Jason has gained great business skills and a wealth of experience, over time, spent within the IT and now Tourism industry. He is creative and can always see the bigger picture; essential for developing successful companies. He specialises in systems, customer service, problem solving, achieving sales and getting your message out there!
Jason is enjoying his 56th year of being Yorkshire born and bred, is passionate about the Dales and all things in it, on it and around it. A keen motorbiker and now motortriker, he has driven thousands of miles around our stunningly gorgeous Yorkshire Dales National Park.
'Retiring' from his main stream business, within IT industry in 2012, with Judith, he was able to realise a dream to own and develop a tourism attraction business in the Dales. You could say 'a life long dream come true'! His mum would be proud!
Judith, has been involved in a family manufacturing business, primary education, the fashion industry and also, now, the tourism industry. Bursting with ideas, she is an ambassadour for the very best in customer service. A good detail person, loving the written word and passionate about people and their development, Judith is particulary happy to collaborate with women with their own businesses. Having gained life and business experience, she is convinced of the importance of passing on that knowledge to the current and next generation of business entrepreneurs, to ensure their future success. A great listening ear too, when you just want to talk about it!
2017 > The Yorkshire Choice Awards 2017 "Business Man of the Year"
Yorkshire Dales National Park totals some 841 sq miles comprising of 25 major Dales with a further 34 smaller & lesser known Dales located within it's boundaries. (See map below)
25 major Dales
Arkengarthdale, Bardondale, Birkdale, Bishopdale,Chapel-le-Dale, Coverdale, Deepdale, Dentdale, Garsdale, Howgills, Kingsdale, Langstrothdale, Littondale, Lune Valley, Malhamdale, Mallerstang, Orton Fell, Raydale, Ribblesdale, Sleddale, Silverdale, Swaledale, Wensleydale, Wharfedale, Widdale
34 smaller lesser known Dales
Apedale - 3 miles north of Redmire,
Bardale - 3.5 miles south of Gayle, south west of Semer Water
Clapdale - 1 mile north of Clapham. Also referred to as Claphamdale
Cotterdale - 4 miles north west of Hawes
Cragdale - 2 miles south of Semerwater
Crummackdale - a quiet valley near Austwick.
Diddlesdale - Grimwith Reservoir under Dibble's Bridge joining the River Wharfe
Doedale - Located in the same valley as Twistleondale and Chapel le Dale
East Stonesdale - 1 mile east of Keld
Fossdale - 3 miles north of Hawes
Gordale - 1.5 miles north east of Malham running alongside of Gordale Scar.
Great Sled Dale - approx. 3 miles west of Angram
Grisedale - 5 miles east of Sedbergh
Langdale - Located in the Northern Howgills
Littledale - Settle to Carlisle railway runs through this dale north of Riddlehead
Little Sled Dale - 5 miles west of Angram
Lonsdale - Located around Thornton in Lonsdale near Ingleton
Lunesdale - 3 miles south west of Middleton
Mossdale - is a remote valley high up on Grassington Moor
Overdale - 2 miles south east of Horton in Ribblesdale
RawtheyValley - Located alongside the A683 Sedbergh
Ravenstonedale - Located south west of Kirkby Stephen
Skyredale - This valley runs by the hamlets of Skyreholme nr Appletreewick
Smardale - 2 miles west of Kirkby Stephan
Snaizeholme - 2 miles south west of Gayle
Stockdale - 3 miles west of Muker
Trollerdale - Small valley feeding into Skyredale near village of Appletreewick
Twistletondale - Located in the same valley as Doedale and Chapel le Dale
Uldale - approx. 5 miles north east of Sedbergh
Waldendale - This valley is on the south side of Wensleydale
Weasdale - 2 miles west of Ravenstonedale
West Stonesdale - 1.5 miles north of Keld
Whitsundale - Small valley south east of Kirkby Stephen bordering Birkdale
Woodale - 3 miles east of Hubberhulme
Map of the Yorkshire Dales National Park