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Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom

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April 2019

Wild about Dormice

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 17-04-2019 at 2:00pm

Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Meet at Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre. What is it like being a dormouse? Are they really our sleepiest animal? What do they eat? Two hours of wild fun discovering what life is like for our teeny tiny dormice and how we can help them survive in the Dales. This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get muddy! This activity will run twice; 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00  -…

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Wild about Dormice

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Meet at Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre. What is it like being a dormouse? Are they really our sleepiest animal? What do they eat? Two hours of wild fun discovering what life is like for our teeny tiny dormice and how we can help them survive in the Dales. This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get muddy! This activity will run twice; 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00  -…

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May 2019

Wildflowers at Aysgarth

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Join Tony Serjeant from our wildlife team to walk amongst the bluebells. Learn how to identify the spring flowers of Freeholders Wood and find out how the woods are managed with traditional coppicing and how that benefits the local wildlife. There’s a lot to discover in this fascinating woodland! A level 1 YDNPA walk; 1.5 miles, the walk is barrier free on fairly level ground and is accessible for some wheelchairs. The ground may be muddy after rain. Please wear…

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Wildflowers and Woodland Walk

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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A pretty 6 mile Wensleydale walk from Aysgarth to Castle Bolton and back, via Aysgarth Falls, led by woodland experts from YDNPA and YDMT. We hope to enjoy carpets of spring flowers in Freeholders Wood including bluebells, primroses and early purple orchids. We’ll also walk through St Joseph’s Wood, which YDMT supporters helped us to plant in 1998/99. Lunch at Bolton Castle tearooms en route (extra charge). Sorry, no dogs. Booking is essential. Contact YDMT on 015242 51002 or email info@ydmt.org

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July 2019

Falls, Freeholders and Flagstones

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Walk starts from Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre near Leyburn DL8 3TH An easy 5 mile (8.0km) walk with some gradients, stiles and uneven ground around the fascinating landscape of Carperby parish. Join our experienced Dales volunteers to find out more about the fascinating history of Carperby. A village where residents still have traditional rights over coppiced timber and the layout has been little changed over the centuries the history of this small area is full of interest; and the…

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Be a Ranger for a day – family event

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Join us for the Year of Green action and lend our rangers a helping hand! Join one of our Rangers for a practical conservation day, and experience for yourself the work they do to look after our stunning National Park countryside. We supply the tools – you do the work! all you need is lots of enthusiasm, an adult to do your work come with you, a drink and a packed lunch. Expect to get dirty! These days involve the use…

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August 2019

Go Wild!

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Fabulous Flowers. Flowers for long tongues, flowers that look like insects, flowers that eat insects – why are they all different? Come and investigate the world of wildflowers and their friends with us. Come and join in the fun and learn about our wonderful wildlife. This free drop-in event is for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds, with lots of science and craft based activities. We will be Stream Dipping too, so you can see  how many different water creatures you can…

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Wild About Owls

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Meet at Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre. Discover the secret life of owls, dissect an owl pellet, do some owly crafts. Lots of things to do and make. This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get muddy! Bring wellies and a change of clothes. This event is an accessible event suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children and unaccompanied adults…

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Wild About Owls

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 07-08-2019 at 2:00pm

Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Meet at Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre. Discover the secret life of owls, dissect an owl pellet, do some owly crafts. Lots of things to do and make. This is an outdoor event please come prepared for the weather on the day and be ready to get muddy! Bring wellies and a change of clothes. This event is an accessible event suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children and unaccompanied adults…

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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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Go Wild!

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Magnificent Mammals. We all love our cute and furry mammals! But do you know how many there are in the Yorkshire Dales? Join us to find out more. Come and join in the fun and learn about our wonderful wildlife. This free drop-in event is for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds, with lots of science and craft based activities. We will be Stream Dipping too, so you can see  how many different water creatures you can find. All you need to…

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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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Pop Up Shop in Aysgarth National Park Centre

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Come and meet a local producer and view their wares on August 27th at the Aysgarth National Park Centre.

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Go Wild!

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Woodland Wonder  Woodlands are more than just the sum of their trees!  Come and investigate the complex mix of animals, insects and plant in our woodlands!  Come and join in the fun and learn about our Fantastic National Parks and wonderful wildlife. This drop-in event is for accompanied 5 to 12 year olds, with lots of science and craft based activities. We will be Stream Dipping too (weather permitting); how many water creatures can you find? All you need to bring is…

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September 2019

Falls, Freeholders and Flagstones

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 01-09-2019 at 1:00pm

Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Walk starts from Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre near Leyburn DL8 3TH An easy 5 mile (8.0km) walk with some gradients, stiles and uneven ground around the fascinating landscape of Carperby parish. Join our experienced Dales volunteers to find out more about the fascinating history of Carperby. A village where residents still have traditional rights over coppiced timber and the layout has been little changed over the centuries the history of this small area is full of interest; and the…

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Bushcraft for Adults

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Come and join us on a practical woodland session exploring a coppiced area of Freeholders Wood. Activities will include cooking on an open fire - halloumi, blackberries and foraged herbs will feature- and for the more adventurous try coffee made from beech nuts or dandelion roots! There will be the chance to have a go at identifying plants, trees and flowers, animal print and habitat. Also wood crafts; making an item to take home, decorating a wood truckle and drawing…

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Butter Making and Cheese Tasting

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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Have you ever had a go at making butter? It's quicker and easier than you might think! To link in with the cheese festival, our very own butter expert, Philip Jolley, will show you how to create butter. You can try it on a cracker here, or take it home. Also try some local cheeses with local preserves; it's what Wensleydale is famous for!

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October 2019

The Enchanted Wood Halloween Trail

October 19 - November 3
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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The witches that live in Freeholders Woods have had their frogs stolen by some naughty woodland elves. How will they make their spells? Can you help find the frogs? Do the spooky scavenger hunt, find some skeleton leaves and traces of midnight hunters- but be careful, you might get spooked!

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Spooktastic Fun!

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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A fun-filled day of free Halloween activities in Freeholders Wood. Make some magic potions or spooky badges. Decorate a biscuit with a really scary face and eat it if you dare! All sorts of fearful fun for everyone!

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If You Go Down To The Woods…..

October 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3TH United Kingdom
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A thrilling opportunity to experience the woods at dusk. Join our qualified forest school event leader Kirsten Civil to create stick wind chimes and spirits of the forest floor art. With storytelling as you cook round the campfire. Supervised under 16s only - sorry no under 3s. There are only 15 spaces available, so book your place soon!

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