Places to Visit

The Yorkshire Dales National Park and surrounding area offer a variety of things to see and do. There are numerous buildings, places of historical interest and activities in the area including:

Walking and cycling
Bird Watching
Horse Riding

Listed below are a few of the more popular places of interest in the area:

Skipton Castle

One of the best preserved and completely medieval castles in England. Please click here for more information.

Bolton Abbey

Yorkshire estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. For more information click here.

Long Ashes Leisure Centre

Provides a full range of fitness facilities. Please click here to go to their website

Pennine Boat Trips

Boat trips along some of England’s finest inland waterways. Please click here for more information.


Some of the finest river fishing in Britain is available here in Grassington on the famous River Wharfe.

For more information or permits, ask us at Ashfield House.

Kilnsey Trekking Centre

A family run riding centre that offers pony trekking, riding lessons, and horse riding holidays.


Several courses are available, including driving range. Please click here to visit Skipton Golf Club’s website.

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