Policy paper

National Parks: 8-point plan for England (2016 to 2020)

This plan sets out how we intend to protect, promote and enhance National Parks in England from now until 2020.



This 8-point plan sets out our priorities for improving National Parks in England over the period from 2016 until 2020.

It includes plans to connect more young people to the environment through National Parks, and to increase visitor numbers. The plan also includes plans to develop apprenticeships through National Park Authorities, and to protect and enhance the natural environment.

This plan has been produced in partnership with National Parks England.

Published 23 March 2016
Last updated 8 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added an HTML version of the plan.
  2. First published.