Exmoor National Park: An Adventure Seeker’s Paradise

Exmoor national park uk

Welcome to Exmoor National Park, a captivating slice of natural beauty nestled in southwest England. Spanning across Somerset and Devon, this remarkable park offers a tapestry of landscapes, from heather-covered moorlands and dramatic cliffs to secluded valleys and ancient woodlands. As the official site for exploring the UK’s national parks, we’re thrilled to guide you…

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Traveler’s Guide to Dartmoor National Park, UK

Dartmooor national park

Welcome to Dartmoor National Park, one of the UK’s most spectacular and diverse natural landscapes. This official guide will help you make the most of your visit to this beautiful region in South Devon, England. Dartmoor National Park is characterized by its vast, open moorlands, rugged granite tors, crystal-clear rivers, and rich cultural heritage. It…

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Traveler’s guide to Cairngorms National Park, UK

Cairngorms National park

Cairngorms National Park, located in the Scottish Highlands, is the UK’s largest national park, known for its rugged landscapes, towering mountains, and diverse outdoor activities. This traveler’s guide provides practical information to help you plan a memorable visit. Getting to Cairngorms Park information Restrictions and guidelines Top attractions in Cairngorms national park Additional tips Cairngorms…

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

The Broads national park

The Broads National Park, often referred to as “Britain’s Magical Waterland,” is a unique and picturesque destination in East Anglia, England. With serene waterways, wetlands, and abundant wildlife, it’s a haven for nature lovers, boaters, and outdoor enthusiasts. This traveler’s guide offers practical information to make the most of your visit. Getting to The Broads…

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Brecon Beacons National Park, UK – A travelers guide

National parks in Britain

Introduction: Brecon Beacons National Park, located in South Wales, is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, lush green hills, deep valleys, and diverse outdoor activities. This traveler’s guide provides you with practical information on how to make the most of your visit. Getting there Park information Restrictions and guidelines Top attractions Additional tips Brecon Beacons…

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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 regulations can vary between parks, there are some general restrictions and guidelines that typically apply to national parks in the UK: It’s important to check the specific rules and regulations for the national park you plan to visit,…

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How to get to the national parks

How to get here One of the biggest challenges facing the 15 members of the National Parks family is how to strike the balance between encouraging people to visit Britain’s breathing spaces and protecting those same places from the effects of too many visitors. Tourism not only helps to keep our unique communities vibrant but…

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National Park facts and figures

Physical facts and figures Land area covered by National Parks: England: 10 National Parks cover 9.3% of the land area Wales: 3 National Parks cover 19.9.% of the land area Scotland: 2 National Parks cover 7.2% of the land area Internationally: 113,000 National Parks and similarly protected areas cover approximately 6% of the Earth’s land surface, that’s…

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What is a National Park?

In the UK there are 15 members in the National Park family which are protected areas because of their beautiful countryside, wildlife and cultural heritage. People live and work in the National Parks and the farms, villages and towns are protected along with the landscape and wildlife. National Parks welcome visitors and provide opportunities for…

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Who looks after national parks?

National Parks are large areas of land, including towns and villages, which means that lots of people and organisations help to look after them. This page explains how National Park Authorities are made of Members, staff and volunteers, and how they work with other organisations to help look after National Parks. National Park Authorities Headquarters…

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