Northumberland National Park Named Best in World

Officials at (the) park are celebrating after it was named the best in the world.

The breathtaking landscapes in Northumberland National Park have helped it top Condé Nast Traveller’s list of the world’s best National Parks.

Landmarks include the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall, historic Pennine Way and Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park, as well as more than 400 square miles of history, tranquillity and scenery – along with a wealth of hidden gems.


It places Northumberland National Park first in the list of its five ‘best’ National Parks around the world, alongside other iconic destinations including Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales, Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy, Pirin National Park in Bulgaria and Greece’s Olympus National Park.


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May 22, 2015