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 Salmon Walk


A scenic 5 mile walk around Stainforth, including a visit to Stainforth Foss where we may be lucky enough to see the salmon leaping up the waterfalls.

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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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£25,000 for Yorkshire Charity

Date of issue: 1 October 2015

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded an extra £1.575 million to long-term supported charities.

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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, environment, communities and economy in this very special place – the Yorkshire Dales.

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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: 22/09/2015 by ydmt

Happy Birthday!

Hip hip hurrah! People’s Postcode Lottery has just celebrated ten fantastic years of players raising funds for charities and good causes like YDMT! Players have now raised more than £80 million, supporting over 1,500 national and local grassroots projects. In fact over 95% of postcodes across Britain have a benefitting charity in their region. The […]
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