Grassington Village

Grassington Overview

The village of Grassington is located in the West of North Yorkshire, deep in the Yorkshire Dales.  Limestone and lead were traditionally the local exports and much of the history is linked to these industries. The village was made a market town in the 12th century, this market ran until the 1860s.

Due its rural position, Grassington gives access to some of the original woodland which once covered the whole of England.  Known as ‘Grass Woods’, the ancient forest also contains ‘Fort Gregory’ which dates back to the Iron Age. Fans of dramatic scenery can visit another natural feature that was formed thousands of years ago.  At Kilnsey Crag the rock formations include huge overhangs that were...

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Yorkshire Dales Wildlife

Skipton, South Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is a stunning area of natural countryside which houses a great number of nature reserves. Home to a wide variety of animals, birds, flora and fauna including many rare and...

Peregrine Falcons at Malham Cove

Malham, Skipton, South Dales

Peregrine Falcons can be seen in their natural habitat at Malham Cove. These magnificent birds of prey have made their home amongst the rock cliffs of the cove and are protected during the breeding...

Buckden -  Upper Wharfedale

Skipton, South Dales

Buckden is a bustling and thriving Parish to the north of Wharfedale, and consisting of stunning fields and meadows and hemmed by traditional dry stone walls. The area is dotted with farm houses, and...

Craven Sailing Club

Skipton, South Dales

Craven Sailing Club in Skipton has everything for sailors of all ages and abilities. A full range of expertly instructed courses are on offer and there is the chance to try out a wide selection of...

Wharfedale

Skipton, South Dales

Wharfedale is one of the Yorkshire Dales longest and most beautiful dales, and is located in the south of the National Park, and is home to some of the prettiest towns in England. The stunning Bolton...

Grassington National Park Centre

Skipton, South Dales

A visit to Grassington National Park Centre is a great way to spend a day and learn about the fascinating history of farming and the local area. There is an abundance of information and lots of...

Grimwith Reservoir

Pateley Bridge, South Dales

Grimwith Reservoir in the spectacular Yorkshire Dales is home to an amazing number of birds and wildlife. Birdwatchers come to see the migrating flocks of rare species and wild fowl which arrive at...

The Inn Way to the Yorkshire Dales

Skipton, South Dales

The Inn Way to the Yorkshire Dales offers an alternative route through the stunning countryside, especially appealing to real ale lovers. The route takes walkers through towns and villages with...

Kilnsey Park

Kilnsey, Skipton, South Dales

Kilnsey Park fly fishery is set in delightful countryside and offers two well stocked trout lakes. The fishery holds several events throughout the year and visitors can hire rods from the on site...

Malham National Park Centre

Malham, Skipton, South Dales

Malham National Park Centre is a wonderful place to visit and learn the fascinating facts about Malham Cove and the surrounding area. Maps and guides are available for walkers and tourists, and the...

Yorkshire Dales Cycling

Skipton, South Dales

The diverse landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, with all its hills and dales, bridleways and tracks is suitable for cyclists of all ages and experience. The quiet lanes are perfect for families and the...

Malhamdale

Skipton, South Dales

Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales is the name given to the area surrounding the Upper region of the valley of the River Aire, which is well known for its magnificent limestone scenery.

Parcevall Hall Garden

Skipton, South Dales

Parcevall Hall Gardens form part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and command a stunning location on the hills above Wharfedale. The exquisitely planted gardens and woodland are perfectly kept...

Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club

Pateley Bridge, South Dales

The Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club operates from Grimwith Reservoir. The vast area of water supports many kinds of watersports, including windsurfing, boating and canoeing. The club offers tuition and...

Skipton Little Theatre

Skipton, South Dales

Skipton Little Theatre has been an institution since the 1960's and is full of character and atmosphere. Encouraging amateur actors and supporting the Skipton Players, this tiny theatre provides a...

Kilnsey Trekking and Riding Centre

Kilnsey, Skipton, South Dales

Kilnsey Trekking and Riding Centre is family owned and offers riding tuition for all ages and abilities. Expert guidance on stable management and equestrian care are also on offer. Childrens...

Twin Locks Garden Centre

Gargrave, Skipton, South Dales

Twin Locks garden Centre in Skipton is a year round friendly business which stocks all your gardening needs. Top quality plants, trees, equipment and accessories are available to keep your garden...

Craven Court Shopping Centre

Skipton, South Dales

Craven Court offers the ultimate shopping experience in a beautiful listed building, which is now an all weather arcade. A great selection of shops, an adjacent outdoor market and plenty of parking...

Yorkshire Dales National Park Visitor Centres

Skipton, South Dales

The vast area covered by the National Parks stretches throughout the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. To ensure that visitors can take full advantage of all there is to offer, the National Park Visitor...

Land Rover Experience

Skipton, South Dales

The Land Rover Experience provides the opportunity to get to know the vehicle under expert supervision, have some great  fun with the off roading and brush up your driving skills. Courses are...

Airedale

Skipton, South Dales

Airedale is located at the western fringe of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North Yorkshire. Airedale and Skipton are often described as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and they both are...

Skipton Boat Trips

Skipton, South Dales

Have you ever wanted to spend a quiet relaxing hour meandering along the scenic canal in the heart of Skipton? Maybe you dream of spending a full day cruising the Leeds to Liverpool canal at your own...

Royal Oak Furniture

Skipton, South Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is full of surprises; it's not just magnificent walks and scenery, its home to the Royal Oak Furniture Company in the beautiful village of Wharfedale.

The Art Shop

Skipton, South Dales

Whether you enjoy sketching, painting or model making, The Art Shop in Skipton has everything you could possibly need for your chosen hobby. Come along and have a browse, plenty of free advice...

Pennine Boat Trips

Skipton, South Dales

Cruise on the Skipton canal and enjoy a family fun day out with Pennine Boat Trips in North Yorkshire. Simply take a trip along the canal and enjoy the tranquility and great Yorkshire scenery,...

 
 
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