This national park opened in 1952 is recognized for its rare species of shrub known as the moorland that are only found in the grassland area. The natural beauty of the park is stunning featuring impressive cliffs, moorland plateau, ranges of hills and deep valleys. The park is open for sightseeing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding. The steep edges of the park are used by the gliding clubs. The scenic beauty of the park has also been used as a backdrop in several British films and programs.