• through fields
    • Through the Fields, Muker
    • by Mat Robinson
    • Taken at Muker in Swaledale. Objective B2 in the Management Plan aims to ensure that rights of way are maintained and promoted with at least 90% being deemed ‘easy to use’ each year.

  • dragon fly
    • Golden Ringed Dragonfly on quarried rock
    • by Michael Cardus
    • Taken at Dry Rigg Quarry, Helwith Bridge. Objective C5 in the Management Plan aims to establish baseline population estimates for all monitorable priority species by 2016, and set targets to get the population of these species stable or increasing.

  • About this photo

Home to stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and rich heritage; resilient, self-reliant and welcoming communities; and brilliant opportunities for recreation - the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a very special place.

This Management Plan sets out our ambitions for how the National Park will be looked after over the next five to ten years. It will guide and focus the work that we will do to secure a prosperous future for the National Park and its communities.

To get the most up to date information about the National Park Management Plan, please visit the Latest News page.

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Extensive areas where a true sense of tranquility, remoteness and solitude can still be found, which is rare in England today.

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