Photo competition to celebrate 70th anniversary of National Parks

Snap away those January blues and treasure your special moments in competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks.

The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks have today (7 January) launched a new photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks in the UK.

Horsey Mill by Tom Mackie

Around the theme of a ‘Moment in time’, this competition comes 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament that began the family of National Parks in the UK, that today includes beloved landscapes such as the Peak District, Brecon Beacons and Cairngorms.

Pictures could explore the incredible history of world famous heritage sites, the people, wildlife and landscapes of the UK’s 15 National Parks.

John Packman CEO of the Broads Authority, speaking on behalf of the UK National Parks said: “We welcome everyone to share their National Park moments in time with us this January. Whether it’s a spectacular dark sky or a selfie on a walk, there’s no better way of kicking those January blues than with a celebration of the UK’s beautiful National Parks.”

Andrew Hall of Campaign for National Parks, the national charity dedicated to the English and Welsh National Parks, said: “We are really looking forward to paying homage to the legacy of the men and women that fought for our access to the most beautiful countryside through this competition.”

We are so lucky to have some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes on our doorstep. Whether it is the rugged coast of Pembrokeshire or morning mist in Exmoor we can’t wait to see what you can do with a camera!”

The winner will receive a feature spread in Campaign for National Parks’ membership magazine, Viewpoint.

To enter participants simply have to read the terms and conditions and tag their images on social media with the hashtag #NP70Moments

Monday 7 January 2019