Local Attractions

  • Harrogate with its Turkish Baths and famous Bettys Tea Rooms.
  • Ripon with its cathedral, market and Ripon Races!
  • Hawes with its Wensleydale Creamery, Gayle Mill and Dales Countryside Museum.
  • The stunning Northern Yorkshire Dales of Wensleydale, Swaledale, Arkengarthdale, Waldendale, Bishopdale and Coverdale.
  • Pen Hill, the Leyburn Shawl and numerous Dales walks and cycle routes, including sections of the James Herriot Way, a circular walk from Aysgarth, Wensleydale.
  • Leyburn Market Town, 6 mins drive away.
  • Richmond with its historic castle, Georgian Theatre and Easby Abbey.
  • Masham with its Brewery Visitor Centres and Icecream Farm.
  • Stunning waterfalls at Hardraw Force, Aysgarth, West Burton and Redmire.
  • For family days out, visit The Forbidden Corner, Lightwater Valley Theme Park and Big Sheep Little Cow Farm Park.
  • Newby Hall and Gardens, a beautiful late 17th century house.
  • The National Trust's Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden and Deer Park.
  • Bolton Castle, spectacular castle offering fun family days out.
  • Wensleydale Steam Railway.
  • Thorpe Perrow Arboretum and Gardens set in 100 acres of woodland.