Yorkshire Dales

Important notice -

The toilet at Malham Tarn will remain closed until further notice.

Enjoy picturesque villages, drystone walls, flower filled hay meadows and the characteristic rolling hills of the Dales.

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Things to see and do

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Wildlife

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Join or give

Hardy cattle in the Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire Dales Appeal 

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.

Looking back at Deepdale

Download the Yorkshire Dales update 

Your support is helping to restore huge areas of this timeless landscape. Find out the difference your donations are making in the Yorkshire Dales.

Visitors walking at Malham Tarn

Become a member and help us with our work in the Yorkshire Dales 

As a member, you'll enjoy free access to hundreds of unforgettable places, and by joining with us your money will go directly towards protecting the countryside.

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Our work

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Learning

Visitors looking to see what they have caught in their nets

Learning opportunities at Malham Tarn 

From guided walks exploring the limestone landscapes to den building in Tarn Woods or undertaking habitat studies on the National Nature Reserve, Malham Tarn is perfect for outdoor learning.

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Get involved

Shelley working in Upper Wharfedale

The (foot)path to becoming a National Trust ranger 

Find out how Shelley started her journey to becoming a National Trust ranger.