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.
Put a spring in your step with a tete-a-tete in a country house hotel, share a walk with heart-stopping views and chill out in a relaxing spa.
Location: Castleton, Derbyshire
Take the kids camping on a child friendly holiday at Castle Howard, near York, where a thousand breath-taking acres await for you to explore.
Location: Malton, North 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
Treat your family to a four-star break in luxury log cabins, enjoy safe cycling and feed the animals on a working Derbyshire farm.
Location: Brassington, Derbyshire
Whether it’s the sight of roe deer at dawn or the hoot of an owl at dusk, there’s animal magnetism at work at the Forest Holidays site at Cropton.
Location: Pickering, North Yorkshire
Put a spring in your step over the spring bank holiday weekend at the North York Moors National Park’s annual walking festival.
Location: North York Moors, North Yorkshire
Medieval monks chose a serene valley in the North York Moors National Park to establish an abbey that became the richest and most powerful in England.
Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
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
Experience the incredible atmosphere of Bolton Castle where many of its rooms give the feeling that their inhabitants have just walked out of them.
Location: North Leyburn, North Yorkshire
Grimwith Reservoir is one of the Yorkshire Dales' hidden gems tucked away off the road between Grassington and Pateley Bridge.
Location: Near Grassington, North Yorkshire