The village of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales is a popular destination for visitors to the National Park – not only is it a typically attractive Dales village but it also offers some amazing karst – or limestone scenery: Malham Cove, limestone pavement and Gordale Scar.Continue reading “Youth Forum head to Malham for their first activity day”
I don’t know if you have heard, but we are facing a serious issue in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It’s not a new issue, but it’s escalating – and escalating fast.
We cannot attract or retain young people in the area.
As a young person who moved to live in the Yorkshire Dales and work in the National Park a year ago, the barriers for those wishing to do the same in rural and protected areas have been brought to my attention.
From 21 to 25 May this year, a group of 30 young people from protected areas and rural communities all across Europe, including myself from the Yorkshire Dales, met together in the Cairngorms National Park. The aim was to give our thoughts and ideas, and to discuss the problems we face as young people living, working and learning in rural areas.