National Park Campsites is about helping you find campsites in the National Parks of the UK. Campsites and camping in and around the UK's beautiful National Parks.
The National Park Campsites website will be featuring some of the top voted campsites from around the UK's National Parks.
The National Parks of the UK are a very popular destination to go camping. Areas of oustanding naturual beauty.
National Parks are a superb camping destination for a hiking or walking holiday but there are lots of other activities in the National Parks of the UK from climbing to scuba diving making National Parks superb days out, places to visit and places to explore camping.
There are well over a 500 campsites in and around the National Parks in the UK.
There are 15 National Parks in the UK. Our map of the UK's National Parks is your guide to where the National Parks are in the UK.
Cairngorms National Park (1)
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park (2)
Northumberland National Park (3)
Lake District National Park (4)
Yorkshire Dales National Park (5)
North Yorkshire National Park (6)
Norfolk Broads National Park (8)
South Downs (New) National Park (9)
New Forest National Park (10)
Exmoor National Park (12)
Brecon Beacons National Park (13)
Snowdonia National Park (14)
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (15)
The Peak District became Britain’s first National Park in 1951.
The stunning scenery has been forged by nature over millions of years and by human activities over thousands of years.
The UK Government passed the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act which declared that 'for the first time in English history an Act has been passed by parliament with the object of setting out in a workable form a comprehensive charter of rights for all lovers of the open air'. One of the best decisions made by a UK Government!
National Parks in England - Dartmoor National Park, Exmoor National Park, Lake District, New Forest, Northumberland National Park, North York Moors, Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Broads which has equivalent status to a National Park. The South Downs will become a National Park but has not yet officially been designated.
National Parks in Wales - Brecon Beacons National Park, Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia National Park.
National Parks in Scotland - Cairngorms National Park and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.
The Peak District is the third largest National Park in the UK with a population of approximately 38,000 people and is visited annually by over 10 Million people a year making it Brtain's most popular National Park based on visitor number by almost a Million visitors a year.
The second most popular is the Yorkshire Dales and the third the Lake District.
Find places to camp in and around the National Parks of the UK.
National Park Camping.
The 15 National Parks in the UK (15 including the New South Downs park) are part of a global family of over 113,000 protected areas and national parks, covering 149 million square kilometres which equates to approximately 6% of the Earth’s surface.
The UK National Park Authorities are linked to European National Parks and protected areas through the Europarc Federation which is a network of European protected areas with 360 member organisations in 37 countries.
National Parks 60th Diamond Anniverary was in 2009. 1949 - 2009