There are 10 National Parks in Uganda
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National Park in Uganda and is the most visited!
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest National Park in Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda.
Kibale Forest National Park is the home of Chimpanzees
Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest National Park in Uganda.
Kidepo Valley National Park, which has Ostriches and Cheetahs.
Semuliki National Park,
Mt Elgon National Park,
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Rwenzori National Park
Rihamu Pupils were able to learn about all the National Parks in the UK
Lake District (England)
Snowdonia (Wales), and the area around it has long been the pride of princes and kings.
Peak District (England),
Dartmoor (England), with plenty of history hidden under the surface. 6000 years of human history have been traced here!
Yorkshire Dales (England), dotted with mill towns, castles, and sweet landscapes and is the official home of Wensleydale Cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery.
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs (Scotland), famous for its tall mountains, where you can take a hike or climb mountains.
Pembrokeshire Coast (Wales), with its dramatic sights to see along a beautiful sea, with the stone structure built towards the end of the 1100s.
Exmoor (England), Moors, forests, coast and rivers make up Somerset and Devon’s Exmoor National Park
Northumberland (England), with its many historic and natural trails and heritage spots.
North York Moors (England), with its huge expanses of heather moorland.
Brecon Beacons (Wales) a designated International Dark Sky Reserve.
The Broads National Park (England), the ‘Venice of the east’, with plenty of room to fish, and plenty of pretty towns.
New Forest National Park (England), best horse riding, with good gardens, museums, leisure parks and wildlife parks.
South Downs National Park (England), Nice for great walks with great views, and the chance to check in with a wealth of local wildlife.
Cairngorms National Park (Scotland), good for cycling through the Pine Forest. With wildcats, capercailzies and mountain hares.
With the help of the Geography teachers, the pupils at Rihamu Junior School leant a lot about all the National Parks in the UK and really appreciated the beauty of these National Parks. All pictures and photos were made available on the Head teacher’s phone who kept on showing the photos of each National Park in both UK and Uganda.
We how other schools benefit from this article.
Rihamu Junior School – H/Teacher