At Wild Ingleborough we are working with local people to develop plans and explore opportunities for Wild Ingleborough. Below are some of the projects we have run this year. We also run public events throughout the year, and have regular volunteering opportunities. If you are interested in coming to an event or volunteering, see how you can get involved.
In 2022, people who live, work in and enjoy the Ingleborough area took part in Our Ingleborough. People explored their relationship with the landscape in an Oral Histories project, a short documentary film and a series of art works, including commissions by local artists and pieces produced by local school children. The results of these three projects came together in a travelling exhibition, which toured local community venues in June 2022.
Our Ingleborough film
Oral History podcasts
Community members and local business owners have been helping to co-design elements of Wild Ingleborough, focussing on four key areas:
- Improving and enabling access
- Project information online and on site
- Nature-based tourism
- Getting involved and community events
Through a series of workshops, pop-up sessions, interviews and via an online platform, local residents were able to put forward new ideas, comment on existing ones and ensure their opinions are fed into future project plans.
Comments and suggestions
Since the project concluded in June 2022, we have collated all the brilliant and insightful comments and suggestions we received.
Download this document to see how we are incorporating your responses into our work over the next year:
Experience Wild Ingleborough
Wild Ingleborough supported groups who experience barriers to accessing the countryside to enjoy visits to Ingleborough during spring and summer 2022.
The ‘Experience Wild Ingleborough’ pilot Access to Nature fund was designed and delivered with input from representatives of local organisations with in-depth knowledge of barriers to engagement, including Open Country, The Wanderlust Women, Age UK North Craven and Black Girls Hike.
Ten groups were awarded funding to visit Ingleborough and the surrounding areas with members of their communities, including organisations supporting refugees, young carers and people with disabilities.
Watch this space for future opportunities.