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Extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks Approved!

23/10/2015
This magnificent limestone pavement overlooking the Orton Valley will now fall within the Yorkshire Dales National Park . C . Paxton photo.
This magnificent limestone pavement overlooking the Orton Valley will now fall within the Yorkshire Dales National Park . C . Paxton photo.

This magnificent limestone pavement overlooking the Orton Valley will now fall within the Yorkshire Dales National Park . C . Paxton photo.

The Secretary of State has decided to approve extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Further information can be found here

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-parks-extensions-to-the-lake-district-and-yorkshire-dales-parks

and please see this page for the key maps that show the extensions

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/lake-district-and-yorkshire-dales-national-parks-boundary-changes-confirmed

The additional lands represent some of the finest landscapes in the Eden Valley, Cumbria and are dotted with ancient monuments such as the great Gamelands Neolithic stone circle, one of the largest in Cumbria.

Gamelands stone circle with Knott Hill behind are a favourite stop for Coast to Coast walkers.

Gamelands stone circle with Knott Hill behind are a favourite stop for Coast to Coast walkers.

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