Welcome to the National Parks

Britain's breathing spaces

There are 15 members of the National Parks family, beautiful areas of mountains, meadows, moorlands, woods and wetlands.

Experience the natural wonders of Britain Unique and protected areas

National parks are areas of protected countryside that everyone can visit, and where people live, work and shape the landscape.

Each one of britains natinal parks has an organisation that looks after the landscape and wildlife and helps people enjoy and learn about the area.

Good to know before you visit a national park

How to get to the national parks

How to get to the national parks

Here you'll find more information about you you get to the national parks in UK.

Dartmoor national park in uk

General guidelines to follow in national parks in uk

Here are some general restrictions and guidelines that typically apply to national parks in the UK.

National parks in the United Kingdom

Exmoor national park uk

Exmoor National Park: An Adventure Seeker’s Paradise

Welcome to Exmoor National Park, a captivating slice of natural beauty nestled in southwest England. Spanning across…

Dartmooor national park

Traveler’s Guide to Dartmoor National Park, UK

Welcome to Dartmoor National Park, one of the UK’s most spectacular and diverse natural landscapes. This official…

Cairngorms National park

Traveler’s guide to Cairngorms National Park, UK

Cairngorms National Park, located in the Scottish Highlands, is the UK’s largest national park, known for its…

The Broads national park

The Broads National Park, UK – All you have to know

The Broads National Park, often referred to as “Britain’s Magical Waterland,” is a unique and picturesque destination…

National parks in Britain

Brecon Beacons National Park, UK – A travelers guide

Introduction: Brecon Beacons National Park, located in South Wales, is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, lush…

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More information about National parks in the UK

General guidelines to know about before you visit a national park

National parks in the UK are protected areas of natural beauty and significance. While specific rules and…

How to get to the national parks

How to get here One of the biggest challenges facing the 15 members of the National Parks…

National Park facts and figures

Physical facts and figures Land area covered by National Parks: England: 10 National Parks cover 9.3% of…

What is a National Park?

In the UK there are 15 members in the National Park family which are protected areas because…

Who looks after national parks?

National Parks are large areas of land, including towns and villages, which means that lots of people…

Travel inspiration

Escape from urban sprawl to the pure tranquillity of the outdoors. A National Park is the ultimate "green gym" for all seasons. Whether you want peace and solitude or invigorating adventure, there's a place to suit you.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities - best places for walking, riding, boating and more

Access for all - ideas and information about easy access activities

Rights of way explained - where you can walk, ride, cycle and ramble


From guided walks to live music, children's fun days and  wildlife watchings, there are events to suit everyone and many of them are free!


See where all the National Parks are in the UK, maps to download, interactive maps and maps to buy online.


Tents, caravans, bunk houses and hostels and guide to wild camping.


Visitor centres and shops

Where to go, where to stay, what's on offer, guides maps and more. Our visitor centres are here to help.

Local food

Local produce means fewer food miles and a great taste.