GEOGRAPHY OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES WEBINAR
With Mark Reid FRGS
Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS), author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks & Mountain Leader
GEOGRAPHY OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES WEBINAR
Have you ever wondered why there are lots of waterfalls in Wensleydale, or where to find the best haymeadows in summer or how Pen-y-ghent got its name?
If you love the landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales but want to know more, then join Mark Reid on one of his online Geography of the Yorkshire Dales Webinars.
- Geology, tectonics and glaciation – an overview of the physical geography of the Yorkshire Dales.
- The 42 hills and fells of the Yorkshire Dales over 600 metres.
- Human impact – settlements, place-names, dialect, land-use, grouse moors, industry, tourism… plus much more.
- What makes the Yorkshire Dales special? Hay-meadows, drystone walls, history, lead mines, pubs… and where to find them.
- The Yorkshire Dales National Park; its purpose and role.
- Challenges for the future.
- Opportunity to ask questions at the end
This Geography of the Yorkshire Dales webinar will introduce you to the key elements that make the Yorkshire Dales such a special place, with its topography and landscapes protected as one of the Britain’s 15 National Parks. This webinar will give you an overview and understanding of the Yorkshire Dales, how it was formed and shaped, and what makes it special.
The webinar will be richly illustrated with photographs and anecdotes from my many years of walking the paths, tracks, hills and dales. From the formation of the bedrock 500,000,000 years ago to the challenges of climate change and tourism today.
Our Geography of the Yorkshire Dales is suitable for everyone who enjoys the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and wants to know more.
Mark Reid has walked almost all of the paths, tracks, lanes, hills and fells in the Yorkshire Dales over the past 30 years. Mark has a Geography Degree from the University of Lancaster, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and has also written 17 walking books, including 6 books about the Yorkshire Dales. Mark wants to share his passion and knowledge of the Yorkshire Dales with you!
OUTLINE OF THE WEBINAR
2 hour Online Webinar with Mark Reid
During this online webinar with Mark Reid (via Zoom), we will progressively talk through and illustrate the Geography of the Yorkshire Dales from the laying down of the ancient basement rocks to the challenges of tourism and climate change today. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end.
Please note: There are lots of topics to cover. The idea is the ‘paint a picture’ of what makes the Yorkshire Dales so special, and why the topography and landscapes look like they do.
WHAT RESOURCES DO YOU NEED FOR THIS COURSE?
- Computer, laptop or tablet, with your camera enabled.
- Sign up to ZOOM, which is FREE to join
HOW TO BOOK…
MARK REID is the author of 17 walking guidebooks including ‘The Inn Way’ series. He is a qualified Walking Group Leader, Hill & Moorland Leader and Mountain Leader, and has an unrivalled knowledge of the history and geography of the North of England. Mark has a BA (Hons) Geography degree from the University of Lancaster and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS). Mark Reid has walked over 22,500 miles of footpaths over the past 23 years, and has taken over 12,000 people out walking in the countryside. Mark has appeared on ITV YORKSHIRE on the TV walks series ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ along with ITV weatherman Jon Mitchell, as well as ITV1’s The Dales.
- There are a lot of topics to cover and information to get through; this webinar is designed to give an ‘overview’ of the qualities that make the Yorkshire Dales so special.
- This course is suitable for everyone who enjoys walking in the Yorkshire Dales and has an interest in the landscapes, geology, human impact and challenges.
- You will need a computer, laptop or tablet, with your camera enabled. You will also need to sign up to ZOOM which is FREE to join.
- Mark Reid is a fully qualified and experienced Mountain Leader.
- So far, we have taken over 12,000 people out walking, and have a wealth of experience dealing with all ages and abilities.
- Our online courses are suitable for all ages, abilities & fitness levels.
- Terms and Conditions