Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership

People have lived in the beautiful and secluded valley around the River Dearne for thousands of years. The Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership is working to protect, preserve and enhance this unique and varied landscape with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Our Projects in the Dearne Valley

Find out about our work in the Dearne.

Our Projects

The Story of the Dearne Valley

Find out about the heritage and environment of the Dearne Valley.

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When the Oaks Fired- Exhibition

This exhibition at Experience Barnsley tells the story of the 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster through the experiences of the people who witnessed this terrible tragedy.

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Oaks Disaster List

We've been working with volunteer researchers to reveal the true extent of the worst mining disaster in English history.

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DVLP Community Grants

The DVLP are delighted to announce that we have now launched our community grants scheme. Please click the link below to learn more.

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Reptiles in the Dearne Valley

An update on our reptile surveying and monitoring programme.

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