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Top Attractions to discover on a Self-Catering Holiday in the Yorkshire Dales

Stunning Dales countryside in Yorkshire Dales National ParkWant to know what the top attractions and best places are in the Yorkshire Dales along with reasons to visit? Let us help inspire you with our guide to the Yorkshire Dales’ top draws.

1. Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Yorkshire Dales are probably best known and best loved on account of the National Park there. For walkers, cyclists and nature lovers, the national park is the biggest draw with its miles and miles of footpaths, country lanes and ample wildlife. The national park is also a wonderful place for keen photographers with its inspirational landscapes that change with each season.


2. National Trust Attractions

Malham Cove, National Trust siteThere are a number of National Trust properties and heritage sites to be found within the Yorkshire Dales. Visit Malham Cove within Malham Dale for its absolutely stunning and unique landscape which include the limestone pavement right at the top from which you can soak up inspirational views and feel like you are on top of the world! This is one of Britain’s most unique and very special places. If you love historical houses and attractions why not visit Moulton Hall or Braithwaite Hall in the Dales?


3. The Castles in the Dales

Skipton Castle, Yorkshire DalesThe castles in the Yorkshire Dales are fascinating places to visit and there are a number to discover in the Dales. The castles to visit include Bolton Castle in the picturesque town of Leyburn, Richmond Castle in the pretty town of Richmond with its wonderful views, Skipton Castle in the characterful market town of Skipton and Knaresborough Castle which is located close to the beautiful spa town of Harrogate.

This is our choice of the Yorkshire Dales’ top attractions but where is top for you will depend on what you like to do and see. We all have our own favourite places, visit to discover yours!