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July 2019

Dentdale

Delightful Dentdale

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dent Village Car Park, Dent, LA10 5QL United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our Dales Volunteers on this lovely 6.5 mile (10.5km) walk. The walk climbs quickly through beautiful Flintergill onto the Occupation Road and spectacular views of Dentdale. It then heads gently back down to the valley bottom and follow the Dales Way back to Dent through the meadows alongside the River Dee. A moderate walk with one steep climb, some steps, stiles and slight gradients. A level 4 YDNPA walk. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather, walking boots…

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our experienced Dales Volunteers on this short 2.5 mile (3.5km) guided walk and explore the history of Hawes and the village of Gayle. Walking through this lovely market town, discover the origins of Wensleydale cheese, see where the railway once went and follow a section of the Pennine Way. A level 1 YDNPA guided walk. The route takes in some steps, stiles and slight gradients. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy shoes with good grips.…

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Woollies, Wetsuits and Waterwheel – Over 50 years of the Earby Mining Research Group

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

An illustrated talk by Dave Carlisle on the work and research of the Earby Mining Research Group from the last 50 years. The museum has a collection of objects that were discovered and rescued by this group including the providence mine waterwheel from Kettlewell. Included in museum admission.

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In the Kitchen – Washdays

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen where Mrs. H will explain all about the hard work involved in wash days from the dolly tub to the mangle. Included in museum admission.

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Malham Landscape Trail

July 28 @ 11:15 am - 3:15 pm
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Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for this classic walk that takes in the main features of Malham's spectacular limestone scenery, visiting enchanting woodland, Janet's Foss, the majestic gorge of Gordale Scar, an Iron Age village, and the world famous Malham Cove. A level 3 YDNPA walk on good paths with one section over rocks near Janet's Foss. There is one short climb, step stiles and steps down the side of Malham Cove.  Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather, sturdy footwear and bring…

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August 2019

Sunnyside and Moneyside

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 04-08-2019 at 1:30pm

Dent Village Car Park, Dent, LA10 5QL United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us on this 4 mile (6.4km) walk in beautiful Dentdale. The route is partly along the popular Dales Way through pleasant flower meadows along the River Dee, and returning on a centuries-old route linking the farms and what was the old Dent workhouse on the northern side of the dale. Just what’s needed to walk off a delicious lunch in one of the Dent hostelries! The dale has probably one of the remotest breweries in Britain, the highest railway…

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Old Gang Mines

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 03-09-2019 at 1:30pm

Surrender Bridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

An easy 3½ miles (5.6 km) stroll around the fascinating remains of the lead mining industry of Swaledale with our expert guides visiting two smelt mills and associated buildings, flues, levels, adits and tips along a gravel track. A level 2 YDNPA walk, this walk is accessible for all terrain mobility scooters it is on a good track with a slight gradient. Dogs allowed on short (2m) fixed leads. Places are limited, Booking advisable from Reeth National Park Centre, Hudson…

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Barns, Walls and Bridges

August 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along on this 4 mile (6.4km) walk in Herriot country and enjoy panoramic views over Upper Wensleydale.  Barns, walls and bridges are important features of Wensleydale and played a crucial part in the development of local industry and agriculture. The walk includes the woodland and waterfalls of Shaw Gill. A level 3 YDNPA walk; the route includes stiles, uneven ground and two short steep climbs. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips.…

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Iconic Landscapes of Upper Ribblesdale

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Horton-in-Ribblesdale National Park Car Park, Station Road
Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire BD24 0HE
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Walk starts from Horton-in-Ribblesdale NP car park. A stunning 7½ mile (12km) walk through classic limestone scenery with views of the Three Peaks, exploring the influence of humans on this special landscape. See glacial features and learn about the geology of the area. We will follow ancient Highways, sections of the Pennine Way, the Ribble Way and the Pennine Bridleway, including the award-winning new bridge across the Ribble at Far Moor. Hear about droving, farming, railways and quarrying. A level…

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‘Steam over Shap’ Talk

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Courthouse, Main Street
Shap, CA10 3NL
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Steam over Shap’ talk by Jean Scott-Smith The story of  the railway over Shap Fell at The Old Courthouse, Shap  CA10 3NL Places limited. Please book in advance. Tickets: £3 Art exhibition open from 6.45pm before the talk

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By Castle and Byway

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Join our experienced Dales Volunteers for a pretty 7 mile (11.3km) walk which takes us along idyllic Wensleydale byways and field paths between historic Bolton Castle, with its picturesque village and fine views across to Pen Hill, and Aysgarth Falls, the jewel of Lower Wensleydale. A level 4 YDNPA walk; the route includes steps, stiles, uneven ground and slight gradients across open countryside. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips. Bring a packed…

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Secret Squirrel

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

A 1½ mile (2.4km) guided walk in search of the charming Red Squirrels of Wensleydale. Join us on a search for tracks and signs of local wildlife, ending at the Snaizeholme Red Squirrel view point. Find out how we have managed to protect and record the squirrels both here and elsewhere in the Yorkshire Dales National Park over recent years. This is a must for wildlife spotters and photographers. Don't forget your binoculars, if you own a pair. It will be…

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Barbon to Casterton Round

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Barbon Village Hall, New Road
Barbon, Carnforth, LA6 2LL
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Walk starts from Barbon Village Hall, LA6 2LL Join us on this pleasant low-level 8 mile (12.9km) walk taking in fields and quiet country lanes in the valley of the River Lune, with lovely views across to the hills. There are several points of interest, including the Bronte sisters’ connection to Casterton and various country houses – Barbon Manor, Casterton Hall and Whelprigg, and the Roman road from Ribchester to Carlisle and the dismantled railway, both of which ran along the…

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Hawes Rural Heritage

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for this 5.5 mile (8.8km) walk in Herriot country, through fields and along old bridleways with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. We will look for evidence of old industries and traditional rural activities as we walk, including local hamlets, villages, barns and lime kilns. A level 3 YDNPA walk; the route includes steps, stiles, uneven ground and slight gradients. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy footwear with good grips. Packed lunch required. Dogs…

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Talk by The Stephenson Locomotive Society

August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Courthouse, Main Street
Shap, CA10 3NL
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Talk by the Stephenson Locomotive Society featuring railway images from the Percy Duff Collection at The Old Courthouse, Shap  CA10 3NL   7.30pm Places limited. Book in advance. Price: £3 Art exhibition open from 6.45pm before the talk

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Malham Landscape Trail

August 21 @ 11:15 am - 3:15 pm
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One event on 21-08-2019 at 11:15am

Malham National Park Centre, Malham North Yorkshire BD23 4DA United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for this classic walk that takes in the main features of Malham's spectacular limestone scenery, visiting enchanting woodland, Janet's Foss, the majestic gorge of Gordale Scar, an Iron Age village, and the world famous Malham Cove. A level 3 YDNPA walk on good paths with one section over rocks near Janet's Foss. There is one short climb, step stiles and steps down the side of Malham Cove.  Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather, sturdy footwear and bring…

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The Yorkshire Enlightenment

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Howards Museum, Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 4QN United Kingdom + Google Map

Thursday 22 August 7pm to 8.30pm £5 A number of enlightened Georgian thinkers lived and worked in Yorkshire; William Herschel composed his Richmond Symphony whilst staying in the town in 1760. Captain Cook was revealing the extent of the known world, aided by the work of John Harrison and his quest to solve the problem of Longitude.  This talk will stake a claim for some of the advances in science and the arts being rooted right here in our backyard.…

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Bat Walk – Aysgarth Falls

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Love bats? Come on a short walk looking for bats around Aysgarth Falls and Freeholders Wood with Tony from our wildlife team. We will walk down to the river and through the woods to discover where our bats like to fly and to learn more about these wonderful animals. Please bring a torch as we will be walking on uneven ground in the dark, and be prepared to stand around outside. This event will be cancelled in the event of…

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Hawes Town

Hawes Town Trail

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 21-05-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 18-06-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 23-07-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 25-08-2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 10-09-2019 at 2:00pm

Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join our experienced Dales Volunteers on this short 2.5 mile (3.5km) guided walk and explore the history of Hawes and the village of Gayle. Walking through this lovely market town, discover the origins of Wensleydale cheese, see where the railway once went and follow a section of the Pennine Way. A level 1 YDNPA guided walk. The route takes in some steps, stiles and slight gradients. Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather and sturdy shoes with good grips.…

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September 2019

Knitting through the Ages

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard Hawes North Yorkshire DL8 3NT United Kingdom + Google Map

Join Dales knitting expert Kate Trusson for a demonstration of traditional knitting with 4 needles and knitting sticks, using traditional Dales patterns. Included in museum admission.

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