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The majority of England's National Parks are to be found in the North, reflecting the fact that most wilderness areas are to be found in the mountainous areas of the Pennines and surrounding areas.
 
The majority of England's National Parks are to be found in the North, reflecting the fact that most wilderness areas are to be found in the mountainous areas of the Pennines and surrounding areas.
  
*the [[Broads National Park]]
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*The [[Broads|Broads National Park]]
*[[Dartmoor National Park]]
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*[[Dartmoor|Dartmoor National Park]]
*[[Exmoor National Park]]
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*[[Exmoor|Exmoor National Park]]
 
*[[Lake District National Park]]
 
*[[Lake District National Park]]
*[[New Forest National Park]] - England's newest National Park, designated on 1 March 2005
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*[[New Forest|New Forest National Park]] - England's newest National Park, designated on 1 March 2005
 
*[[Northumberland National Park]]
 
*[[Northumberland National Park]]
*[[Peak District National Park]]
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*[[Peak District|Peak District National Park]]
*[[Yorkshire Dales National Park]]
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*[[Yorkshire Dales|Yorkshire Dales National Park]]
*[[Yorkshire Moors National Park]]
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*[[Yorkshire Moors|Yorkshire Moors National Park]]
  
 
NB: The [[South Downs]] has been designated as an area awaiting designation as a future National Park.
 
NB: The [[South Downs]] has been designated as an area awaiting designation as a future National Park.

Revision as of 17:02, 30 April 2006

The National Parks of the United Kingdom are to be found primarily in England and Wales; two recent additions exist in Scotland. There are as yet no National Parks in Northern Ireland.

A slightly less strict designation, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, also exists in England and Wales.

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The majority of England's National Parks are to be found in the North, reflecting the fact that most wilderness areas are to be found in the mountainous areas of the Pennines and surrounding areas.

NB: The South Downs has been designated as an area awaiting designation as a future National Park.

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