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Access for all at Grimwith Copyright Stephen Garnett

Access for all

Everyone has the right to access to the countryside in the Yorkshire National Park. Improving access on appropriate public rights of way and permissive routes in the National Park is one of the objectives agreed by the Authority and a wide range of local partner organisations in the National Park Management Plan 2019-24.

Choose from our Miles without Stiles downloadable routes perfect for wheelchairs, pushchairs and a post-pub-lunch amble. You can also buy route cards at National Park Visitor Centres. To see where the routes can be found in the National Park have a look at the interactive map.

What is the Tramper?

The Tramper is a specially designed, four-wheel-drive, all-terrain, electric buggy. It can be used off road and even on rough ground, mud and grass. It’s great for those who have difficulty walking to accompany friends and families out in the countryside.

A tramper is available to hire from the National Trust site at Malham Tarn where there is a popular trail around the lake.

A second tramper is available at Clapham to explore the lovely nature trail up to Ingleborough Cave. See the Ingleborough Cave website for contact details – just get in touch with them to book.

Group visits for those with disabilities

Find out more about the walks and talks we offer for those with disabilities on our Dales Experience page.

Comments or suggestions? 

We aim to continue improving the accessibility of the public rights of way in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact the Access Development Officer on 01969 652363 or email