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Five of the best UK national parks

September 16th, 2015 by Emily
Dartmoor National Park

Explore the stunning landscape of Dartmoor National Park

The UK is home to 15 national parks, dotted across England, Wales and Scotland. Thanks to their spectacular wildlife, countryside or cultural heritage, each national park is protected to allow visitors and residents to enjoy them for many years to come. Here are our top 5 parks to try visiting on your next UK break…

1.      Norfolk Broads

The Norfolk broads is the largest protected wetland in the UK and the third largest inland waterway in the country.

Where to stay: Stay on land at the Norfolk Broads Country Holiday Park or take to the water with Silverline Marine Boating Holidays.

2.      Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond National Park is blessed with numerous lakes, mountains and glens, including Loch Lomond itself, the largest body of water in mainland UK.

Where to stay: Ptarmigan Lodge has a great location on the banks of Loch Lomond and at the foot of Ben Lomond.

3.      Dartmoor

Visiting Dartmoor is like stepping into another world, with a dramatic landscape of granite tors and heather-covered moorlands.

Where to stay: Dartmoor Edge Lodges sit on the edge of Dartmoor and also offer easy access to Exeter.

4.      Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park has a varied landscape with much to offer visitors, including many waterfalls and castles!

Where to stay: Set in the middle of the Brecon Beacons, the Brecon Cottages Holiday Park has spectacular views and a wide range of facilities.

5.      Lake District

With amazing views whichever way you look, and hills to climb, the Lake District is home to 12 of the largest lakes in Britain.

Where to stay: Lakes Village Retreat Holiday Park offers the perfect base for exploring this stunning area.


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