Green fields highlighted by sunrays through heavy clouds from Curbar Edge

Projects and partnerships

Peak District millstones on hillside near Stanage

National Commercial Partnerships

The UK's 15 National Parks work with national partners through National Parks Partnerships. Our partners provide vital support to the National Parks family and help us to increase the understanding, enjoyment and value of our special landscapes.


National Parks UK is working together with BMW UK on the Recharge In Nature project. The partnership seeks to enhance the EV charging network across all 15 National Parks together with funding impactful, locally-led projects in a range of areas including biodiversity; nature restoration; sustainability and well-being.

Find out more about our partnership with BMW UK

The Estée Lauder Companies UK & Ireland

The Estée Lauder Companies UK & Ireland (ELC) is a Founding Partner of Revere, specifically supporting nature-based solutions innovation across the UK National Parks.

Find out more about our partnership with The Estée Lauder Companies UK & Ireland

Forest Holidays

The UK’s National Parks and Forest Holidays are working together on ‘National Park Futures’, which seeks to connect over 20,000 young people with nature.

Find out more about our partnership with Forest Holidays

Santander UK

Santander UK is a Founding Partner of the 'Net Zero With Nature' strategy, which defines the role that the National Parks can play in the UK's fight against climate change and the biodiversity crisis.

Find out more about our partnership with Santander UK

Spotty Otter

Spotty Otter are donating 15% of all profits from their Forest Ranger and Forest Leader clothing and footwear ranges to the National Parks UK Education Travel Fund. So each time you purchase from these ranges, you are enabling a young person to visit our National Parks.

Find out more about our partnership with Spotty Otter

Sykes Holiday Cottages

Sykes Holiday Cottages support our National Parks Protectors programme which delivers a range of conservation projects across the Parks.

Find out more about our partnership with Sykes Holiday Cottages and how your holiday booking can help support our vital work.

Local Operational Partnerships

Fire Operations Group (FOG)

The Fire Operations Group (FOG) was formed in 1996 after a serious moorland blaze. It brings together a partnership of six fire services, national park rangers, National Trust wardens, water companies, major landowners and gamekeepers. The group draws up fire plans, oversees specialist fire-fighting equipment, raises awareness of moorland fires and the consequences, and prepares and trains for emergencies.

Find out more about the Fire Operations Group

Local Access Forum

The Peak District Local Access Forum is an independent group that meets regularly to review and advise the National Park Authority and Derbyshire County Council on improvements to public access to the countryside of the Peak District. The forum first met in December 2000 following the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. It was re-established in 2003 with new members.

Find out more about the Local Access Forum

Moors for the Future

The Moors for the Future Partnership works to raise awareness of why the Peak District and South Pennine moors are so valuable, encourage responsible use and care of the landscape, to conserve moorland resources and develop expertise on how to protect them.

Find out more about Moors for the Future

Peak Park Parishes' Forum

The Peak Park Parishes' Forum (PPPF) was established on 23 April 1994 to work for, and on behalf of, local councils (i.e. Parish or Town Council or Parish Meeting) within the Peak District National Park.

Find out more about the Peak Park Parishes' Forum

Stanage Forum

The Stanage Forum is a ground-breaking process which began back in 2000. It has found agreement on how to manage one of the best loved areas of countryside in the UK, by consensus with all of its many stakeholders. The area in question is the Stanage/North Lees Estate near Hathersage in Derbyshire, which is owned by the Peak District National Park Authority. The forum provides opportunities for everyone to become involved in its management.

Find out more about the Stanage Forum

Trails steering group

The Trails Management Plan covers a five-year period and focuses on the management of the four Authority-owned recreational trails: the Monsal Trail, the Tissington Trail, the High Peak Trail and the Thornhill Trail. All four trails are popular with a wide variety of users, including walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trails steering group, which represents the main interest groups and user groups associated with the trails, was instrumental in developing the Trails Management Plan.

Find out more about the Trails Steering Group

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