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Visit the Dales


Distinctly Dales

This is an area of our work which brings together information on what makes different areas of the Yorkshire Dales distinctive and special. The handbook which is available here or in a paper form, gives tips on how to use this “local distinctiveness” information to market your business.

Moving on from this work, we have been focusing on how businesses can benefit from their customers’ experience of being here.  To see how tourism businesses can benefit from over the coming months, have a look at our Current Tourism Project page.

What's going on in the Dales

Upcoming events and search for what's on when you visit.

Three Peaks

Find out everything you need to know about walking the iconic Yorkshire Three Peaks.

Essential visitor info

How to get here, where to stay and more.

Get outdoors

Find out about walking, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding


Get inspiration whether you want family-friendly ambles or long-distance challenge >