Natural England has provided funding of £1.8 million for the maintenance of national trails in England in 2017/18. This figure includes funding of £199,253 for the Pennine Way. Local authority funding will bring the total amount available for the Pennine Way to a minimum of £265,671.
Natural England has not finalised its annual funding for national trails for each year to 2021. Natural England expect to complete its plans for the funding of national trails for 2018/19 by December 2017.