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The events listed on this website are in and around the National Park. The events are listed and managed by businesses and other organisations. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is not responsible for events unless it is stated that we are the organiser. If you have any queries about events please contact the event organiser directly.

Swaledale Festival – Guided Walk: Fauna, Flora and Streams

Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A 7.5 mile walk and talk led by the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust. The picturesque circular walk will include Carperby village, Ballowfields Local Nature Reserve, and the Ox Close SSSI, before returning via Freeholders’ Wood and Aysgarth Falls. The terrain is mainly easy with stiles and one steep rocky climb. No dogs please, as there […]

Swaledale Festival – Guided walk: Lead mining near Gunnerside

Gunnerside Village Hall Gunnerside, Richmond

Probably the best lead mining walk in the area with plenty of old ruins and excellent views. Led by mine specialist Neil Dyson, the 5 mile route involves some steep terrain. Parking in Gunnerside is limited so please car-share if you can. Dogs on leads are welcome. Adults £10; Under 25s £3 Places are very […]

Swaledale Festival – Guided Walk: Stories from Marske

Marske Bridge

A moderate 5 mile walk on footpaths, tracks and minor roads, exploring the Marske area from the Ice Age to the Second World War. The walk is led by Stephen Clark, editor of Dogs on leads are welcome. Adults £10; Under 25s £3 Places are very limited so please book in advance. If a walk […]

Swaledale Festival – Guided Walk: Hawes to Shaw Gill

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A 5-mile walk over mainly easy terrain, led by the Woodland Trust. There will be discussions on the work of the Trust and how it enhances the landscape with woodland creation to benefit wildlife and people. Red squirrels might make an appearance. No dogs please. Adult £10, Under 25 £3 Places are very limited so […]

Swaledale Festival – Guided Walk: Great Pinseat Circular Route

Surender Bridge

Meet at Surrender Bridge between Langthwaite and Low Row. Led by Helen Guy of the Keld Resource Centre, a 6 mile walk taking in Old Gang Smelt Mill and Brandy Bottle Incline Level entrances, a climb up to Great Pinseat, and back to Surrender Smelt Mill. Some steep terrain. Dogs on leads are welcome. Address: Surrender […]


How Stean Gorge How Stean Gorge, Lofthouse, Nr Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

This Father’s Day, make memories that defy the ordinary with our Daring Dad’s Day! Treat your dad to an exhilarating Father’s Day of gorge walking, abseiling, and a well-deserved beer. Give him the thrill of conquering nature’s challenges and the reward of raising a glass in celebration of your hard-working dad. Imagine your dad as […]

Guided Walk – Hawes Town Trail

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Join us on our Hawes Town Trail guided walk. Our experienced Dales Volunteers will guide you on this short 2.5 mile (3.5km) walk. Walk through the lovely market town and explore the history of Hawes and the village of Gayle. You will also discover the origins of Wensleydale cheese, see where the railway once went […]

Who lived where in Askrigg in Victorian times.

A Friends of the Dales Countryside Museum talk/walk with Martin Garside. Who lived where in Askrigg in Victorian times. Starting from the Market Cross in Askrigg at 2pm. No booking required.  

Muddy Boots Social Walk – Haytime in Swaledale (from Muker)

Muker Muker, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

DATE AND TIME: 30 June 2024 at 9.30am DISTANCE: 6 miles/10km (400m ascent) DURATION: 4 hours TERRAIN: The first half is on broad, easy and fairly flat tracks, the second half is hillier on a more rugged path along the fell-side (providing great views!). PRICE: £20 per person MEETING POINT: Muker village See the Muker […]

The Courtyard Dairy Festival of Cheese

The Courtyard Dairy Crows Nest Barn, Austwick, Nr. Settle

It's back! The Courtyard Dairy Festival of Cheese. Sunday 7th July will see some of the finest farmhouse cheese-makers in the North come together at The Courtyard Dairy's famous shop near Settle, to showcase the brilliance of farm cheese. Eleven farm cheesemakers are attending, including Mary Davenport who just won Supreme Champion cheese at the […]