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There's so much to see and do in and around the Yorkshire Dales

There's so much to see and do in and around the Yorkshire Dales

With plenty to do and see in 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 cultural attractions from interesting museums to incredible theatres.

Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw ForceYorkshire

Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force

Lace up your walking boots, for there are waterfalls to marvel at; Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force are must-sees. With walks winding through the wooded valley, breathtaking views of the river and falls are guaranteed. Keep your eyes out for squirrels and deer, as well as wild flowers in the spring and summer.

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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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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 aromas of their award-winning beers, as well as learning about the brewing process and why they still use Yorkshire Square Fermenting Vessels.

Food and Drink
Bolton AbbeyYorkshire

Bolton Abbey

There’s an unbelievable amount to see and do at this Augustinian monastery; the priory has been a continuous site of worship since 1154. Sitting alongside the Wharfe, there’s woodland walks, historic tours, interesting attractions and food and drink. Bolton Abbey is a full family day out, with plenty of interesting nearby villages too.

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Brymor Ice Cream ParlourYorkshire

Brymor Ice Cream Parlour

Set in the rolling hills of Wensleydale the Brymor Ice Cream Parlour and cafe is perfect spot for a sweet treat. With over 25 flavours of ice cream and sorbets on offer you'll be spoilt for choice! There is an outdoor seating area to enjoy the sunshine and an undercover playbarn so come rain or shine the kids can still play.

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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 has something for everyone: white-knuckle rides for the thrill-seekers, and, as the name may suggest, its own zoo for those after a more relaxing stroll! 52 rides, 9 roller coasters, 2 water rides and more flamingos than you can shake a stick at! For the little ‘uns, there’s even a calendar of events.

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Fountains AbbeyYorkshire

Fountains Abbey

Yorkshire is home to some beautiful abbeys, and Fountains doesn’t disappoint. The remarkably well-preserved Cistercian monastery ruins promises a fascinating day out. The adjoining Studley Royal Water Garden, designed in the 18th century, gives ample opportunity to stretch those legs - keep your eyes peeled for deer!

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Jervaulx Abbey and TearoomsYorkshire

Jervaulx Abbey and Tearooms

Set in the Yorkshire Dales the Jervaulx Abbey and Tearooms is the perfect family day out. Walk around the 16th century gardens and have a break with a picnic in the abbey gardens or have lunch in the tea rooms!

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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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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.

Food and Drink
The Forbidden CornerYorkshire

The 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. If you're feeling peckish after your adventure, head to The Corner Cafe or The Saddle Room restaurant for refreshments.

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The FoxYorkshire

The Fox

This friendly and welcoming traditional local pub is a community hub for West Witton. Boasting a large beer garden to the rear and being pet & family friendly this is the perfect spot to fill up on hearty food and drinks.

Food and Drink
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 Wellington InnYorkshire

The Wellington Inn

Tuck into a superb lunch or dinner while admiring awe-inspiring views of the surrounding Yorkshire Dales National Park at this cosy pub. The Wellington Inn serves a tempting array of British classics, but be sure to save some room for a pudding! Alternatively, treat a loved one to one of their famous roasts on a Sunday.

Food and Drink
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.

Food and Drink
The Yorke ArmsYorkshire

The Yorke Arms

Looking for sophisticated dining in the heart of Yorkshire? The Yorke Arms makes for a perfect place to visit with a loved one for an elegant culinary experience. We recommend the superb tasting menu – it’s sure to impress!

Food and Drink
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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York MinsterYorkshire

York Minster

Explore the beautiful city of York and its breathtaking Gothic cathedral; one of the most magnificent in the world. The third-highest office within the Church of England, York Minster traces its roots back to Roman times in 314. Whilst you’re in the area, make sure to check out the nearby historic Shambles market and Clifford’s Tower.

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Yorkshire Dales National ParkYorkshire

Yorkshire Dales National Park

The jewel in Yorkshire’s crown. Experience spectacular waterfalls and ancient broadleaved woodland contrasted with scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries. With a rich industrial heritage, The Yorkshire Dales are famed for glorious limestone scenery, crags and winding paths as well as an underground labyrinth of caves.

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Yorkshire Sculpture ParkYorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Described as ‘Britain’s first and finest sculpture park’, at YSP you’ll be able to appreciate awe-inspiring work by renowned artists at an open air gallery. Showcasing modern and contemporary work from Britain and across the world, YSP’s ‘art without walls’ is always rotating, so there’s always an excuse to keep on returning!

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