National Park Centre: Magical events for all the family
Festive family trails, virtual Santa experiences and a woodland storytelling adventure; the Countdown to Christmas has begun at The Moors National Park Centre in Danby.
Published: 17 Nov 2021
Countdown to Christmas at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre
The Sutton Bank National Park Centre is delighted to announce the return of its popular Countdown to Christmas events.
Published: 17 Nov 2021
Artists’ message to protect the night sky will launch the 2022 Dark Skies Festival (18 February-6 March)
New thought-provoking solo art exhibitions during next February’s Dark Skies Festival across the North York Moors will help deliver a message that the night sky is precious and needs to be protected.
Published: 16 Nov 2021
Land of Iron project recognised for engaging people in heritage
The North York Moors National Park Authority has been recognised as a shortlisted finalist in the prestigious Engaging People Awards by the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI).
Published: 09 Nov 2021
All the fun of the Dark Skies Fringe Festival (22-31 October) and a reminder that pristine night skies are worth protecting
The North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks’ Dark Skies Fringe Festival returns this half-term (22-31 October) after the success of the first autumn event last year.
Published: 12 Oct 2021
Leading astronomer opens the North York Moors National Park’s newest dark skies and nature facility
A leading astronomer has opened a new visitor facility that will further underline the North York Moors National Park’s International Dark Sky Reserve status and its position as one of the most prominent stargazing locations in the UK.
Published: 20 Sep 2021
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