NATIONAL PARKS

Sometimes referred to as England’s ‘breathing spaces’, the ten national parks offer fabulous opportunities for lovers of the outdoors.  These inspirational and specially cared for areas are dotted throughout the country, and for visitors they offer assorted landscapes, plentiful wildlife, an abundance of heritage and history, and endless opportunities for activity lovers.

Autumn Reflections Derwent Reservoir

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LAKE DISTRICT

BY
NICKY GODFREY-EVANS
31/01/2021
Welcome to the ‘most beautiful corner of England’. There are of course several of these, but this one is official! The Lake District, in the heart of England’s North West county of Cumbria, is quite unlike any other part of England - think New Zealand, parts of Wales and Scotland - mountains, ... see more
Walking on Dartmoor

TWO GREAT WALKS IN DEVON & WESTERN SOMERSET

BY
HILARY BRADT
31/01/2021
This Corona year gave me – and millions of others – the opportunity to spend time exploring my own region – England’s southwest. As a travel writer, I’m normally away such a lot that finding two or more spare weeks is difficult, so my long-held ambition to walk Devon’s Coast to Coast tra... see more
Haytor with the South Devon coast in the background

DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK - A MONUMENTAL LANDSCAPE

BY
EMMA CUNIS
31/01/2021
Dartmoor National Park is the largest open space in southern England - 368 square miles of high and scenic moorland, lush wooded valleys, fascinating wildlife, and meandering copper-gold coloured rivers. There is so much to explore, enjoy, and learn about. Unlike national parks in the US, for exampl... see more