The unique landscape of our National Parks has been shaped by people just like you and me over thousands of years and provides a rich source of inspiration for visitors. Home to a host of historic sites, castles and monuments – some dating back to the last Ice Age – it’s the perfect opportunity to step back in time and explore beautifully preserved structures charting the history of our ancient isles.
We work with landowners to allow the public access to historical sites so please behave responsibly to protect these landmarks. Join one of our guided walks and talks to get the most out of your experience. Follow the signs and pick up the leaflets and publications charting the stories of local people.
The changing relationship between people and nature over the centuries has produced some of the country’s most beautiful and varied landscapes. Eryri (Snowdonia) is regarded as a national asset, essential to both the identity and individual sense of place and wellbeing of local people.
National Park Experiences are a great way to learn and get the most from our Monuments. Step back in time to experience the history and mystery of ancient Britain and its people in Dartmoor. Discover stunning scenery at monastic site Rievaulx Abbey hidden in a breath-taking valley in the North York Moors. Take a guided walk tour through the beautiful Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden in the heart of the Broads National Park or travel back in time with a guided tour of Hadrian’s wall in Northumberland.
National Park Experiences is a curated collection that brings the stories of our National Parks to life. Each experience offers an authentic insight into the landscape and special qualities of a National Park.