• The cows going to the field after being milked
    • by Charlotte Madley (aged six)
    • Taken in Askrigg, where Charlotte watches the cows walks past her house each day. Objective B7 in the Management Plan aims to establish a partnership to deliver learning and training for schools or groups about the special qualities of the National Park.

    • Curious ram
    • by Peter Swan
    • Taken at Langcliffe, near the Jubilee cave. The Swaledale sheep is a common sight in the Yorkshire Dales - livestock farming is deeply interwoven into local life and culture.

    • Swallow fledglings
    • by David Higgins
    • Taken in a farm porch in Raydale. Objective A1 in the Management Plan aims to support farmers and landowners to deliver a wide range of environmental benefits by maintaining at least 90% of the National Park in ‘Environmental Stewardship’ Agreements.

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Looking over the River Wharfe, photographed by Alice Winterburn (aged 17)
Looking over the River Wharfe
Photographed by Alice Winterburn (aged 17)
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A traditional pastoral landscape created by livestock farmers over several centuries.

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