The North Craven Heritage Trust was formed to foster interest in and care for the distinctive character and heritage of North Craven by:

- encouraging high standards of planning   and architecture

- stimulating public interest in and care for   the beauty, character and heritage of the   area

- encouraging the preservation, protection   and sympathetic development of   features of historic or public interest




Helping to safeguard the distinctive beauty, character

and heritage of North Craven in North Yorkshire


The Trust’s area of interest covers the following Civil Parishes:

Airton, Arncliffe, Austwick, Bentham, Burton-in-Lonsdale, Clapham cum Newby, Giggleswick, Halton Gill, Halton West, Hanlith, Hawkswick, Hellifield, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ingleton, Kirkby Malham, Langcliffe, Lawkland, Litton, Long Preston, Malham, Malham Moor, Nappa, Otterburn, Rathmell, Scosthrop, Settle, Stainforth, Swinden, Thornton-in-Lonsdale and Wigglesworth.




NCHT visit to Browsholme:
Tuesday 2 May 2017
for further details click here

NCHT Summer Outing:
Wedsday 7 June 2016 'More Pele Towers in the Penrith Area'
(Pre-booked only)
to download programme click here


Forthcoming Events

Wednesday 15 February 2017 at 2.30pm Long Preston Village Hall
In simple and squalid garb - George Walker's Costume of Yorkshire Dr John Hargreaves, Halifax Antiquarian Society

Tuesday 7 March 2017 at 7.30pm Austwick Village Hall
Meadow Links Tanya St.Pierre, Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

Thursday 6 April 2017 at 7.30pm Clapham Village Hall
A History of Common Land in the Yorkshire Dales Professor Angus Winchester

Saturday 29 April 2017 10.30am Meet by Main gates of Lister Park
Royal Geographic Society walk around the Mannningham part of Bradford (pre-booking essential: full details on NCHT events sheet) Peter Nias NCHT contact John Asher map

Tuesday 2 May 2017 10.15am Meet in Tithe Barn, Browsholme Hall
Talk “Creating a Brownian Style Landscape at Browsholme Hall" followed by tour of the gardens, lunch and a tour of the hall Ruth Thurnhill (pre-booking essential: full details under 'News') map

Wednesday 7 June 2017 10.15am Meet by St Cuthbert's Church, Clifton
David Johnson’s 15th SUMMER OUTING to 'More Pele Towers in the Penrith Area' (pre-booking before Easter: full details under 'News') Dr David Johnson d.johnson.50@btinternet.com (01729 822915 evenings only) map

Tuesday 27 June 2017 2.00pm Meet outside Queens Arms, Litton
The Hay Meadows of Littondale Rae Lonsdale (pre-booking essential: full details on NCHT events sheet) map

Thursday 7 September 2017 at 7.30pm St John's Methodist Church, Settle
The Vikings in Yorkshire Professor Joyce Hill

Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.00pm (note time) Victoria Hall, Settle
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Members only): followed by talk "History of Artisan Cheesemaking" with samples to follow Andy Swinscoe

Thursday 23 November 2017 at 2.30pm Clapham Village Hall
Craven in Domesday Book and Beyond Dr Fiona Edmonds

Sunday 10 December 2017 2.15pm Meet at the Folly, Settle (At The Folly for Mince pies at 3.00pm)
MINCE PIE WALK: "Water under Settle" Dr Mike Slater map


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