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Moorland, Crags & CavesYorkshire Dales

With wide-open heather moorland framed by dramatic rock formations, wildflower meadows and echoes of a lost, industrial past, The Yorkshire Dales are a uniquely beautiful example of heritage and nature existing hand-in-hand. Go caving in the number-one caving area in Britain, wander the snaking pathways that sidle through open countryside, quaint villages, by rivers and past waterfalls. Whatever the weather, this is a fascinating landscape filled with folklore, history, nature and tales of old.

The Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire Dales National Park is in the Pennine Hills area of Northern England, a picturesque area of upland, famed for its vast expanses of heather moorland and intricate cave systems. The National Park incorporates much but not all of the Dales within its boundaries.

Explore the Yorkshire Dales

Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment

Local Guides

Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Coasteering, Climbing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking

    Northern Outdoor

    NE70 7JT

    Northern Outdoor is an adventure and activities operator located in Northumberland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, coasteering, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside a range of accommodation and catering options.

  • Gorge Walking, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    Adventure Tech UK

    Adventure Tech UK

    Adventure Tech UK is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located in North Yorkshire.

    They offer canyoning, climbing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Climbing, Canoeing, Kayaking

    Mynydd Outdoor Adventure

    Lletai House, Glanyrafon Road, Pencoed, Bridgend CF35 5PR, United Kingdom

    Mynydd Outdoor Adventure is an outdoor adventure specialist located near Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Rafting, Zip lining, Climbing

    Adventure North Wales

    Bala LL23 7YA, United Kingdom

    Adventure North Wales is an outdoor adventure operator located near Snowdonia National Park.

    They offer canyoning, white water rafting, zip lining and climbing for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside a range of accommodation and catering options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    Hawk Adventures

    31 Orchard Street, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4ER, United Kingdom

    Hawk Adventures is an outdoor adventure operator located in South Wales.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, canoeing, kayaking and climbing for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside a range of accommodation  options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Surfing, Rafting

    Big Blue Adventures

    Big Blue Adventures, Cardiff, United Kingdom

    Big Blue Adventures is an outdoor adventure operator located in South Wales.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, surfing and white water rafting for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside a range of accommodation, catering and transport options.

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