Welcome to The English National Park Experience Collection

Travel isn’t about visiting, it’s about living. It’s about discovering the small things, celebrating the past and embracing the present. Travel is about real experiences.

And it all starts here. National Parks are areas protected for their beautiful countryside, wildlife and cultural heritage. Untouched, preserved and authentic to the core, for the first time nine National Parks in England(there are 15 across the whole of the UK) have come together to create The English National Park Experience Collection.

From feeling the wind in your hair as you learn to sail on the watery wonderland of the Broads National Park to being inspired by the South Downs locations that fired up Jane Austen’s imagination, the English National Park Experience Collection covers over 30 varied experiences across nine National Parks in England and is complemented by a stunning selection of places to stay.

Connect with the people at the heart of the National Parks in England. Get caught up in their stories, follow in their footsteps and be inspired by their passion for timeless rural life and the great outdoors. This is your chance to journey through history, culture and countryside, discover precious wildlife and get to know the true England.

Funded by VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund, The English National Park Experience Collection is already hugely popular among international tour operators and some are now available and directly bookable by independent travellers - putting you in the driving seat. We’ll show you the possibilities, then simply jump over to the individual experience websites to book. And excitingly even more experiences are coming soon, so keep an eye out here and be the first to try new adventures.

This isn’t the tourist trail, this is experiencing the destination like a local. So let’s get exploring, check out the experiences by clicking on the specific English National Park links to find out more.

Things to do in nine English National Parks

Varied, unique and totally authentic, The English National Park Experience Collection covers over 30 different experiences across nine National Parks in England. From foraging to wine tasting and kayaking to photography, let us inspire you with things to do in England’s National Parks.

Wind in my sail
Broads National Park
Hound of the Baskervilles, Dartmoor.
Dartmoor National Park
Exmoor wildlife safari
Exmoor National Park
Lake District Bushcraft
Lake District National Park
Foraging & Wild Cooking
Northumberland National Park
Climbing through History
Peak District National Park
Sparkling - Hampshire Tours
South Downs National Park
Wensleydale Farmer's Experience
Yorkshire Dales National Park
Captain Cook
North York Moors National Park