Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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The Category Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a subset of Protected Areas in the UK. Click HERE to find a List of the Titles of all of the AONBs which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

landscapesforlife.org.uk

Overview

'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is exactly what it says it is: an outstanding landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty are so precious that it is in the nation's interest to safeguard them.'

www.daera-ni.gov.uk/topics/land-and-landscapes/areas-outstanding-natur...

Overview

'For its small area, Northern Ireland has a great variety of scenic countryside and although there are no National Parks, large areas of landscape of distinctive character and special scenic value have been designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). This designation is designed to protect and enhance the qualities of each area and to promote their enjoyment by the public. There are 8 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Northern Ireland ... '

www.visitwales.com/things-do/nature-landscapes/welsh-areas-outstanding...

Overview

'The Welsh Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – Anglesey, Gower, Llŷn, the Clwydian Range, Dee Valley and Wye Valley – boast some of the most exceptional scenery in the UK. Whether you love nature, photography, walking or just being outdoors, they're superb places for holidays, short breaks, weekends away and days out. Their hills, rivers and coastal landscapes will simply blow you away.'

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Visit Wales

www.nature.scot/professional-advice/safeguarding-protected-areas-and-s...

Overview

'National Scenic Areas (NSAs) were designated in 1980 in recognition of their outstanding scenery. Along with Scotland’s two National Parks, they represent our nation’s finest landscapes, and are equivalent to the Areas of Outstanding Beauty (AONBs) found in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.'

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