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Going wild in the Dales

Thursday 21 July 2005

HOLIDAYING youngsters - and their parents - are being invited to spend some of their holidays learning about the huge variety of wildlife in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

An exhibition aimed at making wildlife study fun is to be launched at the Dales Countryside Museum at Hawes on July 30.

Organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority the exhibition is called Wild At Heart. It aims to help children understand more about the huge variety in the natural world around them and will run until September 15.

The museum is also staging a series of lunchtime wildlife lectures starting at 12.30pm each Thursday throughout August.

These are just a few of the many events being organised by the national park authority over the holiday period. Others are:

2 August: Spinning a yarn…, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

3 August: Kisdon Classic Circular Guided Walk, Farmers Arms pub, Muker,11.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

3 August: Art in the Park, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

3 August: Leadmining on Grassington Moor, Yarnbury, Grassington 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690.

4 August: Lunchtime Wildlife Lecture, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 12.30 to 13.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

7 August: Traditional Quilting, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 10.30 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

7 August: Malham Heritage Trail, Malham NPC, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

7 August: Pathfinder Beginners Course, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 10.15 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

7 August: Grinton Mines & Mills Guided Walk, Grinton Youth Hostel (SE 048976), 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

7 August: Aysgarth Stroll, Aysgarth Falls NPC, 14.00 to 15.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 662910.

7 August: Nuns' Steps and Miners' Tracks, Reeth NPC, 12.20 to 17.30. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

8 August: Cromwell was Here Guided Walk, Malham NPC, 11.00 to 15.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

9 August: Discovering Deepdale, Dent Parish Council car park, 13.00 to 17.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

10 August: Blea Moor Train & Boots Walk, Ribblehead Station, 11.45 to 17.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

10 August: The Craven Lime Works Guided Walk, Craven Limeworks, Stainforth, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

10 August: Art in the Park, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

11 August: Woodland Birds of the Yorkshire Dales, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 12.30 to 13.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

12 August: Batwatch, Bolton Abbey village hall, 20.00 to 22.00. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690. Booking essential.

13 August: Where Did All the Water Go? Guided Walk, Street Gate, Malham, 11.30 to 15.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

14 August: Heritage on Foot - Rocks & Scenery Guided Walk, Ingleton Community Centre, 10.00 to 17.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

14 August: Grinton Mines & Mills Guided Walk, Grinton Youth Hostel (SE 048976), 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

14 August: On High Between Kettlewell & Grassington Guided Walk, Grassington National Park car park, 11.00 to 15.00. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690.

17 August: Nature Discovery Walk, Aysgarth Falls NPC, 11.00 to 13.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 662910.

17 August: Art in the Park, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

17 August: East Cowgill Circular Guided Walk, Dent Station, 12.30 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

18 August: Shaping the Dales Guided Walk, Aysgarth NPC, 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 663434.

18 August: Badgers, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 12.30 to 13.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

19 August: Batwatch, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 20.00 to 22.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

20 August: Settle Heritage Trail, Settle TIC, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

21 August: Malham Heritage Trail, Malham NPC, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

21 August: Elgars Enigma Guided Walk, Stainforth National Park car park, 10.30 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

21 August: Leadmining Guided Walk, Red Lion Inn, Langthwaite, 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

21 August: Hawes Town Trail, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.15 to 16.15. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

23 August: Roving with Ranger Phil!, Grassington NPC, 11.00 to 15.00. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690. Booking essential.

24 August: Art in the Park, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

24 August: Stone Mines & Stone Circles Guided Walk, Aysgarth Falls NPC, 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 662910.

25 August: Birds of the Yorkshire Dales, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 12.30 to 13.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

25 August: Waterfalls, Caves & Kilns Guided Walk, Stainforth National Park car park, 11.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 652380.

25 August: Old Gang Mines & Mills, Surrender Bridge, Swaledale (SD988999), 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01748 884059.

27 August: Landscape Photography (The Basics), Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes,10.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

28 August: Above the Wharfe between Kettlewell and Starbotton Guided Walk, Kettlewell National Park car park, 11.00 to 15.00. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690.

28 August: By Castle and Byway Ramble, Castle Bolton National Park car park, 11.00 to 17.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 662910.

28 August: Landscape Photography (The Practical), Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 10.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

31 August: Art in the Park, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.00. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210. Booking essential.

31 August: Hardraw Hike, Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01969 666210.

31 August: Leadmining on Grassington Moor, Yarnbury, nr Grassington, 14.00 to 16.30. Contact telephone number: 01756 751690.


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