National Parks/Nemzeti parkok

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The British countryside is remarkably 1. diverse/diversity and attracts millions of visitors every year. Many of them come to see the beautiful 2. view/scenery in the National Parks and Other Areas of Natural Beauty, areas that are protected by law to conserve the outstanding countryside. The first National Park, in the Peak Disrtict in northern England, was 3. stood/established over 60 years ago. There are now eight National Parks in England and three in Wales. Scotland’s first National Park – Loch Lomond and the Trossachs – opened 4. recently/so far.

The Lake District in Cumbria in north-west England is the largest of the National Parks, covering

5. few/some 2,292 square kilometres. The imposing countryside consists of wild fells or hills, valleys and moorlands, interspersed with 16 lakes, of which Windermere is the 6. large/largest.

No wonder that this imposing scenery 7. has/have inspired artists, writers and poets, including Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

Today many visitors to the Lake District come to stroll along the lakesides or tackle more strenuous walks on the fells. These fellwalkers will be guided 8. with/by that most famous fellwalkers of all, A. Wainwright (1907-1991) whose hand-drawn books describe Lakeland’s wonderful walks.




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