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Snap away your January blues and treasure your special moments in a new national competition.

The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks (CNP)  has launched a new photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks.

Around the theme of a ‘Moment in time’, this competition comes 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament which established the family of National Parks in England and Wales, including our beloved Peak District landscapes.

Pictures can highlight anything you treasure, whether it’s the incredible history of world famous heritage sites, the people, the wildlife or the landscapes, and can be of any of the UK’s 15 National Parks.

Andrew Hall of CNP, 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 who 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 people can do with a camera!”

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

To enter – simply read the terms and conditions and tag your images on social media with the hashtag #NP70Moments

Anna Marriott 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.”

For further details go to: https://www.cnp.org.uk/photography-competition

Or contact Andrew Hall: 0207 981 0891 or email andrew@cnp.org.uk

Campaign for National Parks is the only national charity dedicated to campaigning to protect and promote all the 13 National Parks of England and Wales.

National Parks are inspiring and breath-taking areas of our country. They are part of our cultural heritage, are important for wildlife, contain beautiful landscapes and benefit the nation. They are living and working landscapes and more than 100 million people visit the Parks in England and Wales each year.

Campaign for National Parks works with a wide variety of people and organisations, representing shared concerns, views and voices. We come together to address issues affecting National Parks and take action to keep these beautiful places safe.