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Hawes National Park Centre
Hawes, North Dales

Details for Hawes National Park Centre

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The Hawes National Park Centre offers a wealth of information about the local area and community. The centre has a conference and educational learning facility as well as a souvenir and gift shop. The centre is open daily throughout the summer months.

The ancient market town of Hawes has a fascinating history and is well visited by tourists, eager to find out about the local area and the lives of the Dales people. The National Park Centre is dedicated to providing as much information as possible from its premises in the towns' museum. The Dales Countryside Museum, housed in the old Hawes railway station holds a collection of interesting life objects and memorabilia about the Dales dating back to prehistoric times and the National Park Centre is part of the information service offered to visitors here.

Visiting the centre is a great way to spend a few hours, learning about the life and times of the Hawes townsfolk and finding out where to go, what to look out for and what to do. The research area and interactive educational exhibits on display are fascinating for all ages and offer a fun and unique way of appreciating the wonders of this delightful area. All the usual maps and guides are available to help visitors make the most of their time in the Dales and the gift shop also stocks a good selection of books, O.S maps and walking guides. A local weather forecast service is available and there is always a friendly member of staff on hand to offer their local knowledge.

Please check opening times before your journey as they do vary throughout the network.


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Hawes National Park Centre
Burtersett Road
North Yorkshire
01969 666210

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