Visit & explore

Explore the North Pennines

Visit & explore

Explore this fantastic landscape and enjoy a warm welcome from the people of the North Pennines.

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.

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24 hours ago
Sir John Lawton, chair of our #TeesSwale programme, considers the Government's response to @julian_glover's Landscapes Review, and how the collaborative approach of the Tees-Swale programme will help to deliver ‘more, bigger, better & joined up’ #naturerecovery https://t.co/480ddMU5T0
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10 years on from his landmark ‘Making Space for Nature’ report, and Government’s recent response to @julian_glover's Landscapes Review, Professor Sir John Lawton urges Government to invest in a future that delivers for Nature, Climate and People. https://t.co/p87f1OR4ar https://t.co/FyHvAWOcBf
1 week ago
This week, a new wildlife corridor was created at Marrick Park farm in #Swaledale. The #lotteryfunded hedgerow links two areas of woodland and will deliver environmental benefits such as carbon capture and natural flood management. #TeesSwale #HighNatureValueFarming https://t.co/r7aFcIKIJr NorthPennAONB photo
1 week ago
Sometimes #peatland surveys present huge challenges - in this case 4m peat + 2m shale. We're surveying 3,500ha of peatlands, concentrating on the bare peat areas, to develop projects for future funding bids. Funded by @EnvAgency NW #peatlandsmatter #climatechange https://t.co/SUfoUbijyV NorthPennAONB photo
1 week ago
Our new project funded by @HeritageFundNOR connects young people with nature & the landscape of the #NorthPenninesAONB and UNESCO #GlobalGeopark. Working with schools, families, & organisations to help everyone enjoy this special place https://t.co/RtrH5wP2I5
1 week ago
Read @NAAONB Chief Executive @johnarwel's blog about the current consultation on @julian_glover's review of Protected Landscapes. #AONBs #ProtectedLandscapes #NatureRecovery https://t.co/BBEq2iITh9
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NAAONB Chief Exec @johnarwel on the Government's response to @julian_glover's Landscapes Review and the powers and resources @AONBFamily needs to continue to deliver for people, nature and climate in the 21st century. https://t.co/K0IFBnip0t https://t.co/0zrpQeIIAK
1 week ago
Join us for The Boot Thief and the Belligerent Curate, an online talk on Thu 27 Jan, 1pm.
Bruce Bennison will take us on a quick journey through time, introducing the history of Cumrew, a small #FellfootForward village. Book your place: https://t.co/igX2RXIefS
@HeritageFundNOR https://t.co/3drFA3JKeJ
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