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Press Office for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Our Press Office offers news releases, a fact file, advice on filming, quick links within our website and information on who to contact.

A gallery of free-to-use images is available – please credit the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Journalists can subscribe to our news releases RSS feed.

You can find out about committee meetings, dates, agenda papers and minutes in National Park Authority committees .

Our latest press releases

The latest press releases issued by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are listed below.

Use the search to find a particular story or browse our news releases issued since 2005.

National Park seeks to shape post-Brexit farming policy

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has today committed itself to bringing forward detailed policy proposals for upland farming in the Yorkshire Dales by the end of this year.

Read the full press release, 'National Park seeks to shape post-Brexit farming policy'

Sup for the Pennine Way

Friday, 23 June 2017

The very first ‘official’ Pennine Way beers will be launched next Friday, the 30th of June.

Read the full press release, 'Sup for the Pennine Way'

Peregrines take flight at Malham

Friday, 23 June 2017

Seven-week old Peregrine Falcons are now ‘on the wing’ at Malham Cove, delighting visitors by practicing their flying skills often directly overhead.

Read the full press release, 'Peregrines take flight at Malham '

Jam today! A tale of toilets, meeting rooms and chutney-making

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

What do new toilets in Kettlewell, a meeting room in Ravenstonedale, a wood burning stove in Keld, and a “preserves boiling kettle” in Raydale have in common?

Read the full press release, 'Jam today! A tale of toilets, meeting rooms and chutney-making'

‘Your Dales, Your Views’: ending soon

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Only days remain for people to have their say on what needs doing in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A consultation on the future of the Park closes on Monday the 3rd of July.

Read the full press release, '‘Your Dales, Your Views’: ending soon '

Family-friendly mountain bike trail planned for Swaledale

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

An easy-going mountain bike trail is to be created along the length of Swaledale, between Reeth and Keld.

Read the full press release, 'Family-friendly mountain bike trail planned for Swaledale'

Exhibition: ‘His and Hers: A Different Perspective’

Friday, 2 June 2017

Highly personal and impressionistic paintings of Dales landscapes, by Mike Bilton and Lesley Knevitt, have gone on public display in Bainbridge – as part of the Swaledale Festival.

Read the full press release, 'Exhibition: ‘His and Hers: A Different Perspective’'

Orton and Barbon to host National Park consultation events

Friday, 2 June 2017

‘Drop-in’ events are to be held in Orton and Barbon so that people in these areas can have their first say on the future of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Read the full press release, 'Orton and Barbon to host National Park consultation events'

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week

Friday, 2 June 2017

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is celebrating Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) by publishing the photos and stories of some of the people who help out at the Dales Countryside Museum (DCM) in Hawes.

Read the full press release, 'Celebrating Volunteers’ Week '

SPEAR opens at Dales Countryside Museum

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

An exhibition telling the story of one of the Yorkshire Dales’ most daring and imaginative outdoor art installations will open this Friday at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

Read the full press release, 'SPEAR opens at Dales Countryside Museum'

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