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Tourism in the Dales

Green tourism, responsible tourism, sustainable tourism - whichever of these terms you want to use, it is tourism which takes into account the needs of the environment, local residents, businesses and visitors; now and in the future.

In these pages you can find details of the range of support offered by the National Park Authority for tourism businesses, commissioned research to help you understand our visitors, the free-to-join Dales Tourism Network, some case studies of local businesses with inspiring ideas, and the Distinctly Dales project which could help you market your business.

To see a copy of our latest newsletters click the links below.

April 2019

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

Support for businesses

Find out about the range of support available for tourism businesses from the National Park Authority

Brilliant Businesses

A wide range of business case studies covering successful measures around sustainability and good business sense

Facts and figures

Trends in visitor numbers, surveys, useful reports on tourism and more ...

Funding for projects

Our Sustainable Development Fund can help individuals and businesses

Destination Dales

Information on the Destination Dales Group and Forum events.