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The Yorkshire Dales National Park is in northern England. It has thousands of square miles of moors, valleys, hills and villages. With limestone cave systems are a major area for caving and numerous walking trails run through the hills and dales. The scenery in the Dales is green upland pastures separated by dry-stone walls and grazed by sheep and cattle, many of the walks will go via public footpaths through farmers fields, so often dogs are required to be on a lead.

 Buckden Pike a 7 mile walk on good paths, open moorland and unmade tracks.   3-5 hours walking

Whernside tallest of the Yorkshire 3 peaks.

Approx. 9 mile circular on good paths

4-7 hours walking depending on age.

Approx. 4 miles  visiting Catrigg force and Stainforth force.  2-3 hours walking

Parking available



Information on the heritage, landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales. Find out about accomodation, things too do or places to eat.

Stump Cross Caverns is a truly unique place to visit. Explore the beauty of our natural show cave. An ideal activity whatever the weather, Stump Cross Caverns is all under cover with designated walkways for you to follow

At Yorkshire Dales Guides, we are extremely passionate about the area we’ve come to call home, and we’d love to share the landscape, history and some of our favourite places with you! You may have a walk in mind, or would like us to provide some bespoke routes for you to choose from based on your interests and ability.

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