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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YDMT Choral Concert

Bolton Abbey Church

'From an English Country Garden' An evening of song performed by St Paulinus Singers of Ripon to raise money for YDMT.

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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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These Boots were made for Walking

Date of issue: 16 April 2014

Groups from disadvantaged urban backgrounds can now enjoy exploring the countryside whatever the weather or time of year thanks to a donation from Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation.

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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.

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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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Posted: 07/02/2014 by ydmt

School help design show garden

Earlier this week we spent an exciting morning with some of the lovely pupils at Bainbridge Church of England Primary School and award-winning garden designer Chris Myers. The youngsters, aged 7-9, have very kindly agreed to help us plan and design a mini ‘Pocket Garden’ full of spring wildflowers native to the Yorkshire Dales to display […]
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