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Living & Working


Visit the Dales


Other services

We offer support and guidance to residents and local businesses.

Receive FREE expert one-to-one advice from our Farming and Trees & Woodlands teams in person at our Orton and Kirkby Lonsdale offices on an alternating fortnightly basis.  

  • 1st Monday of the month - Trees & Woodlands (Orton), Farming (Kirkby Lonsdale)
  • 3rd Monday of the month - Farming (Orton), Trees & Woodlands (Kirkby Lonsdale)

Booking is not essential, but is advised to ensure the appropriate advisor is available. Contact the teams on 0300 456 0030 and or to find out more.

Local tourism businesses may find our Tourism in the Dales section helpful.

We can give advice about rights of way. Maybe you have a question about using the National Park brand, setting up an interpretation board or would like to read our Dales newspaper?

Funding for projects

Our Sustainable Development Fund can help individuals and businesses

Find out how your business or organisation can use the National Park branding

Meet the Rangers

Find out about our team of Rangers, what they do and how to get in touch with them.

Education visits

Find out how to have a guided walk as part of a school trip to the Dales.