Yorkshire Dales National Park

Yorkshire Dales National Park

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Park Details

Yorkshire Dales National Park was established in 1954, and has a total area of 538,213 acres (841 square miles, or 2,179 square kilometers).

Address Leyburn, England, DL8 3EL
Entrance FeeFree
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Yorkshire Dales National Park is the 8th most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Yorkshire Dales National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Yorkshire Dales National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Yorkshire Dales National Park are July, September, April & May.

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Avg Temp383943475357616056504339
Max Temp454754596669717267615246
Avg Temp313132353943474744413532
Min Temp242424262934383933302724
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Yorkshire Dales National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Yorkshire Dales National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Lake District National Park60 km
North York Moors National Park84 km
Peak District National Park99 km
Northumberland National Park128 km
Snowdonia National Park164 km
Brecon Beacons National Park271 km
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park275 km
Wicklow Mountains National Park298 km
The Broads National Park304 km
Cairngorms National Park329 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Yorkshire Dales National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Yorkshire Dales National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Manchester AirportMANManchester, 95 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 196 km
Edinburgh AirportEDIEdinburgh, 209 km
Glasgow International AirportGLAPaisley, Renfrewshire, 236 km
Belfast International AirportBFSBelfast, 267 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 285 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 303 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Leeds Bradford AirportLBALeeds, 49 km
Teesside International AirportMMEDarlington, Durham, 58 km
Blackpool International AirportBLKBlackpool, 75 km
Newcastle AirportNCLNewcastle, 97 km
Liverpool John Lennon AirportLPLLiverpool, 107 km
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield AirportDSADoncaster, 110 km
Humberside AirportHUYGrimsby, 137 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.