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Drystone walls and field barns in Swaledale
Photographer: YDNPA
Drystone walls and field barns in Swaledale
  • The Yorkshire Dales National Park was established in 1954.
  • 19,761 people live in the National Park (Office of National Statistics 2012).
  • It covers 1,761.8 square kilometres (680 square miles).
  • The National Park is administered by an Authority of 22 members.
  • The Authority employs approximately 130 staff (around 100 full-time equivalent).

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