Yorkshire Dales appeal

The Dales you see today have been shaped by human intervention over hundreds of years

Hardy cattle in the Yorkshire Dales
Hardy cattle on the Malham Tarn Estate

Protecting our landscape and wildlife

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 this special place.

  • There are thought to only be about 3,000 red squirrels left in England
  • We look after 21 properties across Yorkshire
  • The Yorkshire Dales National Park was created in 1954

Donate to Yorkshire Dales appeal

Please select an amount

View across the Upper Wharfedale valley
£25 will pay for the planting and protection of five native tree species
£80 will enable us to fence 10m of riverside
Family paddling in the river, Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire Dales
River Wharfe at Buckden, Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire Dales
£100 will help restore 200sqm of eroded blanket bog
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Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the outdoor spaces in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful landscapes and protect precious plants and wildlife. But they also ensure that future generations have places they can find freedom from everyday life, reconnect with the natural world and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work in the outdoors at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

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