National Parks Week

Cycling in Pembrokeshire Coast Natioanl Park
smile wider - horse riding across the North York Moors
Children canoeing in the Lake District

Actively Yours... to enjoy

National Parks Week 2013 was a tremendous success -- a celebration of all the wonderful activities in which you can take part in Britain's breathing spaces. National Parks Week will be back in 2014 (28 July - 3 August) but in the meantime don't forget that the UK's National Parks are open year-round. Check below for ideas on things to do:

Top 15 things to do:

From canoeing to horse riding, cycling to walking, rock climbing to sailing - you name the activity and we've got somewhere you can try it (see links below). You can find activities and sports for visitors young and old, including (but definitely not limited to):

Also check out the National Parks collection of Top 15 lists for dozens and dozens of ideas on places to go and things to do.

National Parks events:

We've also got loads of events you can come to, from guided walks and wildlife spotting, to farmers markets and arts and crafts.

Be inspired by our 'Actively Yours' photo competition:

The 2013 photo competition was all about getting active in National Parks, and we were amazed by the diverse, fun and beautiful images submitted. Get inspired by viewing the entries.

More active ideas:

But wait, there's more! Here are some additional activities, sports and fun events for you to take part in all year round!

Our partners:

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