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Family Fun in the Dales

 

During your stay there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained in and around the Yorkshire Dales. In fact there is simply far too many attractions to list, on this section of www.visittheyorkshiredales.co.uk  we would like to give you a few ideas, some inspiration and links to websites to help you plan some wonderful family fun while on holiday.

 

Bolton Abbey Estate

Based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and only ten minutes’ drive from Skipton, Bolton Abbey is easily accessible, and a great spot for a family day out.

This summer there is something for everyone! Whether you’re wanting to enjoy the Estate on two wheels in our Family Cycle Zone, pulling on those wellies to get muddy on the Welly Walk, perhaps with bucket and spade in tow for the pop-up beach and Pirate Ship or coming to enjoy some moonlit outdoor cinema! With plenty of places for an ice cream stop too! We also have 80 miles of woodland, riverside and moorland footpaths for you to enjoy, and a number of cafes for a post walk treat! There are plenty of spots to roll out your picnic blanket too for a lunchtime feast, or perhaps a barbeque.

Take a look at our website to see everything that we have going on www.boltonabbey.com 

 

Thornton Hall Country Park’s brand new soft play centre has something for all ages.

Situated in the main play barn, little ones can enjoy slides galore, climbing areas, go-karts, toddler role-play, and a dedicated baby and toddler area – the perfect, safe environment to play, learn and interact.

Tickets also include access to the award-winning Farm Park … so you can keep the children entertained for the entire day!

With a fabulous new diner serving a vast menu of freshly made hot and cold food.

Find out more / book tickets - http://www.thorntonhallfarm.co.uk/soft_play/

 

 

Quadtrex Thornton Hall  can be found near Skipton, and is a fabulous family day out. The trek takes you over 160 acres of woodland, quarryland, grassland, dirt track and more... Suitable for the individual  rider, families and for parties of all ages and occasions.  Suitable for both the novice and more experienced rider.  Visit  www.quadtrex.co.uk

Why not spend the day at Britain’s longest show cave, WHITE SCAR CAVE set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park at Ingleton. For more information and to book visit www.whitescarcave.co.uk

KILNSEY PARK is just 3 miles north of the quaint cobbled street village of Grassington and offers bundles of fun for the whole family, including fishing for all ages & nature trails. Children can meet the animals including red squirrels, pygmy goats, ducks & geese.  There is also an adventure playground and restaurant.   www.kilnseypark.co.uk

EMBSAY & BOLTON ABBEY STEAM RAILWAY is located just a short drive from the historic market town of Skipton and offers a relaxing experience travelling between Embsay & Bolton Abbey taking in some breathtaking scenery on route.  Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends also frequent the station throughout the year.  www.embsayboltonabbeyrailway.org.uk

If you are feeling a little more adventurous and in need of getting the adrenalin pumping  then why not venture out to CAMP HILL ESTATE, Bedale  for an action packed day of Quad racing, clay pigeon shooting, 4x4 off road driving, zip wires and much more.  For details on booking visit www.camphill.co.uk

Why not educate the children while on holiday and visit SKIPTON CASTLE, which is one of the best preserved and complete medieval castles in Britain. for details visit  www.skiptoncastles.co.uk

How about packing a picnic and heading off to LIGHTWATER VALLEY THEME PARK near Ripon, and experiencing a delightful day full of fun, with rides and attractions for all age groups, including the longest roller coaster in Europe! You will also find the amazing bird of prey centre, Lightwater shopping village and much more. Visit http://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/

For more ideas on family fun days out, in and around the Yorkshire Dales click on our featured business adverts.

Have fun!

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Skipton Boat Trips

3, Coach Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1LH

01756 790829

Skipton Boat Trips

Welcome to Skipton Boat Trips

 

Whether it’s a one-hour cruise with commentary from award-winning comedian Dave Spikey or an afternoon tea, Sunday lunch, fish & chip cruise, or cocktail cruise, at Skipton Boat Trips our goal is to make your day memorable. As the third-generation family owners and celebrating our 32nd year in business in 2022, Skipton Boat Trips which offers the Afternoon Tea in Skipton looks a little different than before. We have a new website and we are taking online bookings, but what hasn’t changed is outstanding customer service, a friendly welcome, and a hardworking staff to help with your trip from start to finish, so why not join us for an afternoon out with a few friends or a wedding reception/special event.

 

We hope to see you soon.

Skipton Boat Trips

Skipton Boat Trips

Welcome to Skipton Boat Trips

 

Whether it’s a one-hour cruise with commentary from award-winning comedian Dave Spikey or an afternoon tea, Sunday lunch, fish & chip cruise, or cocktail cruise, at Skipton Boat Trips our goal is to make your day memorable. As the third-generation family owners and celebrating our 32nd year in business in 2022, Skipton Boat Trips which offers the Afternoon Tea in Skipton looks a little different than before. We have a new website and we are taking online bookings, but what hasn’t changed is outstanding customer service, a friendly welcome, and a hardworking staff to help with your trip from start to finish, so why not join us for an afternoon out with a few friends or a wedding reception/special event.

 

We hope to see you soon.

3, Coach Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1LH

01756 790829

Pitch & Foot, Skipton

Pitch & Foot
Aireville Park
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1US

01756 700600

Pitch & Foot, Skipton

Pitch & Foot Skipton, fantastic fun for the whole family, 

 

Golf and Football fans get ready – this fantastic, addictive activity is the ideal way to get the whole family involved and trying something (chances are) they’ve never done before! Similar to golf, the aim of the game is to get your football in the hole with as few kicks as possible.

 

Book your session online using the book button below

Pitch & Foot, Skipton

Pitch & Foot, Skipton

Pitch & Foot Skipton, fantastic fun for the whole family, 

 

Golf and Football fans get ready – this fantastic, addictive activity is the ideal way to get the whole family involved and trying something (chances are) they’ve never done before! Similar to golf, the aim of the game is to get your football in the hole with as few kicks as possible.

 

Book your session online using the book button below

Pitch & Foot
Aireville Park
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1US

01756 700600

Cue Sports Yorkshire, Keighley

Cue4 Sports
Unit 45
Mantra House
South Street
Keighley
BD21 1SX

07511 147100

Cue Sports Yorkshire, Keighley

Cue Sports Yorkshire Ltd are based in Keighley just on the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales, and offer a first class service including sales of superb hand made cues at affordable prices, snooker and pool accessories, a re-tipping service,and much more, professional snooker coaching is also available with (Cue Sports owner) Rebecca Kenna who is ranked one of the best female snooker players in the world, Rebecca ia also a qualified coach and offers snooker coaching on her own in house table for all levels and age groups.

 

 

Cue Sports Yorkshire, Keighley

Cue Sports Yorkshire, Keighley

Cue Sports Yorkshire Ltd are based in Keighley just on the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales, and offer a first class service including sales of superb hand made cues at affordable prices, snooker and pool accessories, a re-tipping service,and much more, professional snooker coaching is also available with (Cue Sports owner) Rebecca Kenna who is ranked one of the best female snooker players in the world, Rebecca ia also a qualified coach and offers snooker coaching on her own in house table for all levels and age groups.

 

 

Cue4 Sports
Unit 45
Mantra House
South Street
Keighley
BD21 1SX

07511 147100

The Piece Hall, Halifax

Blackledge
Halifax
HX1 1RE

01422 525200

The Piece Hall, Halifax

The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the only remaining Georgian cloth hall in the world, the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the pre-industrial economy of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from the Middle Ages through to the early nineteenth century.

The Piece Hall, Halifax provides a fabulous day out for the whole family, holds regular music events, featuring some of the finest bands and artists in the world, and also has a wonderful selection of shops, bars, and eateries on site.

 

To book concert tickets CLICK HERE or use book button below

The Piece Hall, Halifax

The Piece Hall, Halifax

The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the only remaining Georgian cloth hall in the world, the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the pre-industrial economy of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from the Middle Ages through to the early nineteenth century.

The Piece Hall, Halifax provides a fabulous day out for the whole family, holds regular music events, featuring some of the finest bands and artists in the world, and also has a wonderful selection of shops, bars, and eateries on site.

 

To book concert tickets CLICK HERE or use book button below

Blackledge
Halifax
HX1 1RE

01422 525200

Hesketh Farm Park

Hesketh Farm Park
Bolton Abbey
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 6HA

01756 710444

Hesketh Farm Park

Hesketh Farm Park is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, just 1 mile from the picturesque village of Bolton Abbey and 5 miles from the market town of Skipton.

 

Hesketh Farm is still a working farm with over 1,000 livestock including cattle, sheep and pigs. Today it is run by Chris and his wife Sue who are the fourth generation to farm here.

 

There’s loads to do, including feeding and stroking the animals, having fun inside maybe in the giant sandpit or playing hide and seek with your friends in the straw maze.

Hesketh Farm Park

Hesketh Farm Park

Hesketh Farm Park is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, just 1 mile from the picturesque village of Bolton Abbey and 5 miles from the market town of Skipton.

 

Hesketh Farm is still a working farm with over 1,000 livestock including cattle, sheep and pigs. Today it is run by Chris and his wife Sue who are the fourth generation to farm here.

 

There’s loads to do, including feeding and stroking the animals, having fun inside maybe in the giant sandpit or playing hide and seek with your friends in the straw maze.

Hesketh Farm Park
Bolton Abbey
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 6HA

01756 710444

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

The Farmer’s Cart
Towthorpe Grange
Towthorpe Moor Lane
York
YO32 9ST

01904 499183

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

Piglets Adventure Farm Park boasts an animal barn, farmyard trail (with optional quiz), bouncing pillows, crazy farm golf, maize maze, barrel train ride and go-karts. Enough to make Piglets an adventure farm park indeed!

 

A great day for the whole family book your tickets today

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

Piglets Adventure Farm Park boasts an animal barn, farmyard trail (with optional quiz), bouncing pillows, crazy farm golf, maize maze, barrel train ride and go-karts. Enough to make Piglets an adventure farm park indeed!

 

A great day for the whole family book your tickets today

The Farmer’s Cart
Towthorpe Grange
Towthorpe Moor Lane
York
YO32 9ST

01904 499183

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