Welcome to The Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales are renowned for outstanding scenery containing a wide range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage..

A wonderful place to visit or live, the region around the Yorkshire Dales and the National Park offers a fantastic base for recreation and peaceful relaxation and a haven for wildlife.

Established in 1954 and covering an area of 1,762 square kilometres, the National Park sits across the central Pennines in the counties of North Yorkshire and Cumbria from Richmond and Hawes in the North, to Skipton in the Southern dales.

Find a wide range of cottage holiday accommodation in the yorkshire dales, locate walks and hiking routes for great days out with hints and tips for getting the best out of walking in the dales.

Check out campsites and caravan sites and see our favourite locations for camping in the Yorkshire Dales and in-depth guides to the towns and villages around the national park.

Yorkshire Dales Cottages are now available for 2012, with a wide selection around Yorkshire.