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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Ranger for a day

Thurs 28th May

Come and experience the day in the life of a National Trust Ranger.

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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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Gift Your Gear

Date of issue: 20 May 2015

Pre-loved outdoor clothing donated by generous individuals across the region is enabling people from disadvantaged backgrounds to enjoy the Yorkshire Dales countryside, no matter what the weather may throw at them.

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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

This annual festival highlights the fantastic wildflowers and habitats we have in the Yorkshire Dales through a collection of over 100 events across the Dales.

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: 08/05/2015 by ydmt

An insight into lambing in the Dales and volunteering

Spring has got to be one of the most exciting times of year, full of new life and the promise of things to come. It is the time of year when our outreach work begins again in earnest, and already this year more than 70 people have taken part in our People and the DALES […]
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