Discover England's 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.
See some of Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside from a mountain bike, Segway, tree-top trail and by night, at one of the UK’s premier activity centres.
Location: Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire
Pedal the extensive, year-round network of cycling routes criss-crossing the woodland, heathland and quiet country roads of the New Forest.
Location: New Forest, Hampshire
Ride 21 view-filled and traffic-free miles along the ‘Cinder Track’, the old coastal railway line between Scarborough and Whitby.
Location: Whitby, Yorkshire
Enjoy a traditional seaside break with a twist at this old smuggling and fishing village on the North York Moors National Park coast.
Location: Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby
Lace up your hiking boots and discover the mysterious rock art set within the dramatic beauty of Northumberland National Park.
Location: Northumberland National Park, Northumberland
Relish windswept moors, ancient woodland, towering rock faces and rolling dales in the Peak District National Park.
Location: Peak District, Derbyshire
The Lake District was made for cycling, with everything from challenging off-road mountain biking routes to gentle country lanes on offer.
Location: Lake District, Cumbria
Escape on a budget break to the Quiet Site in Cumbria, a family-run site overlooking Ullswater in the north of the Lake District.
Location: Ullswater, Cumbria