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Old Gang Mine, Swaledale. Photography by Wendy McDonnell

The historical environment of the Yorkshire Dales

Out of Oblivion: A Landscape Through Time

Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of the Yorkshire Dales and to help you understand more about the unique cultural landscape of the area created through the interactions of people and nature over thousands of years

To help you learn more we have redeveloped a website called, Out of Oblivion, which will provide a wealth of online archaeology information: Out of Oblivion website.

If you need any information in the meantime please contact the Archeology team – email: