Celebrating Yorkshire Day & the expansion of the National Park

Today is Yorkshire Day a time to celebrate all that is fabulous in this amazing county!

 

And………..

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

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