... Breathtaking scenery and fantastic new National Park... it remains the least populated and visited out of the 15 UK parks.... officially England's most tranquil location... it is the biggest dark sky protected area in Europe... the best place to enjoy the starry nights✰✰✰... and voted National Park of the Year in 2016... Big Thanks Andrene!! (✿ ♥‿♥)
Northumberland National Park is the most northerly park in England and lies between the Scottish border and Hadrian’s Wall. The Park covers an area of 1,049km, or 405 square miles.
The Northumberland National Park landscapes include everything from bogs and swamps, to rolling farmlands and patches of forest, to steep hills and striking Roman ruins.
Northumberland National Park was officially designated on the 6th April 1956.
"Hay meadows - Upper Coquetdale, Hadrian's Wall - Hareshaw Linn - Sheep in clover - Falstone, River Breamish - Simonside and Cheviot Hills"
Photo:Ⓒ Simon Fraser
Universal Mail UK postage stamps
(Issued 01-06- 2012)