Forthcoming Events

The 2024 dates for our four themed weeks are now fixed in the village calendar:

Zero Waste Week: 11th – 16th March

Wildlife Week: 22nd – 29th June

Water Week: 13th – 20th July

Zero Carbon Week: 23rd – 28th September

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Water Points of Interest

If you’re out and about in the village do keep your eyes out for the becks and watercourses where you will see some interesting signs of wildlife and wildlife habitat. We have compiled a list of things to see and where to see them as “Points of Interest” or “POIs”.

Click here to download a multi-themed map, and click here to see an article published by the Yorkshire Dales Society in October 2023 showing our key sites in the village

 Map POI     Place     Theme   
1   Burnside   River level recorder, trout, grey wagtail, vegetation  
2a   Old First School Site   Back Beck and Children’s access steps  
2b   Bridge 55   Trout pool  
3   School Wetland Reserve   Pond and scrapes for Primary School  
5   Dawson Crossley Field   Recreation, beach, balsam, dippers  
6   North St. Footbridge   Town Beck, signal crayfish, surface water drain  
7   Church Field Fishponds   Medieval fish ponds, archaeology, restoration  
8   Church Field Footbridge   Crayfish, trout, stone loach, change  
10   River Wharfe   Town Beck confluence, Wharfe fish and birds  
11   Low Mill Weir   Fish passage, water quality  
15   Saw Mill Dam   History, trees, ducks, water level  
16   Aynholme Bridge   Goit take off, blockage problems, beck confluence