National Landscapes


There are 46 National Landscapes in the UK. These are places with national importance, protected for the nation's benefit, but cared for by local teams with a deep understanding of the distinctive web of interconnecting factors that make these places special.

National Landscapes in Numbers

National Landscapes in the UK to fall in love with
Of people in England live within half an hour of their nearest National Landscape
170 million
Visits to National Landscapes per year, but still plenty of space to explore and breathe

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The UK's National Landscapes

Use either the map, or the list to find your nearest National Landscape. Click the area/logo to find out more about a National Landscape.

Case Studies

National Landscapes teams are working hard all the time for people, nature, climate and place. Find out more about recent projects making a difference around the country.

Forest of Bowland National Landscape Bowland Haytime - Learning

The Bowland Award

Every year, a Bowland Award theme is selected and teams are invited to nominate projects addressing this theme. Each National Landscape Partnership can then vote for the project they think shows the most innovative or effective approach.