• Welcome to Dentdale

    Welcome to Dentdale

    A Place of tranquility but with a vibrant Community

  • Peaceful, quiet roads

    Peaceful, secluded roads

    You will have space to breathe in Dentdale. It is an excellent location for cycling, walking and running.

  • Wild open Countryside

    Wild open Countryside

    If wandering across miles of open, wild countryside is your thing, Dentdale has it in abundance.

  • Dent Railway Station

    Dent Railway Station

    The famous Dent Railway Station is the highest in the country and a beautiful place to visit.

  • Railway viaduct

    Settle to Carlisle Railway

    The famous settle to Carlisle railway runs through the heart of the valley.

  • Dent Music and Beer Festival

    Dent Music and Beer Festival

    The annual Dent Music and Beer Festival always draws in the crowds.

   Applications for grants from DGSEF are now welcome - further details can be found below:               Educational Grants 2016/17               Students or potential Students under the age of 25 years are invited to apply for a grant in respect of the academic year 2016-2017.       You must have attended Dent C of E Primary School or your parents must presently live, full time, in the Parish of Dent with Cowgill.       Grants are made in respect of study at any School, University or Institution of Further or Higher Education approved for the purpose by the DGS Trustees. The money awarded may go towards, for example: accommodation, equipment, reasonable travel expenses, field courses and placements essential to the course of study.  Trustees have the power of final decisions under the rules of the Charity.       The number and size of grants will be decided at the September Committee meeting, when the amount of funds will be confirmed, and grants made available in October 2016.        Applications forms can be obtained directly from the Clerk:                 Miss D M Vernon,                           Clerk, Dent Grammar School Educational Foundation,                           The Laning,                           Dent, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5QJ       Email                    dgsef1@yahoo.co.uk                   Closing date:   - completed applications to be with the Clerk by midnight Thursday 1st September 2016       NB – applications arriving after this deadline will not be considered.                                                                                   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _             Educational Grant Application Form       Please complete the form below and return to the Clerk by midnight Thursday 1st September 2016   NB – applications arriving after this deadline will not be considered.       Contact Name:                                                                        Telephone:       Date of birth:                                                                          Email:       Address:                                                                                  Postcode:           What School, University or Educational establishment are you attending/applying to attend?           What Course are you taking / applying for?           Please describe what the grant is going to be used for.           What are your career objectives?           How much grant would you like?           Over what time period will your grant be spent?           Would you proceed without this grant?       The Foundation would like to monitor the success of your Grant and may ask for feedback from students following a successful application.       I agree to abide by the terms and conditions of Dent Grammar School Educational Foundation.       Applicant (please PRINT your name here) ……………………………………………..       Signed…………………………………………… Date…………………………       If you are under the age of 18, please ask your parent or guardian to sign below.       As parent/guardian of the above applicant, I give my consent to this application for a Grammar School Educational Fountain Grant.       Signed…………………………………………… Date……………………………      

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Dent is situated in a quiet corner of Cumbria but inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Finding Dent

There are many Community groups to be involved with in Dentdale to suit all tastes.

Dent Community

The Dentdale Parish Council is a very active group managing the affairs of the valley with regular meetings and events.

Parish Council

There are a wide range of Accommodation providers in the valley from B&B to Camp-sites.

Accommodation