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Yorkshire Dales Society

The Yorkshire Dales Society is an independent charity which has been operating to protect, conserve and promote the Dales for over 30 years. It provides a voice for people who care about the Dales to be heard at local and national level, enabling them to be represented in local consultations, planning and decision-making.

Membership to the Yorkshire Dales Society includes:

  • Annual subscription to the Yorkshire Dales Review, the quarterly journal of the Yorkshire Dales Society;
  • Free guided walks in the Dales Lecture program;
  • Organised visits to Dales farms, gardens, local industries and sites of industrial archaeological interest.

The Yorkshire Dales Society is at

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