• WELCOME TO
    UPPER WHARFEDALE FELL RESCUE ASSOCIATION
  • WELCOME TO
    UPPER WHARFEDALE FELL RESCUE ASSOCIATION

Welcome

For over 70 years UWFRA has been rescuing people and animals from the caves, mineshafts, fells and crags of Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Littondale and Mid-Airedale. Our rescue services remain free to all who need us, day or night and are financed entirely by fundraising events and donations.


  • Latest Incident

    1st Jun 2019:   Caving Incident at Curtain Pot
    The team was asked by the Cave Rescue Organisation to attend to a suspected heart attack at the top of Malham Cove. A team Land Rover was diverted while en-route to the above incident and a full call out was made for team members. The casualty was flown...

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Wharfedale 3 Peaks

The Three and Two Peak routes are open to walkers and runners and offer spectacular views over Upper Wharfedale and surrounding Yorkshire Dales towards the well known Yorkshire Three Peaks in Ribblesdale. There are three options to choose from - all starting and ending in Kettlewell Village.

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About the Team

For 70 years the U.W.F.R.A. has been rescuing people and animals from the caves and fells around Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Littondale and Mid-Airedale.

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Support UWFRA

Please Support Us! You can make a donation online at Just Giving or by texting Fell11 followed by an amount to 70070

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If you’re interested in joining the team, details of how to contact us can be found in the 'Become A Member' section of the website.