In this section of our site we've tried
to provide you with as much information about the beautiful Yorkshire
Dales as we possibly can. There's a background to its history, a
map, detailed information on places to eat and drink and other items
that would be of interest to visitors. If you think we've missed
anything, please don't hesitate to contact
us. We are always keen to hear from local businesses, or from
prospective guests looking for help with planning their visit.
To discover more about the Dales, please use the sub-categories
that you will now see in the navigation on the left hand side of
this page. Or, if you prefer, just sit back and enjoy the YouTube
Did you know?
The Yorkshire Dales is home to some of
the most classic karst (limestone) scenery in Britain.
A number of dramatic waterfalls can be found in the Dales, including Aysgarth
Falls, Cautley Spout, Hardraw Force and Thornton Force.
The Dales has nationally important populations of breeding waders, black
grouse and yellow wagtail, and is inhabited by the rare Northern Brown
There's over 2,000 kilometres of public footpaths and bridleways in the