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A Landscape Legacy: National Parks and the historic environment

Through the use of case studies, this publication describes some of the important work being undertaken within the English National Parks to realise the potential of the historic environment – work that is helping people to understand, value, care for and enjoy their heritage, now and in the future.

This publication was produced by Sarah Tunnicliffe on behalf on English Heritage (now Historic England) in collaboration with the Countryside Agency, English National Parks and English National Parks Authorities Association. It was funded by English Heritage and the Countryside Agency.


  • National Parks and the historic environment
  • Working in partnership
  • Understanding - enhanced understanding aids better management and public enjoyment of the heritage
  • Valuing - by helping people understand the importance of the historic environment they will want to care for it
  • Caring - for the historic environment in National Parks enables people to enjoy it
  • Enjoying - experiencing the wider cultural heritage

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51248


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