Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's Known as Park Life; Summer Is the Perfect Time to Make the Most of Britain's National Parks

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's Known as Park Life; Summer Is the Perfect Time to Make the Most of Britain's National Parks

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THIS week - until Sunday - it's National Parks Week, and it's a great opportunity for families to get involved.

You could go for a walk with a national park ranger, take part in a wildlife spotting challenge or introduce the kids to 'earth exploring', plus lots more fun activities.

The Peak District was the first British national park designated in 1951, but now there are 15 National Parks throughout Britain, including the Cairngorms, Pembrokeshire Coast and Dartmoor.

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This year the week's theme is adventure and it comes in all shapes and sizes, in landscapes from moorland to meadow, while there are a host of new activities and events to make sure there's an adventure that will suit you and your little ones whatever they enjoy.

YOU CAN; | Walk with a National Park ranger - there's a choice of themed walks | Learn advanced navigation - use a compass to find your way | Discover local customs | Cycle along one of the family-friendly, traffic free trails, exploring on your own two-wheeled transport or hiring one of the National Parks' where available. …

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