Upper Wharfedale

Wharfedale footpath at Strans Wood
Upper Wharfedale

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Upcoming events

Mountain Biking in Upper Wharfedale

Sun 05 Aug 2018
Come for an exciting ride into the far reaches of Langstrothdale Chase and Greenfield Forest. We'll be following quiet road and forest tracks and open moorland. Ideal for your first experience of a longer ride.

The Bats of Upper Wharfedale

Thu 23 Aug 2018
A dusk walk to see, hear and learn a bit more about these special nocturnal creatures.

Firth Fell Race in Upper Wharfedale

Sat 01 Sep 2018
The race of Firth Fell. A challenging race distance of 12.5km/7.8m and 436m/1430ft of climb, run to the summit trig point of Firth Fell at 607 metres over National Trust land. When you are not watching where your feet are going, enjoy the...

Geocaching and Den Building in Upper Wharfedale

Wed 31 Oct 2018
Find your way to our den building site in the woods while geocaching, then have a go at building a den. We'll show you all you need to know. A great fun day out for the family.
Upper Wharfedale


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.

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Places to stay

Places to Stay in Upper Wharfedale

Upper Wharfedale

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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.

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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