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A popular Dales beauty spot set amid rolling hills and rugged moorland

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provides a marvellous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors.

The National Nature Reserve is home to a unique community of rare plants and animals - the bird hide in particular is worth a visit.

Come and stay with us

Fancy seeing in the new year in the Yorkshire Dales? Our cosy cottage in Buckden is still available to book. Sleeping 2 people, it's a perfect base to relax or get out and enjoy the crisp country air.

Dales newsletter

We produce a newsletter so you can keep up to date with what we've been up to across the Yorkshire Dales. There's more going into looking after the Dales than you think!

Peek behind the scenes

Follow our Ranger, Ecologist and Building Team blogs to see what really goes on across the Yorkshire Dales.

Yorkshire Dales Appeal

Human intervention has shaped this natural landscape over centuries, with native species and habitats suffering as a result. We're working to recreate natural habitats for native species, and bring back traditional farming techniques.

Start your 50 Things adventure

An outdoor adventure is always around the next tree, wall or pond at Malham Tarn. The list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ will set you on your own adventure here.

Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Facebook to see what goes on in the Dales - beautiful photos of the Dales scenery, updates on work that the Rangers and Building Team have been doing and information on our events