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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]].
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The '''National Parks''' [http://www.anpa.gov.uk/] 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 '''[[United Kingdom Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty|Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty]]''', also exists in England and Wales.
 
A slightly less strict designation, the '''[[United Kingdom Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty|Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty]]''', also exists in England and Wales.
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*the [[Cairngorms|Cairngorms National Park]]
 
*the [[Cairngorms|Cairngorms National Park]]
  
==External links==
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*the [http://www.anpa.gov.uk/ Association for National Park Authorities] - home page
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*the [http://www.cnp.org.uk/ Council for National Parks] - home page
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Revision as of 23:26, 26 May 2006

The National Parks [1] 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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England

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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