Home > UK Campsites > Holiday Ideas > National Parks National Parks Brecon Beacons Cairngorms Dartmoor Exmoor Lake District Loch Lomond and the Trossachs New Forest North York Moors Northumberland Peak District Pembrokeshire Coast Snowdonia South Downs Useful Information Yorkshire Dales Camping in National Parks Great Britain boasts 15 National Parks, each with its own unique qualities and landscape, but all equal in beauty and diversity. Not only do these vast and protected places offer a tranquil escape from today’s fast-paced living, they also provide a place to seek excitement and adventure. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in these great open spaces from discovering the flora and fauna and wildlife watching, to getting to know the communities and those who live in them. These rich and varied landscapes also provide the perfect setting to get active, whether it be a gentle woodland walk with the children, climbing up spectacular mountains, cycling along a woodland track or canoeing on one of the park’s many waterways. If these aren’t reasons enough to visit a National Park, here’s 29 more. That’s the number of campsites the Club has located within or on the edge of a National Park – all providing the perfect pitch from which to explore these magical places. Brecon Beacons The Brecon Beacons National Park covers some 552 square miles of high, grassy ridges and includes the highest mountains in southern Britain. Cairngorms Aviemore, the Angus Glens, Atholl and Glenshee and the Royal Deeside and Donside area, famous for its royal connections and Balmoral Castle, fall within this National Park. Dartmoor This Park's landscape has inspired poets, artists, photographers and authors - and featured on the silver and small screen with TVs Hound of the Baskervilles and in cinemas in Steven Spielberg's War Horse. Exmoor This area contains some of Britain’s oldest agricultural land and ancient herds of horned sheep, Exmoor ponies and wild red deer roam its fields and bridleways. Lake District England’s highest mountain peaks, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn and Skiddaw, fall within this beautiful National Park. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Some 720 square miles of mountains, moorlands, iconic summits, two forest parks and water – lots of it, all at Scotland’s heart New Forest This Park’s landscape is unique, and includes woodland, open heathland, river and coastal habitats and much of which is important for nature conservation. North York Moors North York Moors is the smallest of Yorkshire's three National Parks but home to the largest expanse of unbroken wild heather moorland in England. Northumberland Its remote location, beautiful and diverse landscape and rich heritage draws thousands of visitors every year to explore this northern Park. Peak District The UK’s first national park offers a mix of rugged plateaux and heather moorland to pretty villages and peaceful dales. Pembrokeshire Coast This is Britain’s only coastal national park. It covers around 230 square miles incorporating around 180 miles of the west Wales coastline Snowdonia As well as its impressive mountains, Snowdonia boasts a range of other natural features – rivers, lakes, waterfalls, moorlands, forests, glacial valleys and a stunning coastline. South Downs Britain's newest National Park stretches from the outskirts of Winchester in the west to the cliffs of Beachy Head near Eastbourne in the east. Useful Information Useful information for walking and trecking around UK's National Parks Yorkshire Dales The area is a walkers’ paradise with the Dales Way, the Ribble Way and the Pennine Way all passing through the Park.