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Dales Rocks: geology and more!

The Yorkshire Dales National Park was designated in 1954 in large part due to its stunning geology. The Dales Rocks website has been designed to help you explore and learn more about this special part of the Yorkshire Dales.

Baxenghyll Gorge sees the River Doe flowing through folded greywackes on the Ingleton Waterfalls walk (Stephen Oldfield)
Smardale Gill Viaduct, built of local red Ashfell Sandstone. View looking south with the Howgills in the distance. © M. Byron
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An introduction to the fascinating geology of Ribblesdale, Chapel-le-Dale and Ingleborough

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Westmorland Dales

An introduction to the geology of the newest part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

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An introduction to the geology of beautiful Swaledale

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Discover walks; geocaches and so much more. All the sites mentioned on the website are included on our interactive map.

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