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  • Hay meadow in Malham, © Rick at Fortybelowzero.
  • Limestone pavement, © Britainonview / Martin Brent.
  • Twisleton Scars, © Martin Priestley.
  • Swaledale sheep, © Britainonview.
  • Malham Cove, © Príamo Melo.
  • Hardraw Force waterfall, © Britainonview / Martin Brent.

Hardraw Force waterfall, © Britainonview / Martin Brent.

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Welcome to the Yorkshire Dales National Park...outstanding scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage.

Promote your 2015 event online for FREE!

Have you got an event happening in or around the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the remainder of 2014 or 2015? If so, you can add it to our online 'What's On' calendar, making it available to the National Park website's quarter of a million annual visitors. If you add your events by 30 November 2014, they will also be considered for inclusion in the 2015 edition of our annual newspaper, The Visitor.

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Every Picture Tells a Story

An exhibition of images from our Historic Environment Record, at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

24 November 2014 - 25 February 2015

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News

25 November 2014

Conduct hearing adjourned

A hearing to consider allegations against a member of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) was today adjourned indefinitely.....

11 November 2014

Barn conversions approved by National Park planners

Two derelict barns on the outskirts of villages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be given new leases of life.....

11 November 2014

National Park Authority agrees affordable homes plan

A plan to build 22 affordable homes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been given the thumbs up by planners.....

7 November 2014

Firm gives donation to Three Peaks Project

Work to look after the beautiful Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been given a big boost thanks to a national holiday lettings firm.....

4 November 2014

National Park Authority decision backed by Whitehall

Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has dismissed an appeal by Richmondshire District Council and North Yorkshire Country Council against a planning decision made by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).....


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Discover the Nature in the Dales

Cranberry, © Carmen Horner

Discover the wonders of nature in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with our new sister site, Nature in the Dales. Whether you are a visitor to the National Park, a naturalist, professional or student, there is something for you. With stunning photography and detailed information about the species and habitats found in the National Park and where you can see them, we hope you enjoy our new website.

Le Tour - wasn't it fantastique?!

The pelaton rides over Buttertubs Pass during stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France

The Tour de France has been and gone, and we are sure it will live fondly in people's memories for many years to come. So what now? We think that the best way to get over the 'post-Grand Départ blues' is to come to the Dales and see the beauty of the National Park for yourself, and find out what cycling here is all about.

You can also help Yorkshire's transport authorities by telling them if and how you travelled to watch Le Tour. They are interested in how you made your travel choices and what level of disruption you experienced on the roads and public transport services. This information is very important as it will help them to manage transport for major events in the future.

Enjoy the National Park...safely

Ingleborough in winter, © Stuart Willis

It's fantastic to get out in the winter weather to enjoy the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, but make sure you stay safe.