Find the link to our covid 19 information page below. The uk s 15 national parks offer some of the most amazing landscapes to discover and explore.
Its rivers broads shallow lakes marshes and fens make this area rich in rare habitats supporting myriad plants and animals.
Natural park uk. Plan your national parks uk camping or trip to the spectacular national park and choose from the best like brecon beacons northumberland the broads north york moors cairngorms peak district dartmoor pembrokeshire coast exmoor snowdonia lake district south downs loch lomond and the trossachs yorkshire dales new forest. Know and follow the latest government advice. The gentle landscapes and quiet country lanes of east anglia offer some truly relaxing walking and cycling.
10 in england the broads dartmoor exmoor the lake district the new forest northumberland the north york moors the peak district the south downs and the yorkshire dales. Where are the national parks in the uk. Yorkshire dales and lake district national park designation boundaries modified 1st august 2016.
The national parks of england and wales are areas of relatively undeveloped and scenic landscape that are designated under the national parks and access to the countryside act 1949 save for the broads which was set up under the norfolk and suffolk broads act 1988 despite their similar name national parks in england and wales are quite different from national parks in many other countries. Whether you are seeking peace amongst the wilderness or invigorating adventure there s sure to be somewhere perfect for you. A national park is a large area of land which is protected by the government because of.
Dentdale at sunset yorkshire dales national park. Our working for us section shows the diverse types of jobs national park staff do from rangers and ecologists to planners and education teams. Meaning pronunciation translations and examples.
Advice and laws are different in england scotland and wales. 2 in scotland cairngorms and loch lomond the trossachs. To protect the interests of navigation.
The broads is the uk s waterland national park with over 200km of navigable waterways over a quarter of the uk s rarest wildlife majestic windmills ancient monasteries and so much more to enjoy. There are 15 members in the uk national park family. National parks uk brings together the 15 national park authorities in the uk to raise the profile of the national parks and to promote joint working.
It has since adopted the title national park and is a member of the uk national parks family with the same level of landscape protection and an additional statutory purpose. National park walking trails with adventure review. Visiting skip to section navigation.
National parks are run by national park authorities for the purpose of conserving and enhancing the natural beauty wildlife and cultural heritage and to provide opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the park by the public. National parks uk has a 4 step guide for people thinking of visiting a national park during covid related restrictions.