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Guided Walk Threshfield quarry

B6 – Inspirational, participatory activities

How are we doing on this objective

Run a cohesive programme of inspirational, participatory activities that attract at least 4,000 people each year to find out more about the National Park’s special qualities.


Progress: More than 4,500 people took part in activities in 2019/20, including 680 on guided walks, 802 at Go Wild / family days and 3,136 attendees at Dark Skies events.


Rationale: The programme is focused on providing people with opportunities to discover and learn about the Yorkshire Dales National Park – to share the story.  This objective brings together the range of events run by the National Park Authority for the public, including: tourism events; National Park Centres; volunteer-led guided walks; specialist walks; and, events at the Dales Countryside Museum.

Lead partner:  Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Supporting partners: Dales Tourism Network; Friends of Dales Countryside Museum

Further information:  YDNPA – Our guided walks; YDNPA – Go Wild!; Dark Skies Festival; DCM events;

Cost over 5 years: £100,000

Funding shortfall:   None

Related objectives: E2; E6

Ecosystem services: Recreation

Trade-offs:    None

Baseline: