Yorkshire Dales England Holidays

Inspirational cottage holidays in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales

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Towns and villages in the Yorkshire Dales

 Towns and villagesYorkshire Dales

  • Arncliffe - for a quiet village surrounded by good walks, limestone scars, fly fishing for brown trout
  • Askrigg - village with pub where  James Herriot's 'All creatures great and small' was filmed.
  • Austwick - village located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, close to Ingleborough National Nature Reserve and White Scar Cave.
  • Aysgarth - for Aysgarth Falls, on the Herriot Way circular walk
  • Bainbridge - a village on the A684 in the north Dales
  • Bedale - Arboretum with Bird of Prey and Mammal Centre nearby
  • Bolton Abbey - for Bolton Priory and gardens, walks, picnics
  • Buckden - in the shadow of Buckden Pike and home of the Buckden Fells Race
  • Burnsall - another location for annual fell run held in August
  • Catterick - a charming village that plays host to the military
  • Clapham - walk to Ingleborough, Three Peaks, Norber Boulders, Ingleborough cave
  • Embsay - a good place for a circular moors walk
  • Grassington - quaint cobbled town centre, interesting shops, pubs, tea rooms
  • Grinton
  • Hardraw for Hardraw Falls, the highest in England
  • Hawes - charming town in Wensleydale, home to Wensleydale Cheeses, Wallace and Gromit
  • Horton in Ribblesdale
  • Hubberholme
  • Ingleton - lovely village on the edge of the National Park, situated close to scenic waterfalls, caves and woodland walks.
  • Keld - surrounded by grouse moors
  • Kettlewell - scarecrow festival, traditional English fetes and fairs, pubs and tea shops
  • Kilnsey - for Kilnsey Crag and country park
  • Kirkby Stephen - to view rare Viking Loki Stone depicting a devil
  • Langthwaite
  • Leyburn
  • Malham - for limestone cliff and pavement at Malham Cove, caves, peregrine falcons
  • Masham - good walks, lively market, breweries to visit, sheep fair
  • Middleham
  • Muker
  • Oughtershaw
  • Pateley Bridge - for Nidderdale Museum, oldest sweetshop in England
  • Reeth
  • Richmond - prosperous and attractive market town, river, shops, Coast to Coast walk
  • Ripon - for cathedral, Law and Order Museums, Market Square & hornblower tradition
  • Sedbergh - Cautley Spout waterfall, book shops galore and Book Festival in August
  • Settle - with fine stone buildings, cafes, shops and a setting by the hills of the Dales, Settle offers warmth and charm.
  • Skipton - start and end point for the circular Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way, Castle, canal boat trips and market
  • Wensley
  • West Burton
  • West Witton


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