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Dales sheep farmer gathering sheep Copyright Stephen Garnett

Experience Collection: Yorkshire Dales National Park

Venture into the Yorkshire Dales and immerse yourself in the extraordinary and unique landscapes, and the rich culture and heritage of the Yorkshire Dales with our Experience Collection.

The Yorkshire Dales is an area rich in farming heritage, heather blanketed uplands and majestic rolling green valleys, and is known for its beautiful villages of traditional stone cottages. The fields are scattered with traditional field barns and drystone walls, and the area truly showcases the best of the British countryside.

The Experience Collection aims to provide memorable experiences, telling stories of our landscapes and our people to enable you to discover and connect with our treasured landscape and gain a deeper understanding of the area and its history.

Experiences on offer in the Yorkshire Dales include getting an insight into the life of a Dales sheep farmer – feeding the animals, gathering sheep and learning about how sheep are farmed, you can even try your hand at weaving and wool craft.

Or perhaps you would enjoy a day of guided walking with a local expert, and visit some of the UK’s finest limestone scenery and explore the mysterious underground world of caving.

Or maybe you would like to learn more about the traditional dairying in the Dales and have a go at using original dairy equipment and make your own butter in a Victorian Kitchen.

All fun, engaging and hands-on experiences in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with a stunning selection of places to stay ready and waiting for you.

Find out more about our Yorkshire Dales Experience collection here:

The English National Park Experience Collection, funded and supported by VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund, offers a spectacular collection of truly authentic and memorable experiences to capture the distinctive countryside of nine of England’s National Parks, by providing bookable experiences to promote rural tourism and meet the growing demand for experiential tourism.