Every year National Parks  give visitors a chance to celebrate our incredible and varied wilderness. We know at Priory Rentals that many of you enjoy taking your motorhome up and down the country to visit these national parks. From picnics and treasure hunts in the park, to bicycle rides, safaris and outdoor art exhibitions we have put together a list of the best national parks to visit this year.


The Broads

The Broads is a unique mosaic of lakes, land and rivers that has national park status. This special area covering 303 square kilometres in the easternmost part of England is also the UK’s largest protected wetland and boasts a quarter of its rarest species

Northumberland National Park

This national park is home to the central section of the longest monument in Britain: Hadrian’s Wall. The park consists of leafy woodland, bogs and moorlands and takes up a quarter of Northumberland county

Dartmoor National Park

Located in South Devon and just a 30 minute drive away from Exeter, the Dartmoor National Park features rushing rivers, sprawling moorland and spooky forests. This stunning backdrop was the main reason it was chosen as the setting for Steven Spielberg’s film, Warhorse

Lake District National Park

Containing sixteen lakes, 150 peaks and six national nature reserves, the Lake District National Park is the largest national park in England, comprising all of England’s mountains and covering most of the Lake District in Cumbria

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Characterised by striking peaks, limestone pavements and spectacular waterfalls, Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of a kind. It’s an area of over 1,700 square kilometres covering the Pennines of Cumbria and North Yorkshire

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park contains a variety of landscapes including; moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland, within its 267 square miles. It’s a place where high cliffs plunge into the Bristol Channel and cosy pubs and tearooms offer delicious local produce

North York Moors National Park

Famous for its spectacular purple heather moorland and beautiful heritage coast, North York Moors National Park is also home to an array of wildlife including red squirrels and badgers

New Forest

Twist and turn through vibrant gorse, imposing woodland and bubbling streams, and stroll through the forest’s 143 miles of trails which wind their way through 193,000 acres of unspoilt heath and ancient woodland

South Downs National Park

A diverse area of woodland, coasts and ancient towns, and also home to the stunning South Downs Way trail, this National Park has something for everyone. South Downs, the country’s newest national park stretches 70 miles across Sussex.

Hopefully the national parks listed above will be enough for you to choose from and remember that if you do not own your own motorhome just yet you can always check out our motorhomes for hire or even keep updated on the motorhomes we have for sale