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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Accessible Peak District

Accessible Peak District

You'll be surprise by the wheelchair-friendly trails in the Peak District.

Location: Peak District, Derbyshire

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Get crafty using old skills at Ryedale Folk Museum

Get crafty using old skills at Ryedale Folk Museum

With 20 heritage buildings, centuries of history, and 40,000 objects and antiques, this celebrated open-air museum is just the place to get crafty.

Location: Hutton-le-Hole, North Yorkshire

Courses, Learning and Self Improvement
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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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Aysgarth Falls in the Yorkshire Dales

Aysgarth Falls in the Yorkshire Dales

Experience the legacy of the the Ice Age.

Location: Aysgarth, North Yorkshire

Picturesque places
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Take a wildlife safari in The Broads National Park

Take a wildlife safari in The Broads National Park

From the reeds to the trees, get up close to nature and see an incredible 11,000 species, the highest concentration of rare wildlife in England.

Location: Strumpshaw Fen, near Norwich, Norfolk

Lakes and waterways
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Take afternoon tea in the wonderful woods at Falling Foss

Take afternoon tea in the wonderful woods at Falling Foss

If ever there was a magical woodland walk, it’s the 2-mile circular trail through the trees from May Beck to the charming Falling Foss waterfall.

Location: Whitby, Yorkshire

Forests and woodlands
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Lordenshaws Fort

Lordenshaws Fort

Explore the ancient heath and rolling farmland of Northumberland National Park.

Location: Northumberland National Park, Northumberland

Budget
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Cycle the Peak District in style at Eroica Britannia

Cycle the Peak District in style at Eroica Britannia

Handlebar moustaches and sepia filters at the ready… Eroica Britannia returns in June for a weekend of vintage road racing and retro recreation.

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Romantic weekend breaks in Robin Hood’s Bay

Romantic weekend breaks in Robin Hood’s Bay

How lovely darling, you’ve booked us a romantic summer break by the sea. Hang on, what do you mean, it’s a pigsty?

Location: Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

Rural and Coastal Escapes
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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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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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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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Underground Choir Singing

Underground Choir Singing

Inside Britain's largest natural cave entrance.

Location: Castleton, Derbyshire

National Parks
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Taste the catch of the day in Staithes and Whitby

Taste the catch of the day in Staithes and Whitby

Let local fishermen and restaurants share their secrets as you sample some of the best food along the North York Moors National Park's coastline.

Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Hotel TerraVina in New Forest

Hotel TerraVina in New Forest

Who says getting close to nature has to involve roughing it? Most of Hotel TerraVina's luxurious rooms have outside space and sun-loungers, so you can sit back in style and soak up the gorgeous countryside.

Location: Netley Marsh, Hampshire

Rural and Coastal Escapes
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Gidleigh Park

Gidleigh Park

This Tudor-style house was built in 1928 for shipping magnate Charles McIlwraith.

Location: Chagford, Devon

Food and Drink
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Dinner at The Samling

Dinner at The Samling

Top grub and sweeping views of Lake Windermere.

Location: Windermere, Cumbria

Unique Experiences
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Wet and wild in the Forest

Wet and wild in the Forest

There’s no shortage of wet and wild watersports in the New Forest, from adrenalin-rush RIB rides to gentle paddles and luxury sunset sails.

Location: Lymington, Hampshire

Watersports
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Explore the Lake District

Explore the Lake District

Discover the 200 fells, pikes and dales of the Lakes in a vintage camper van.

Location: Cumbria

Countryside
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Malham Tarn Geocaching Trail

Malham Tarn Geocaching Trail

Become a geocacher and find the treasure.

Location: Malham Tarn, Yorkshire

Countryside

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