Discover the vast number of things to do in and around Littondale

Discover the vast number of things to do in and around Littondale

With plenty to do and see in North Yorkshire from rambling through the countryside to visiting sites of historical importance you will never be short of things to do.

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Goods and gifts made in Yorkshire, some of the finest and freshest cuisine in the UK and a huge variety of cultures from budding performers to incredible theatres.

Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw ForceYorkshire

Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force

If walking and exploring waterfalls along the way is your thing then Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force are a must-see. In addition to the falls, there are walks which wind through the wooded valley, offering views of the river and falls. Wild flowers appear in the spring and summer, and wild birds, squirrels and deer may also be seen.

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Bentham Golf ClubYorkshire

Bentham Golf Club

Situated in the Three Peaks area of Yorkshire, Bentham Golf Club is famous for its wonderful scenery and challenging game. The course itself offers stunning views of the surrounding area and the seven ponds on site, and with a welcoming bar and restaurant to relax in after your game it has the whole package.

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Visit the stunning market town of Beverley, one of East Yorkshire’s little gems. With historical buildings and the impressive Minster, wind your way down the cobbled streets and explore the boutique shops, quaint cafes and welcoming restaurants

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Black Sheep BreweryYorkshire

Black Sheep Brewery

Discover the history behind the Yorkshire Black Sheep Brewery and its founder. During the daily tours you will experience how they select the ingredients that produce the distinctive tastes and aroma of their award-winning beers, as well as learning about the brewing process and why they still use Yorkshire Square Fermenting Vessels.

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Bolton AbbeyYorkshire

Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey is in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. With just under 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside, over 80 miles of footpaths and ample space to run around and enjoy the fresh air, there is something for all ages.

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Emmerdale FarmYorkshire

Emmerdale Farm

If you’re keen on your soaps, visit the Emmerdale filming locations. Either stay close to park and visit the original filming location in Arncliffe or jump in the car and have a guided tour and a drink at The Woolpack Inn at the current filming location in Esholt, just an hour away.

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Flamingo LandYorkshire

Flamingo Land

Flamingo Land is a fantastic day out for all the family. Let the thrill seekers loose on the extreme rides like Velocity and Cliff Hanger and there’s plenty to occupy the littler ones too. Throw in a visit to the zoo and that’s everyone entertained!

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Forbidden CornerYorkshire

Forbidden Corner

Ideal for adventurers and especially the kids. Discover the secrets in the labyrinth of chambers, follies and surprises in this four-acre garden in Tupgill Park in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water GardenYorkshire

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Ancient abbey ruins and an awe-inspiring water garden at this World Heritage Site. For centuries people have been drawn to this inspiring place. Green lawns stretch down to the riverside, a perfect spot for a picnic.

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Goodmanham ArmsYorkshire

Goodmanham Arms

For a ‘proper Yorkshire’ pub look no further than the Goodmanham Arms. One of Hull and East Yorkshire’s leading real ale pubs, you can be transported back in time – adorned with old relics and with two roaring fires, you’ll have no problem chasing away the afternoon in here.

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Kilnsey Park EstateYorkshire

Kilnsey Park Estate

In the heart of spectacular Wharfedale, Kilnsey Park Estate is your ideal location to enjoy the Yorkshire Dales. Visit this varied attraction to catch your first fish, explore the Dales on horseback, meet the UK’s rarest orchid, watch red squirrels play or simply to relax in some of the UK’s most stunning scenery.

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Kirkham PrioryYorkshire

Kirkham Priory

Visit the beautiful and historic ruins of Kirkham Priory, set in the stunning Derwent Valley near the Yorkshire Wolds. Learn the history and the story of Winston Churchill’s secret visit. Nearby is The Stonetrough Inn where you can enjoy a delicious meal and, if it’s sunny, sit out on the hill view terrace.

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Lightwater ValleyYorkshire

Lightwater Valley

A theme park with something for all ages Lightwater Valley provides a special day out when staying at the park. The perfect outing during the school holidays, packed full of exhilarating rides, fairground entertainment and even pedal boats it’s a day not to forget.

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Malham TarnYorkshire

Malham Tarn

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provide a marvellous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors. The National Nature Reserve is home to a unique community of rare plants and animals - the bird hide in particular is worth a visit.

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Mother Shipton's CaveYorkshire

Mother Shipton's Cave

Mother Shipton’s Cave is a well-loved tourist attraction in the area with an interesting story attached. Mother Shipton was a local witch who prophesied future events through her poems. Visit the petrifying and wishing well or take a trip to the boat house or historic museum to discover the whole story for yourself in mystical surroundings.

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No.5 RestaurantYorkshire

No.5 Restaurant

No. 5 restaurant is part of the Grassington House Hotel and offers a dining area, bar area and sunny terrace for you to enjoy their delicious food. They offer all the traditional Yorkshire favourites with a contemporary twist and seasonal dishes served with imagination, including their very own hand-reared rare breed pork.

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Rozi's Tandoori HouseYorkshire

Rozi's Tandoori House

A typical Indian restaurant and takeaway Rozi’s Tandoori has a sterling reputation in the Grassington area. The décor is welcoming and the small restaurant provides an intimate dining area with incredible, authentic Indian food.

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The Bolton ArmsYorkshire

The Bolton Arms

The Bolton Arms is a homely, friendly Yorkshire pub, open seven days a week and set in the beautiful Wensleydale countryside. There’s a delicious choice of homemade food served throughout the day – from light bites to cakes and scones with a cuppa. You can also enjoy a main meal in either the relaxed lounge bar area or the more formal dining room.

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The Falcon InnYorkshire

The Falcon Inn

This beautifully traditional, ivy-clad Yorkshire pub, offers some of the local ales and proud-to-be-Yorkshire cuisine. It’s dog and family friendly and with a roaring fire, it’s the perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening.

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The Garden Room at Tennants Auction HouseYorkshire

The Garden Room at Tennants Auction House

The Garden Rooms Restaurant is passionate about locally sourced produce and celebrates the seasons by creating inspiring menus throughout the year. They are renowned for offering excellent quality and value, serving traditional Sunday lunches and seasonal daily specials menu as well as themed events for different cuisines.

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The Three PeaksYorkshire

The Three Peaks

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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The Wensleydale Heifer RestaurantYorkshire

The Wensleydale Heifer Restaurant

A Wensleydale landmark since the 1600s the once bucolic Heifer is a country-chic restaurant. Despite the Bovine name seafood is the kitchen's main business and visitors can choose to eat informally in the bare tabled fish bar or splash out amid the 'contemporary decadence' of the main restaurant.

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Situated in the picturesque market town of Leyburn and nestling on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National park, Thirteen brings to the table great food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Serving seasonal, freshly cooked food with an unashamedly British bias.

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Wensleydale CreameryYorkshire

Wensleydale Creamery

Indulge your love of all things cheese at Wensleydale Creamery. See how the cheese is made, purchase your own, to take home, at the quaint gift shop or book the ‘Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience’.

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Yorkshire Dales National ParkYorkshire

Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Yorkshire Dales includes some of the finest limestone scenery in the UK, from crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves. Spectacular waterfalls and ancient broadleaved woodland contrast with the scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries which remind us of the area's rich industrial heritage.

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