Striking scenery and a laid back, tranquil atmosphere make for a relaxing getaway in the Yorkshire Dales. Home to historic castles and abbeys, vast heather clad moorland, sweeping hills and weaving valleys, you’ll have plenty to discover. Hike through the Yorkshire Dales National Park and take in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The beautiful valley of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales is home to charming villages, pretty castles, huge waterfalls and breathtaking scenery. The perfect place for exploring the great outdoors, you’ll always find more to uncover. Famous for Wensleydale Cheese, visit the Wensleydale Creamery and you can enjoy a full tour of the museum as well as sample lots of different cheeses.
In the heart of Wensleydale is the market town of Leyburn. This delightful town is the perfect base for walking, hiking, sight-seeing and cycling. As a gateway to the National Park, you’ll have plenty to discover. Along with this, the market town also boasts plenty of unique shops, independent cafes and tasty restaurants. If you’re thinking of a quintessential charming market town, then Leyburn is the one for you!
The cathedral city of Ripon is small but mighty. There is a quirkiness to the city which draws visitors back year after year. Lose track of time in the bustling market square and follow the narrow streets which are dotted with independent shops. Visit the museums and the 7th Century gothic cathedral. Make a day of it at Ripon Racecourse or take time out with a walk in the stunning countryside.