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Quiz: How well do you know the UK’s national parks?

Sure, you’ve been to the Lakes and know about the Peak District. But how well do you know the UK’s other protected areas?

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1. How many national parks are there in the UK?

9

10

13

15

2. Which UK national park has the most amount of rare wildlife species?

South Downs

Broads

New Forest

Exmoor

3. Which national park is home to the National Slate Museum?

Dartmoor

Snowdonia

Northumberland

Pembrokeshire Coast

4. There are only 18 International Dark Sky Reserves around the world. How many UK national parks are also a designated reserve?

2

3

7

8

5. A tor is a peak formed from granite rock. In which park will you find the tor dubbed Bowerman’s Nose?

Brecon Beacons

Dartmoor

Cairngorms

Exmoor

6. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs has 21 munros – Scottish mountains with a summit of more than 914m (3,000ft). Which is the highest?

Ben More

Stob Binnein

Ben Lui

Cruach Ardrain

7. The village of Allerford is in which national park?

New Forest

Exmoor

Dartmoor

North York Moors

8. These beach huts are close to a castle and in which national park?

South Downs

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

New Forest

Brecon Beacons

9. Which national park can you experience on this steam train?

Northumberland

North York Moors

New Forest

Pembrokeshire Coast

10. Which of the UK’s national parks is the least populated?

Northumberland

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Cairngorms

Pembrokeshire Coast

11. Which national park does this island belong to?

South Downs

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Snowdonia

Pembrokeshire Coast

12. Which South Down village is home to this church, which is dubbed the Cathedral of the Downs?

Alfriston

Chawton

Liss

Stedham

13. In which National Park will you find this waterfall?

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Peak District

Yorkshire Dales

North York Moors

14. If you wanted to stargaze at Usk Reservoir, which park would you have to visit?

Brecon Beacons

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Cairngorms

The Lake District

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