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.
The Brecon Beacons National Park covers some 552 square miles of high, grassy ridges and includes the highest mountains in southern Britain.
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.
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.
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.
England’s highest mountain peaks, Scafell Pike, Helvellyn and Skiddaw, fall within this beautiful National Park.
Some 720 square miles of mountains, moorlands, iconic summits, two forest parks and water – lots of it, all at Scotland’s heart
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
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 is the smallest of Yorkshire's three National Parks but home to the largest expanse of unbroken wild heather moorland in England.
North York Moors
Its remote location, beautiful and diverse landscape and rich heritage draws thousands of visitors every year to explore this northern Park.
The UK’s first national park offers a mix of rugged plateaux and heather moorland to pretty villages and peaceful dales.
This is Britain’s only coastal national park. It covers around 230 square miles incorporating around 180 miles of the west Wales coastline
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.
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.
The area is a walkers’ paradise with the Dales Way, the Ribble Way and the Pennine Way all passing through the Park.