Northumberland National Park is the northernmost national
park in England. It covers an area of more than 1030 kmē
between the Scottish Border in the north to just south of
Some of the
popular attractions include Kielder Water, Kielder
Forest and the numerous sites along the Roman Wall.
Walkers of the Pennine Way pass through the area
and the region is a honey pot for fly-fishing enthusiasts,
cyclists, waters ports enthusiasts and anyone seeking peace
and tranquillity in beautiful countryside.
With a population
of under 3,000 and just over a million visitor-days per
year, it is one of the least populated and least visited
of the National Parks. The park lies entirely within Northumberland,
covering about a quarter of the county.
National Park covers several distinct areas.
In the North
are the Cheviots, a range of hills that mark the border
between England and Scotland.
the hills give way to areas of rolling moorland, some of
which have been covered by forestry plantations to form
part of the park covers the dramatic central section of
Hadrian's Wall. There many archaeological sites in the Northumberland
National Park, ranging from prehistoric monuments and Roman
remains to Pele towers, constructed as a defence against
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