Friends of the Dales is the brand name of the Yorkshire Dales Society, a registered charity. Please help us to keep the Dales
special and vibrant for years to come!
Help the Dales - Become a Friend of the Dales
We really need your support to help keep the Dales special and vibrant for years to come. Our summer promotion in the Dalesman
magazine has generated over 50 new members! a fantastic boost to our membership and the clout we have as a campaigning charity!
Thank you to all our Friends for their support!
Please join us or donate to support our charitable work to protect the Dales - you can use our secure online
payment - and you can Gift Aid your contibution too! Join us or Donate
Already a Friend - You can renew online!
Existing members of Friends of the Dales/Yorkshire Dales Society - you can now renew your subscriptions or
make a donation online using our secure online payment - just go to Renew Online
Follow us - on facebook,
twitter and instagram for fantastic photos of the Dales, and
Read about our campaigns and comments on major planning applications affecting the Dales.
January 2020 Ride2Stride Full Programme
We have four fantastic day walks in the Ride2Stride walking festival this year, see our events page for full info (and of our other events this spring) and download
the full Ride2Stride programme of walks and music!
October 2019. Dalesbus Winter Timetable
The new winter timetable for the bus services provided by our Social Enterprise Dalesbus is now available below.
Donations are always welcome to fund the costs of running these services – please email Ann for more details – email@example.com
August 2019. Our updated membership leaflet is now available and we are working to distribute copies throughout
the Dales and further afield. Please do get in touch if you would like some copies to put out in your local area.
July 2019. Julian Glover, leading the Designated Landscapes Review, has issued his interim findings in the letter
below, with the final report expected in the autumn. Lots of positives, though not so much focus on the social and economic challenges facing areas like the Dales.
2 May 2019. News - Clapham primary school to stay open, thanks to local campaigners, who we were pleased to
support. See Craven
Press coverage from the Craven Herald
This website is operated by the Yorkshire Dales Society, a registered charity (Charity Number 515384) and a company limited by guarantee (Company Number 1822908).
Our Charitable Objects are 1) To promote for the benefit of the public, the conservation of the landscape, biodiversity and cultural heritage of
the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and adjacent areas, and the social and economic wellbeing of its local communities;and to encourage others to engage with,understand,enjoy and protect these areas,
and 2) In pursuance of the above, to advance the education of the public.