Things to see & do

Explore Wharfedale

The peaceful footpath through Strans Wood © National Trust

The peaceful footpath through Strans Wood

A spectacular place to visit all year round, with wonderful views and excellent walking opportunities.

 

River Wharfe

Rivers that run through here go beyond Wetherby and into the Vale of York © National Trust

Rivers that run through here go beyond Wetherby and into the Vale of York

A beautiful river, perfect to stroll along or picnic beside. Keep an eye open for the wildlife.

Farming in the Dales

The glorious display of summer flowers in the meadows at Yockenthwaite © National Trust

The glorious display of summer flowers in the meadows at Yockenthwaite

The hay meadows are beautiful in summer and are very precious to the farmers, wildlife and to us.

What's on?

From guided walks, to denbuilding; gill scrambling to geocaching; photography workshops to flower walks; we have something for everyone.

Activities

Sheep and drystone walling at Wharfedale, Yorkshire.

We have a variety of guided walks throughout the year and lots of activities for the kids too. You can also explore Wharfedale without us, by foot, by bike, by horse and by car.

Don't miss...

  • A stroll along the river and look out for dippers or even an otter
  • Enjoy the spectacular views from any of the footpaths in Wharfedale
  • Have a picnic along the banks of the river
  • A 'must do' for the energetic is a hike up Buckden Pike
  • Join us for one of our guided walks
  • Pause at our exhibition in Buckden - see how climate change affects us

Colourful days out

A mosaic of autumn colour in Redmire Wood

A mosaic of autumn colour in Redmire Wood

Wander through the Wharfedale countryside and watch the changing colours of autumn. We've got a selection of top walks for you to choose from.
 

Keep warm and cosy

  • Wrap up warm and take a stroll or hike to enjoy the views
  • Get the blood pumping by following the Tour de France route through Kettlewell to Cray
  • Put your trainers on and run through spectacular scenery
  • Take the dog for a walk and explore new paths
  • Catch a falling leaf and make a wish

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