Visit & explore
Explore the North Pennines
Visit & explore
Explore this fantastic landscape and enjoy a warm welcome from the people of the North Pennines! Over the winter we’ll be adding more information on what to see and do in the AONB.
As you explore you’ll find open heather moors, delightful dales, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, close-knit communities, glorious waterfalls, fantastic birds, stone-built villages, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive plants, fascinating invertebrates and much, much more.
Visit the interactive map to download walks, trails and attractions to help you explore the area.
Did you know…
#LandscapesforLife week starts tomorrow, celebrating our amazing #AONBs. At 2pm the @AONBfamily will be sharing favourite places and spaces. Where is your special spot in the #NorthPenninesAONB? Join in tomorrow, tag us and use the hashtag #MyNationalLandscapes https://t.co/JhV3xLQnfY
How many special #NorthPenninesAONB places will make the list? Share your favourite places on Saturday and tag us to join in this national celebration of our landscapes and nature #MyNationalLandscapes https://t.co/IHHUGCzDiX
Landscapes for Life week starts Sat! Where is your favourite natural space? Join our national moment by sharing a photo of it at 2pm Sat. Where did you discover during lockdown? Park, canal, backyard, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Why do you love it? #MyNationalLandscapes https://t.co/ww2jLSg6lS
10yr anniversary of ‘Making Space for Nature’ – the Lawton Report. @NorthPennAONB and @yorkshiredales are proud to have Sir John Lawton Chair our #TeesSwale programme, putting MSfN into action on a grand scale with farmers at the heart of #naturerecovery #aonb #nationalparks https://t.co/yOHry9DkMj
We, and our partners @yorkshire_dales National Park Authority, are recruiting 2 Farming & Nature Officers for our #TeesSwale naturally connected programme. This major #naturerecovery project will conserve, restore, expand & connect priority habitats https://t.co/ia3P0OVJgD https://t.co/l6VUM2omVM