The National Parks in the UK and Ireland are often referred to as Britain’s breathing spaces. With acres and acres of unspoilt countryside, these parks have to be some of the top places to go for rural retreat breaks. What makes these places so inspirational you may wonder? Well for one, these parks offer a variety of unique landscapes such as meadows, woodlands, wetlands and mountains which can be ideal places to explore on romantic breaks or family getaways. For more information on what these special places have to offer for cottage holidays see our cottage holiday guide on England’s National Parks. More information on the national parks of Wales, Ireland and Scotland coming soon!