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Ribblehead Landscape Enhancements

  • Posted On: 24 May 2018
Ribblehead Landscape Enhancements The iconic Ribblehead Viaduct is probably England’s most famous railway viaduct.  The site is well visited and heavily used by thousands of people accessing the Yorkshire Three Peaks and supporting charity walks, often in large numbers. However, this usage, together with ad hoc parking and camping, has led to significant erosion problems and seasonal vegetation damage around the viaduct, historical construction site and roadside verges, with this damage increased by severe...

Celebrating the success of our Rural Trainees

  • Posted On: 4 May 2018
Celebrating the success of our Rural Trainees

18-months has passed very quickly, which led us to saying good-bye to Chloë and Tom. We are sad to see them go, but so proud of their achievements. Read more to see what they are getting up to now.


New Ribblehead Visitor Centre and exhibition opens

  • Posted On: 30 October 2017
New Ribblehead Visitor Centre and exhibition opens

The exhibition describes the building of Ribblehead Viaduct and Blea Moor tunnel and what life was like for the workers and their families.


New Tramper Provides Access for All to Ingleborough Cave

An all-terrain powered wheelchair is opening up the foothills of Ingleborough, including the UK’s only fully wheelchair accessible showcave, to people who have difficulty walking.

  • Posted On: 17 October 2017
New Tramper Provides Access for All to Ingleborough Cave

The chair, known as a tramper, is available free of charge by pre-arrangement from the entrance to the Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail in Clapham, the gateway to some of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s finest limestone scenery.

 


Countryside Days - Schools Out

  • Posted On: 27 July 2017
Countryside Days - Schools Out

Mid-June saw two hectic but successful Countryside Days at Harrogate, a partnership event with Dales Countryside Museum. Thousands of school children from across Yorkshire and beyond converged on the Great Yorkshire Showground to enjoy an action-packed day of fun and education at the annual Countryside Days. Schools Out ran five workshops of hands-on living history activities each day and received very positive feedback. This event provides opportunities to engage harder-to-reach schools from further afield, as well as good networking opportunities. We will be back next year and we might even dress up!


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