Dedicate a tree

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. Dedicate a tree in the Yorkshire Dales today and help us restore hundreds of native, broadleaved woodlands which have been lost due to deforestation.

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Studfold's fairy & pixie trail


Until Sun 31 Aug. A magical time! Fairies and pixies appear at Studfold! Dress up and experience the spectacular maze of flowers and beauty of Nidderdale. Pick up a detectives clue sheet and discover the hidden secrets of Studfold. Explore the many activities along the Adventure Trail and find secret boxes. Uncover a world of nature.

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Say it with flowers. Hundreds of them.

A unique alternative to cut flowers, a Living Bouquet gift will help create a beautiful living area of wildflower hay meadow in the Yorkshire Dales for only £25. 

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Trainees Learn Rural Skills

Date of issue: 28 July 2014

A group of young trainees from across the Yorkshire Dales have been helping to construct shooting butts on the moors of the Ramsgill Estate near Pateley Bridge in Nidderdale.

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Welcome to the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

You can call us YDMT for short! We’re a small charity doing big things to help care for the landscape, economy and people in this very special place – the Yorkshire Dales.

Find out what we're doing in the Dales

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Current programmes

Flowers of the Dales Festival

The Flowers of the Dales Festival highlights the fantastic wildflowers and habitats we have in the Yorkshire Dales. Download your 2014 Festival Guide here!

Dales Woodland Restoration

Tree planting is perhaps what the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is most well known for. Since we first started out in 1996 we’ve helped to plant over one million trees in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas.

Hay Time

YDMT set up the Hay Time project in 2006 to help protect and restore the internationally important hay meadows of the Yorkshire Dales.

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From the blog

Posted: 17/07/2014 by ydmt

Wonderful Woodlands

In June we held two Open Days, offering our supporters the chance to visit Greenwood Leghe – our 2013/14 Supporter Woodland. Situated on the edge of Ingleton, the wood has been planted with 2220 native broadleaf trees, including large proportions of Rowan, Birch, Bird Cherry, Hazel, Alder and Holly. This woodland has been kindly supported […]
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