Upper Wharfedale

Upper Wharfedale

Things to see and do

Upper Wharfedale

What's on 

Upcoming events

Meadow and Woodland Flowers of Yockenthwaite

Sun 26 Jun 2016
11:00-14:00
Experience the colours and scents of meadows, limestone pavement and woodland.

Meadow and Woodland Flowers of Yockenthwaite

Tue 28 Jun 2016
11:00-14:00
Experience the colours and scents of meadows, limestone pavement and woodland.

1 Day Map reading at Buckden, Upper Wharfedale, with Mark Reid

Wed 12 Oct 2016
09:00-17:00
1 day Map Reading course in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Learn how to read a map, use a compass and plan your own walks to enhance your enjoyment of the countryside.

Den building and geocaching in Upper Wharfedale

Wed 26 Oct 2016
13:00-16:00
Branches, twigs and leaves make surprisingly cosy dens. Join us for a digital treasure hunt in Upper Wharfedale and then build a den to hide in.

3 Day NNAS 'Straight to Silver' Course

Fri 11 Nov 2016
09:00-17:00
Get the skills you need to plan and follow your own walks in the countryside. Gain a national award and step out with confidence. Courses run by Mark Reid, author of 'The Inn Way' guidebooks and Mountain Leader. Accredited to the National...

3 Day NNAS 'Straight to Silver' Course

Fri 02 Dec 2016
09:00-17:00
Get the skills you need to plan and follow your own walks in the countryside. Gain a national award and step out with confidence. Courses run by Mark Reid, author of 'The Inn Way' guidebooks and Mountain Leader. Accredited to the National...
Upper Wharfedale

Learning

Children building a den from twigs and branches

A different way to learn 

From guided walks exploring the limestone landscapes to navigating using a GPS device and even conducting river studies on the Wharfe. Our special place is great for outdoors learning.

Upper Wharfedale

Places to stay

External view of The Old Smithy in Buckden, Upper Wharfedale

Holiday with us 

The Old Smithy, nestling close to the tumbling stream of Buckden Beck, provides a snug hideaway for two to explore the surrounding countryside. Or Town Head Barn sleeps 12 (& 2 dogs) in bunk beds and is ideally situated to explore Upper Wharfedale and beyond.

Upper Wharfedale

Join or give

Hardy cattle in the Yorkshire Dales

Help us continue our work 

The Dales you see today have been shaped by human intervention over hundreds of years. Many native species have been lost and others are threatened. Help us conserve and protect our special place.

View across the Upper Wharfedale valley

Become a member and help Upper Wharfedale 

Find out how you can become a member and help the Yorkshire Dales countryside.

Upper Wharfedale

Get involved

Retaining wall in Victorian woodland garden, completed by volunteers

Help out in the Dales on a Working Holiday 

Find out about some of the things we get up to on Working Holidays