National Parks

National Parks

Our national parks are living, breathing treasure troves. Staggeringly beautiful and wondrously diverse, you can enjoy these outdoor playgrounds as energetically or lazily as you like. Walk across wild moors, hike towering peaks, or stroll within ancient woodland. Or perhaps horse riding, cycling, rock-climbing or sailing is more appealing? Take the family and pitch a tent at a site in English national parks so remote you can star gaze, or seek out a secluded valley for a romantic night in a yurt, warmed by the embers of a wood-burning stove.

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Helvellyn Peak

Helvellyn Peak

Climb the third highest peak in Britain and be rewarded with spectecular views of the Lake District.

Location: Helvellyn, Cumbria

Low cost
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White Peak Vs Dark Peak

White Peak Vs Dark Peak

Two contrasting personalities, one national park.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

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Tire the kids out on a Treetop Nets adventure

Tire the kids out on a Treetop Nets adventure

Get the whole family out in the fresh air for a fun day out in an adventure park suspended up to 9m above the ground and made entirely out of nets.

Location: Windermere, Cumbria

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Embark on a rock climbing adventure inside and outside a mountain

Embark on a rock climbing adventure inside and outside a mountain

Climb where only eagles fly and explore a hidden underground world in Cumbria’s Lake District mountains, the ultimate place to broaden your horizons.

Location: Near Keswick, Cumbria

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Porlock

Porlock

Go back in time in this sleepy Somerset idyll.

Location: Porlock, Somerset

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Enjoy Yorkshire’s best seasonal foods – from forest floor to plate

Enjoy Yorkshire’s best seasonal foods – from forest floor to plate

The Michelin-starred food at Harome’s Star Inn is not the only reason to make a foodie trip to the pretty North York Moors’ village.

Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire

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Bed down to romantic views of England’s longest lake

Bed down to romantic views of England’s longest lake

With scenery that’s inspired poets and artists for generations, Lake Windermere, in Cumbria, is one of England’s most renowned romantic settings.

Location: Windermere, Cumbria

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Wildlife skills and forest fun in the South Downs

Wildlife skills and forest fun in the South Downs

Family holidays in the South Downs National Park are perfect for venturing out into the fresh air, to learn about camping, nature and wildlife.

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex

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Discover art for all in the North York Moors – and it’s free

Discover art for all in the North York Moors – and it’s free

See world-class art for free at the National Park’s ‘Inspired by… gallery’, a haven for contemporary art in the heart of the North York Moors.

Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire

Free
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Learn new skills on land and water in the North York Moors

Learn new skills on land and water in the North York Moors

Gee up the family with a high-octane adventure holiday in the North York Moors – you never know what you can do until you try.

Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Exploring Cheshire’s Peak District

Exploring Cheshire’s Peak District

Spend the weekend together biking along beautiful canals, find your spiritual awaking, and reach for the Cloud.

Location: Peak District, Cheshire

Walking and hiking
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View from Stanage Edge

View from Stanage Edge

This is the English landscape at its empty best.

Location: Derbyshire

Free
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Live life in the great outdoors with Alfresco Adventures

Live life in the great outdoors with Alfresco Adventures

Alfresco Adventures’ mission is to inspire people to enjoy and experience all the great outdoors has to offer – for any adventure great or small.

Location: Reeth, North Yorkshire

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Wild camping on Dartmoor

Wild camping on Dartmoor

A perfect opportunity for that re-connection with nature.

Location: Dartmoor, Devon

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Enjoy a cycle ride with sensational views at Sutton Bank

Enjoy a cycle ride with sensational views at Sutton Bank

With Yorkshire at your feet, head out on two wheels from Sutton Bank Bikes, a cycling centre located on the dramatic Sutton Bank escarpment.

Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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Rekindle your romance in the Peak District

Rekindle your romance in the Peak District

Put a spring in your step with a tete-a-tete in a secluded country house hotel, share a walk with heart-stopping views and chill out in a relaxing spa.

Location: Castleton, Derbyshire

Rural and Coastal Escapes
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Uncover Northumberland’s Neolithic rock art

Uncover Northumberland’s Neolithic rock art

Lace up your hiking boots and set out to discover Northumberland’s fascinating gallery of mysterious rock art.

Location: Etal, Northumberland

Historic sites and icons
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Wonder at windmills and wander the Weavers Way

Wonder at windmills and wander the Weavers Way

Take a hike on the network of pathways under the vast Norfolk skies to the Berney Arms windmill and the remotest railway station in England.

Location: Berney Arms and the Halvergate Marshes, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Dartmoor Zoological Park

Lions and tigers and meerkats; oh my!

Location: Dartmoor, Devon

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Hear the call of the curlew

Hear the call of the curlew

It is no accident that the emblem for Northumberland National Park is the curlew; high in the hills is one of the best places to see and hear them.

Location: Ingram, Northumberland

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