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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]].
 
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.
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Slightly less strict designations also exist, the '''[[United Kingdom Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty|Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty]]''' in England and Wales, and the [[Scotland National Scenic Areas|National Scenic Area]] in Scotland.
  
 
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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.

Slightly less strict designations also exist, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales, and the National Scenic Area in Scotland.

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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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Scotland

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