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Relaxing & Activities

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As James Herriot wrote "........on the empty moors, with curlews crying, I have been able to find peace and tranquillity. It is a land of pure air, rocky streams and hidden waterfalls."

Dark Skies image kindly provided by Matthew Savage

Places to visit.

In Reeth there are shops and galleries including The Fat Sheep, Swaledale Outdoors, Reeth Ice Cream Parlour, Hudson House Yorkshire Dales National Park Information Centre, and the Swaledale Museum. Swaledale Festival fortnight is held every May/June and attracts internationally known performers.

Follow The Dales Trail to Tan Hill Inn, the highest pub in England and detour over Surrender Moor to see some industrial archaeology including The Old Gang Lead Mine.

James Herriot: This is Herriot country where both the TV series and the film ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ were filmed; ask us and we will tell you where to see familiar scenes! The World of James Herriot in Thirsk is well worth a visit.

Richmond: A short trip along the valley is the Georgian market town of Richmond, where you will find Richmond Castle, the Georgian Theatre Royal, Easby Abbey, the Green Howards Museum and The Station, where you can sample local produce and enjoy a tasty meal. Follow the route of The Drummer Boy for an easy walk in Richmond. Near to Richmond is Kiplin Hall, once the country seat of the founder of Maryland, U.S.A.

Richard III country: The area is steeped in history boasting of not one but three castles linked to Richard III, MiddlehamBarnard Castle and Raby castle and all are within a 25-45 minute drive away.

Wensleydale: A short drive over Grinton Moor is Leyburn, a thriving Yorkshire market town with shops, tea rooms and Tennants the renowned auction house which hosts exhibitions and concerts and is a great place for lunch or afternoon tea.. Attractions in Wensleydale include the White Rose Candle Workshop, Bolton Castle, Berry’s Farm Shop, Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale Creameries, Hawes, Jervaulx Abbey and Brymor Ice Cream.

Teesdale: Spend the day in Barnard Castle and The Bowes Museum or Raby Castle then drive along to High Force, the most spectacular waterfall in England.

Dark Skies: The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a designated dark sky area so an ideal location from which to do some star gazing; Tan Hill, a Dark Sky Site is a 20 minute drive up Arkengarthdale and a great place from which to see the Milky Way, meteor showers or even the Northern Lights! 

Adventure seekers: Those looking for excitement should try Yorkshire Trike Tour and see the Yorkshire Dales on a 3 seater Boom Mustang motor trike! www.yorkshiretriketours.co.uk 

Alfresco Adventures: Experience all the outdoors has to offer including canoeing, kayaking, archery, gorge walking and more! www.alfrescoadventures.co.uk

Nature: Wldlife Discovery Tours provides guided walks which explores landscapes and habitats www.wildlifediscoverytours.co.uk or if photography is of more interest, then Wild Dales Photography provides workshops and one-to-one tuition as featured on 'Countryfile'.

Red squirrels can be seen at Snaizeholme near Hawes; a shuttle bus runs from the YDNP centre to the nature reserve. 

Needing more inspiration, then visit www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/visit-the-dales or DalesBound, where you can find hundreds of exciting activities in the area.

 

 

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