Today is Yorkshire Day a time to celebrate all that is fabulous in this amazing county!
The Yorkshire Dales National Park has increased in size.
How will it change?
24% increase in the National Park’s size
841 square miles. The new total land mass of the park. An increase of 161 sq miles
- 71% of the park is in North Yorkshire. The rest is in Cumbria and Lancashire
- 23,637 people will now live within the park’s boundaries. An increase of 3,876