Favourite Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB's)

With just over 45 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it's sometimes hard to know which of these special places you'd like to get familiar with, so we've done some of the work for you.

Below you'll find a select few of our absolute favourite AONB's that will appeal to nature enthusiasts, beachgoers, walkers, climbers and lovers of the great outdoors. Our team have researched these wonderful and inspiring areas to enlighten our readers and help you choose a destination for your next wildly beautiful holiday. We've also recommended where you, friends, family and even the dog can stay.


The beauty of Suffolk's heathland can be witnessed at dusk

Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

The Suffolk countryside can be seen in many different lights, and if you visit Suffolk's AONB, you'll be in for a real treat.

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The fine pale sands and dunes of Norfolk's coastline are worth visiting

Norfolk Coast AONB

Norfolk's vast and beautiful beaches welcome visitors from far and wide, and it's not just people that can't resist making the most of this spectacular area.

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Exmoor National Park offers visitors stunning scenery

North Devon AONB

It's not all about the coastline when it comes to exploring North Devon's AONB; you'll vibrancy and intrigue on the purple heaths of Exmoor.

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Grab your walking boots and head cross country over the High Weald

High Weald AONB

When the weather is fine it's the perfect excuse to head beyond the gate out across the Hight Weald that stretches over the Sussex and Kent countryside.

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