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…
The second in our North Pennines Art Week 'meet the artist' series - find out what inspires Alex Jakob-Whitworth https://t.co/Sbfx3ZRreG #art #lotteryfunded @HeritageFundNOR Alex will also be working in the landscape of the #NorthPenninesAONB from 5 to 7 August (see website)
There's always something special about the return of dark skies. Be prepared to marvel once again at what you can see where it is 'proper dark' https://t.co/VfxKhRwZjY
Truly dark skies return to much of England on 2 August. Curtain raiser to Milky Way season! River of light arches overhead late evening. Sublime. Dark areas very much favoured. 80% of Brits can't see it from where they live. @northyorkmoors @NorthPennAONB @yorkshire_dales https://t.co/kvDrrKck94
Folk music, lunch, a challenging walk and a look behind the scenes at a #naturerecovery project where we are working with upland landowners and our partners. This 8 mile walk with a difference is on Sunday 1 August (nr Brough in Cumbria) https://t.co/nvZSrtyy0O (Free event) https://t.co/At3LKNGUc4