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The Next Generation

The Next Generation

Custodianship of the landscape has been passed on down through generations of farmers, foresters, brewers, shepherds, writers and rangers. 

We’re creating new opportunities for younger people to actively engage with the National Park, to learn about the landscape, explore the habitats and to care for nature and wildlife. 

Through Youth Action Days and the Youth Ambassador programme, we’re seeing the next generation of custodians develop conservation and leadership skills.

Find out more about Youth Action Days

Find out how to become a Youth Ambassador


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "