Celebrating Britain's breathing spaces

John Muir Trust supports National Parks Week, 24-30 July 2017

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From the Cairngorms to Dartmoor, Britain’s 15 National Parks will begin a week of celebration Monday 24 July around the theme ‘Bringing People Together’.

John Muir was instrumental in the foundation of the National Parks system in America, leading to a global family of national parks. So it’s fitting that champions of wild places from all corners of Britain get behind National Parks Week.

Here are some ideas to get involved in:

National Parks Week runs from 24 - 30 July. And if you can’t make it this week, bear in mind that our national parks are open every day, all year round.

Did you know…

The John Muir Award is used in all 15 of Britain’s  National Parks, with dedicated staff time commitment in Cairngorms, Lake District, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs, and Peak District National Parks.

  •  Watch a four-minute film that explores the links between National Parks and the John Muir Award via teachers, pupils, volunteers and Park staff.Award in National Parks still with arrow