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Attractions

Whatever your interest, there are so many places to visit, all year round, whatever the weather. Here are just a few suggestions as to what to do whilst in the Yorkshire Dales. 

 

100 things to do on a rainy day

Even if the weather is not so good, our guests have with a list of 100 things to do in the Yorkshire Dales on a rainy day, with our compliments! Some of them are mentioned below. No wonder we have so many guests return to stay with us again and again. So whether it is your first or tenth time visiting the Yorkshire Dales, ENJOY!

 

Museums, Houses & Gardens, Castle & Ruins

We have so many of each of these in the area. Take a look at our recommendations to gain an appreciation, knowledge and enjoyment of the heritage of the Yorkshire Dales. 

 

Caves
 

White Scar Cave, nr Ingleton
Ingleborough CavesIngleborough
Mother Shipton's Cave, Knaresborough
Stump Cross Caverns, Pateley Bridge
 

 

Railways / Steam Trains

 

Wensleydale Railway, Leeming Bar & Leyburn

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Bolton Abbey

 

 

Horse Racing

 

Catterick Races

Ripon Races

Thirsk Racecourse

 

 

Family Fun

 

Lightwater Valley Theme Park, nr Ripon

Big Sheep, Little Cow, Bedale

Camp Hill Estate, nr Bedale

Aerial Extreme, nr Bedale

Forbidden Corner, nr Middleham

Monk Park Farm, Bagby nr Thirsk

Kilnsey Park, Kilnsey, Upper Wharfedale

Thornton Hall Country Farm, nr Skipton

Take a look at our recommendations for some family fun other than attractions.

 

Outdoor Activities

 

Low Mill Outdoor Centre, Askrigg 

Yorkshire Outdoors, nr Thirsk - adventure activities including 4x4, off-road, quad bikes

Warren Gill nr Masham - clay pidgeon shooting ground

Off the Rails, Settle

Kilnsey Trout Farm, Kilnsey, Upper Wharfedale

 

Shows

 

Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate

Wensleydale Show, Leyburn

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival, Kettlewell

 

 

Health, Fitness, Relaxation & Pamper
 

Leyburn Leisure Club, Leyburn

Long Ashes Leisure Club, Threshfield

Take a look at our Relax & Pamper services available at your cottage via My Personal Sanctuary