A Guide to Britain's National Parks: Part Three

A Guide to Britain's National Parks: Part Three


Posted 29th Jul 2016


National Parks Week (25th-31st July) allows families to embrace the many wonders of the great outdoors. To celebrate, we will be showcasing each of the UK's 15 National Parks, so that you know exactly what each one will offer.

Northumberland National Park, Northumberland

With over 700 miles of paths and trails to explore, Northumberland National Park is the perfect place to visit to enjoy the tranquillity of the great outdoors. A selection of wildlife and captivating landscapes make the park ideal for nature lovers, and with the darkest skies in England, star gazers can take in views of the Milky Way.

Dunstanburgh
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Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Contrasting landscapes in the north and south of Britain’s first National Park make it a unique destination to visit. With 200 square miles of open space, walkers, cyclists and horse riders can enjoy the park’s combination of heather moorland hills, dramatic rock edges and limestone dales and rivers.

peak district
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Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Pembrokeshire

This stunning area is the only fully coastal National Park in Britain, with a tremendous stretch of cliffs, harbours and beaches offering beautiful views and the chance to spot dolphins and basking sharks off the coastline.

pembrokeshire coast
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire

Home of Yorkshire’s three peaks – Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-ghent – the Yorkshire Dales is a popular location for those looking to climb to the summits of the best-known hills in the area. With beautiful valleys, rivers and waterfalls and situated just an hour from Leeds and York, this idyllic location offers something for everyone.

Yorkshire Dales
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