Nature-rich National Parks for everyone

We are the only independent charity dedicated to securing the future of National Parks in England and Wales. Our independence from government means we can speak out for Protected Landscapes when no-one else can. Our mission is clear: we’re here to unite, inspire and empower everyone to take action and enjoy wilder National Parks.

Map of National Parks in the UK

Beautiful and thriving landscapes

We're passionate about National Parks. They're a stunning patchwork of habitats, countryside and communities which capture the diverse beauty of the landscapes in the UK.

Explore the Parks What are National Parks?

"National Parks exist as a place where anyone can go and enjoy the countryside; an essential right we can’t afford to lose."

Timothy, 2022/23 New Perspectives young film maker

Why we campaign

We campaign on a variety of issues facing National Parks


We are committed to promoting the protection, conservation and enhancement of National Parks for everyone to enjoy. We work independently and campaign collaboratively to connect more people to our cause and hold government and authorities to account. You can help us create a future where everybody can access and enjoy the huge health and wellbeing benefits National Parks provide. Join the movement today.


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Stay up to date with our latest campaigns and ways to get involved with our work


With your help we can continue to be the independent voice for National Parks in England and Wales


Campaign for National Parks is an umbrella of more than forty environmental and amenity groups, indirectly representing over four million people with an interest in National Park matters.


Organisations represented


I only learnt what a National Park was last year. Since then, I’ve been to four National Parks so far and plan to get round to them all. For me, a National Park is a glimpse of the wider world and the wonders of Mother Nature. My ambition is to enable others like me to be able to experience going to National Parks. 

Kwesia, 2022/23 New Perspectives young film maker

New Perspectives


The latest from Campaign for National Parks and news across the Parks in England and Wales
Cwm Idwal

Party Promises to National Parks

We’ve analysed the manifestos from every political party in England and Wales with a sitting MP in the previous Parliament. Here's a round-up of what the parties have announced so far.

National Park Protector Award nominees

The National Park to-do list

As we inch closer to the general election we share the seven things we're demanding from the next government and how our supporters can get involved

North York Moors

Five long-distance trails in National Parks

From town to moor, farm to coast, long-distance walks take us on amazing journeys through scenic, nature-rich landscapes. This 75th anniversary year celebrates the creation of some of the best —the country’s National Trails. Tighten your boot laces and come on a tour of five that visit some of our great National Parks.


All about peatland

Peatland is both visually stunning and precious for nature and climate but also is one of the most complex and most threatened. Let's dig into the peatlands in National Parks.

Bus in Exmoor

Making car free travel easier

This report sets out our research, examining existing and current sustainable transport initiatives, and makes recommendations to make car free travel easier.


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