UK National Parks in 100 Seconds

Directed by Jack Smith
Year: 2021

What do the UK's National Parks really look like? To see what these landscapes are made-up of, let's go on a walk. Each second of the walk reveals 1% of our National Parks and how they appear from above. Are you ready for the UK's national parks in 100 seconds?

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