Archive for November, 2018

Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Huge expanses of countryside in the United Kingdom are protected under the possession of Her Majesty by the UK government, but some that are mismanaged (or not property of The Crown) can be under threat by external and internal influences. Outside every national park, the government, local councils and park […]

by November 26, 2018
London to Become World’s First National Park City

London to Become World’s First National Park City

A former geography teacher by the name of Daniel Raven-Ellison proposed the idea for the City of Greater London to embrace a new ideology based around preserving the environment. Now an official crowdfunded environmental bid, which will be launched in 2019, will campaign for London to become the world’s first […]

by November 26, 2018
Places to Go in Snowdonia National Park

Places to Go in Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia is best known as the home of Mount Snowdon’s 1,085-metre high mountain peak – but the region has far from just one solitary mountain for tourists to climb. Many visit the National Park to walk along the 870-mile West Coast Path encompassing Snowdonia’s beaches and harbours on the coast […]

by November 22, 2018
The Peak District Walks, Birdlife and Mammals

The Peak District Walks, Birdlife and Mammals

The Peak District is one of the finest national parks in England. It is mostly located in the midlands count of Derbyshire, but it spans five other counties as well. Its wild, hilly landscapes stretch for miles and are a hit with climbers, runners, walkers, and nature observers of all […]

by November 17, 2018
Top Northern European National Parks

Top Northern European National Parks

Any guide to European national parks would be incomplete without featuring some of the natural islands, forest parks and mountainous landscapes in the North of Europe. Northern Europe here mainly refers to the Scandinavian countries and Iceland. While the temperatures tend to be cold, especially up in the Baltic mountains, […]

by November 11, 2018
Great National Parks in Eastern Europe

Great National Parks in Eastern Europe

The European continent is a very varied area – from vast forests to high mountains, grassy plains and mighty rivers. Every national park offers a unique experience of nature and wildlife, so add these seven Eastern European national parks to your ‘to see’ list. Cheile Nerei Beusnita, Romania Romania may […]

by November 10, 2018