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Woodland and its flora feature in Yorkshire Dales events in October

[Tuesday 26 September 2006]
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Autumn activities in the Yorkshire Dales

MUSHROOMS, fruit and seeds will feature in some of the activities organised for visitors to the Yorkshire Dales throughout October.

As well as a variety of guided walks, National Park Authority staff have organised a seed collecting day in Aysgarth woods and hands-on craft sessions, including one celebrating traditional apples, and mushroom trails round parts of the stunning countryside.

There's something for everyone to see and do and one of the new walks for this autumn is accessible by pushchair and wheelchair.

The full list of activities is:

  • 3 October: Spinning a Yarn, Dales Countryside Museum, 2pm to 4pm. Contact: 01969 666210.

  • 8 October: A Ribble Ramble, Settle Tourist Information Centre, 11am to 3pm. Contact: 01729 825192.

  • 8 October: Seed Collecting Day, Aysgarth Falls National Park Centre, 10.30am to 3.30pm. Booking essential. Contact: 01969 662910.

  • 22 October: Watercolour Demonstration and Workshop, Dales Countryside Museum, 10am to 4pm. Contact: 01969 666210.

  • 22 October: Apple Day, Dales Countryside Museum, 11am to 4pm. Contact: 01969 666210.

  • 23 October: Children's Craft Workshop, Dales Countryside Museum, 2pm to 4pm. Contact: 01969 666210.

  • 25 October: Malham Landscape Trail, Malham National Park Centre, 11am to 3pm. Contact: 01969 652380.

  • 25 October: Fungi of Grass Wood, Grass Wood quarry car park, 2pm to 5pm. Contact: 01756 751690.

  • 27 October: Children's Craft Workshop, Dales Countryside Museum, 2pm to 4pm. Contact: 01969 666210.

  • 29 October: Malham Heritage Trail, Malham National Park Centre, 2pm to 4pm. Contact: 01969 652380.

  • 29 October: Fungal Trail at Bolton Abbey. Cavendish Pavilion, Bolton Abbey Estate, 12pm to 3pm. Booking essential. Wheelchair/pushchair accessible with battery operated vehicles available to borrow, weather permitting. First come first served. Contact: 01756 751690.

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