The Official Web Site of the Dales Way Association  

Why should I make a donation to the Dales Way Association?

If you have walked or plan to walk the Dales Way, or simply care about its future, your donation enables the Association to pursue its objectives to ensure that the Dales Way Long Distance Footpath and appropriate link paths, are properly maintained and way marked. Also to examine opportunities for improving the route either by means of footpath creations or diversions.

Our means of communication is our website, All the information you need to know before you set out for your walk, or just to keep up to date can be found here.

The funds allow financial support to be provided to the various authorities along the route for essential improvements e.g. bridges, finger posts etc making the Dales Way a safe and enjoyable experience.

The Dales Way Association donated to the following projects:        

Crosdale Beck bridge. September 2011

Crosdale Beck bridge

The Dales Way seat at Bowness was broken and repaired in 2011 by a local craftsman, paid for by the Association.

Damaged seat Repaired seat
Dales Way seat was damaged.  Now repaired. 

The finger post at the BOAT junction near Cleabarrow. Before and after the Lake district National Park Authority repaired it. We helped with the cost. 

Finger Post before.  Finger Post repaired 
Finger Post damaged.  Now repaired. 

You can donate online securely with PayPal using a credit or debit card by clicking below:

Or you can donate by sending cheques, made out to The Dales Way Association, to:

The Dales Way Association, PO Box 334, Shipley, BD18 9DZ


The Dales Way Association, PO Box 334, Shipley, BD18 9DZ