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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.

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 […]

Make an Oyster Catcher

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

Make an Oyster Catcher with Jane in our family drop in afternoon event. Included in museum admission.  

Hands on History – Oil Lamps

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

Join Liz to find out about the history of oil lamps and have a go at making your own replica. Included in museum admission

Upland farming in the Dales – From Farm to Fork to Fleece

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

Meet local upland commoners to understand more about this way of life intrinsic to our British heritage and food production. Watch sheep shearing demonstrations and hear how woolly jumpers are made. In the afternoon, the commoners will host an audience to discuss food production as an upland farmer and the importance of recognising our British […]

Drystone Walling Demonstration

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

Drystone Walling Demonstration. Join Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling. They will explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape. Included in museum admission

Butterfly and Flowers Printing

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

Join Jane for this drop in family event and have a go at printing images of butterflies and flowers. Included in museum admission No booking required

Hands on History – Finds from Archaeological Sites

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

Join Liz in our Hands on History session where you will have a chance to handle real finds from archaeological sites! What were they used for? What can they tell us about the past? Included in museum admission

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Drystone Walling Demonstration

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

Drystone Walling Demonstration. Join Dales Volunteers as they showcase the traditional craft of drystone walling. They will explain the construction of this iconic feature of the National Park landscape. Included in museum admission

Hawes Rural Heritage Walk

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

This lovely 5.5 mile (8.8km) Hawes rural heritage walk takes you into Herriot country. Walk through fields and along old bridleways with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. We will look for evidence of old industries and traditional rural activities as we walk, including local hamlets, villages, barns and lime kilns. Starts at the Dales […]

Rivers Trust Roadshow

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

The Rivers2U mobile classroom will be parked outside the museum entrance. Come along and meet staff from the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust to find out about rivers and their wildlife. Discover how rivers form, and identify the amazing freshwater invertebrates which live in our rivers.