The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority website contains a huge amount of information about the Yorkshire Dales, including visitor information, events, accommodation, suggested walks and cycle rides, as well as interesting features on nature and the history of the National Park. The site contains a basic listing of places to stay in the Yorkshire Dales. To be included within this free listing, please contact us.
In addition to the resources listed below, we can also point you in the right direction for advice on applying for money from our Sustainable Development Fund and where to go information for planning advice.
National Park Visitor Centres
Call in and say “hello”! Our Information Advisors at the National Park Visitor Centres are a font of local knowledge and information about your area. Our National Park Visitor Centres are open daily between Easter and the end of October and selected days during the winter months. You can pop in to see them, to gather information, find out about National Park events such as Guided Walks and our Go Wild! family events, share what you are doing, pick up copies of The Visitor and leave your promotional material for display.
The Visitor magazine
Our annual magazine ‘The Visitor‘ is free and packed full of features and interesting information for visitors. Copies in boxes of 60 can be ordered from the editor, Sarah Nicholson. Or, if you only want a few, just pick some up from our National Park Visitor Centres. If you are interested in advertising in future editions, Sarah will also be able to discuss this with you.
Our photo library
We have a superb collection of professionally taken images which are available to Yorkshire Dales businesses to use as part of their promotion for free – you can include them on your websites and printed materials. The images include landscapes, well known attractions, people out enjoying the countryside and also taking advantage of pubs and cafes.
A number of years ago we worked with tourism businesses to identify what made the area distinctive and special and how businesses could use this information to benefit their business. As part of this, we created the Distinctly Dales handbook, available online or in a paper form. It gives tips on how to “local distinctiveness” information to market your business.
We can also provide you with information on what you might need to consider when attracting certain markets. Such as information on: