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Outdoor Activities in the Yorkshire Dales

When staying in The Yorkshire Dales you will not be short of ideas for Outdoor Activities to keep the whole family entertained. Whatever your tastes or interests are, whatever the weather may bring, you can be sure to find fun filled activities for all. Below is a few idea’s on a range of activities you can enjoy during your stay in the Dales.

A fabulous family day awaits you at Aireville Park in the Yorkshire Dales market town of Skipton with easy access from all routes. The park has lots of activities for all the family including, pitch and putt, tennis courts, a wonderful play area, skate park, and recently fully refurbished swimming pool, and fitness centre. For more information on pool opening times visit www.cravendc.gov.uk/Craven/Residents/Leisure/CravenSwimmingPoolandFitnessCentre
 
Off The Rails is the award winning way to enjoy the Dales, and can be found at Settle in North Yorkshire, Off the rails specialise in bike and rail rides on the famous Settle to Carlisle route, you simply hire a bike, hop on the train and cycle back through some of the most breathtaking areas in the Yorkshire Dales, to find out more information on Off The Rails visit www.offtherails.org.uk
 
For an action packed outdoor family activity, look no further than Splat Paint Balling at Steeton, Splat offer a variety of fun for all the family, with many different game formats that will provide hours of value for money entertainment, information on booking visit www.splatpaintballgames.com
 
Low Mill Outdoor Centre is a a converted mill situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales village of Askrigg. The centre runs activities for children of all ages, Low Mill offer fun packed activities such as rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, archery, gorge walking, and much more! For more information visit www.lowmill.com
 
If you’re staying in the Northern Dales, and looking for adventure, why not take a short trip out to Lakeland Climbing Centre which can be found at Kendal, the centre offers superior climbing facilities both inside and outside for experienced climbers and also complete beginners. To find out more visit www.kendalwall.co.uk
 
The dales offers many more activiities than listed so please feel free to contact us if you require more information on activities in the dales.
 
Enjoy!
Northern Guiding Tour Walking Yorkshire Dales

12 Cherry Rise
Whinmoor
Leeds
LS14 2HJ

01132 736 417

Northern Guiding Tour Walking Yorkshire Dales

Northern Guiding is managed by a passionate outdoor enthusiast helping others to enjoy the great outdoors and to achieve their goals. Based in Leeds, Northern Guiding is led Mark Killala, a qualified Mountain Leader who holds first aid qualifications and is fully insured. Most of the events listed in our calendar pages will be led by Mark and sometimes with the help of  hand picked instructors. The Scottish Winter Hill courses will be with a qualified Winter Mountain Leader hand picked by me. Northern Guiding also provides navigation training so if you want to learn more or want to improve your skills, take a look at the courses we offer and then contact me.

Northern Guiding Tour Walking Yorkshire Dales

Northern Guiding Tour Walking Yorkshire Dales

Northern Guiding is managed by a passionate outdoor enthusiast helping others to enjoy the great outdoors and to achieve their goals. Based in Leeds, Northern Guiding is led Mark Killala, a qualified Mountain Leader who holds first aid qualifications and is fully insured. Most of the events listed in our calendar pages will be led by Mark and sometimes with the help of  hand picked instructors. The Scottish Winter Hill courses will be with a qualified Winter Mountain Leader hand picked by me. Northern Guiding also provides navigation training so if you want to learn more or want to improve your skills, take a look at the courses we offer and then contact me.

12 Cherry Rise
Whinmoor
Leeds
LS14 2HJ

01132 736 417

Stockeld Park, Wetherby

The Adventure Park
Stockeld Park
Wetherby
North Yorkshire
LS22 4AN

01937 586333

Stockeld Park, Wetherby

Stockeld Park House is a beautiful Georgian Mansion set in a magnificent Yorkshire parkland. Stockeld Park is a magical seasonal attraction, we open for adventures during most school holidays, and a little extra at Christmas! We’re next open for our Spring Adventure from 26 May until 3 June! Outdoor fun & Indoor play. Please use offer code ‘DALES’ for 20% off

Stockeld Park, Wetherby

Stockeld Park, Wetherby

Stockeld Park House is a beautiful Georgian Mansion set in a magnificent Yorkshire parkland. Stockeld Park is a magical seasonal attraction, we open for adventures during most school holidays, and a little extra at Christmas! We’re next open for our Spring Adventure from 26 May until 3 June! Outdoor fun & Indoor play. Please use offer code ‘DALES’ for 20% off

The Adventure Park
Stockeld Park
Wetherby
North Yorkshire
LS22 4AN

01937 586333

The White Lion Inn, Cray

The White Lion
Cray
Skipton
BD23 5JB

01756 760262

The White Lion Inn, Cray

Nestled beneath Buckden Pike, The White Lion Inn is a former drovers hostelry set in the splendid surroundings of Upper Wharfedale. Taken over and refurbished during 2015 the Inn has been tastefully restored to its traditional form with original beams, open log fire and stone flagged floors. Our nine luxury ensuite rooms blend modern facilities with traditional Yorkshire charm.

The White Lion Inn, Cray

The White Lion Inn, Cray

Nestled beneath Buckden Pike, The White Lion Inn is a former drovers hostelry set in the splendid surroundings of Upper Wharfedale. Taken over and refurbished during 2015 the Inn has been tastefully restored to its traditional form with original beams, open log fire and stone flagged floors. Our nine luxury ensuite rooms blend modern facilities with traditional Yorkshire charm.

The White Lion
Cray
Skipton
BD23 5JB

01756 760262

Low Raisgill Bed & Breakfast, Yockenthwaite

Low Raisgill B&B
Nr Yockenthwaite
Buckden
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 5JQ

01756 760351

Low Raisgill Bed & Breakfast, Yockenthwaite

Situated between the hamlets of Hubberholme and Yockenthwaite in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Low Raisgill B&B is a 17th century stone farm cottage with magnificent views of hay meadows, moorland and Buckden Pike. All of our guest bedrooms are on the first floor; three have en-suite shower facilities and the fourth has the exclusive use of a private bathroom.

Low Raisgill Bed & Breakfast, Yockenthwaite

Low Raisgill Bed & Breakfast, Yockenthwaite

Situated between the hamlets of Hubberholme and Yockenthwaite in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Low Raisgill B&B is a 17th century stone farm cottage with magnificent views of hay meadows, moorland and Buckden Pike. All of our guest bedrooms are on the first floor; three have en-suite shower facilities and the fourth has the exclusive use of a private bathroom.

Low Raisgill B&B
Nr Yockenthwaite
Buckden
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 5JQ

01756 760351

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Shooting Ground

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
Bd23 4EA

01756 748080

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Shooting Ground

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate

 

NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES, THIS 4 STAR HOTEL IS PART OF THE 1400 ACRE CONISTON ESTATE.

 

The Estate is home to a Shooting Ground (CPSA Premier standard), Falconry Centre, The Land Rover 4×4 Experience, Fly-Fishing on the 24 acre lake or River Aire, Archery, Target Golf, Mountain bike hire and maps are given to the guests setting out trails across the estate.

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Shooting Ground

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Shooting Ground

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate

 

NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES, THIS 4 STAR HOTEL IS PART OF THE 1400 ACRE CONISTON ESTATE.

 

The Estate is home to a Shooting Ground (CPSA Premier standard), Falconry Centre, The Land Rover 4×4 Experience, Fly-Fishing on the 24 acre lake or River Aire, Archery, Target Golf, Mountain bike hire and maps are given to the guests setting out trails across the estate.

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
Bd23 4EA

01756 748080

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Archery

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA

01756 748080

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Archery

Archery At The Coniston Country Estate


All our instructors are trained by world champion coaches and have developed a simplified coaching method to enable you to learn quickly, hit targets and score right from the start.


Using the latest in high velocity bows you can enjoy the ancient sport of archery from the bays of our purpose built range whatever the weather.


Add a competitive edge to your game and compete against other members of your party in an archery tournament.

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Archery

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Archery

Archery At The Coniston Country Estate


All our instructors are trained by world champion coaches and have developed a simplified coaching method to enable you to learn quickly, hit targets and score right from the start.


Using the latest in high velocity bows you can enjoy the ancient sport of archery from the bays of our purpose built range whatever the weather.


Add a competitive edge to your game and compete against other members of your party in an archery tournament.

Coniston Cold
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA

01756 748080

Vern Overton Cycling, Pateley Bridge

Vern Overton Cycling
Low Lane
Darley
Pateley Bridge
HG3 2QN

07595 460465

Vern Overton Cycling, Pateley Bridge

Vern Overton Cycling is based in the popular Nidderdale Valley; an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Situated midway between Harrogate and Pateley Bridge, we hire-out high quality carbon-fibre road-bikes, versatile hybrid cycles and both hard-tail and dual suspension mountain-bikes, all at competitive prices. We are happy to deliver and collect hire-bikes free of charge locally, or at a very reasonable charge for those further afield. With a qualified coach and mechanic; we are happy to lead your group ride, or even with individuals on a one-to-one basis. Being local we can offer expert knowledge of all roads, tracks and trails and can make your cycling experience a truly memorable one.  Finally, should your bike fail to perform as you would like or is in need of a service; we have a fully qualified road and MTB mechanic to quickly get you back on the road.

Vern Overton Cycling, Pateley Bridge

Vern Overton Cycling, Pateley Bridge

Vern Overton Cycling is based in the popular Nidderdale Valley; an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Situated midway between Harrogate and Pateley Bridge, we hire-out high quality carbon-fibre road-bikes, versatile hybrid cycles and both hard-tail and dual suspension mountain-bikes, all at competitive prices. We are happy to deliver and collect hire-bikes free of charge locally, or at a very reasonable charge for those further afield. With a qualified coach and mechanic; we are happy to lead your group ride, or even with individuals on a one-to-one basis. Being local we can offer expert knowledge of all roads, tracks and trails and can make your cycling experience a truly memorable one.  Finally, should your bike fail to perform as you would like or is in need of a service; we have a fully qualified road and MTB mechanic to quickly get you back on the road.

Vern Overton Cycling
Low Lane
Darley
Pateley Bridge
HG3 2QN

07595 460465

Best Western PLUS Craiglands

Best Western PLUS
The Craiglands Hotel
Cowpasture Road
Ilkley
West Yorkshire
LS29 8RQ

01943 430001

Best Western PLUS Craiglands

Craiglands Hotel has been welcoming people from across the globe for more than 150 years. This grand Victorian hotel remains the ideal place for business or pleasure, combining modern comforts and facilities with a warm, friendly welcome. Set in beautiful, landscaped grounds and woodland, Craiglands is just a short walk to the historic spa town of Ilkley and the famous Ilkley Moor, with easy access to Leeds/Bradford airport and major business centres. There are 63 guest rooms and excellent facilities to suit all your requirements - 8 conference and banqueting suites, the newly refurbished Brasserie1 Restaurant & adjoining bar with outside terrace, free wifi and free car parking to name but a few.

 

For fine dining, banquets, conferences, large corporate events or just to get away from it all, you really must come to Craiglands!

Best Western PLUS Craiglands

Best Western PLUS Craiglands

Craiglands Hotel has been welcoming people from across the globe for more than 150 years. This grand Victorian hotel remains the ideal place for business or pleasure, combining modern comforts and facilities with a warm, friendly welcome. Set in beautiful, landscaped grounds and woodland, Craiglands is just a short walk to the historic spa town of Ilkley and the famous Ilkley Moor, with easy access to Leeds/Bradford airport and major business centres. There are 63 guest rooms and excellent facilities to suit all your requirements - 8 conference and banqueting suites, the newly refurbished Brasserie1 Restaurant & adjoining bar with outside terrace, free wifi and free car parking to name but a few.

 

For fine dining, banquets, conferences, large corporate events or just to get away from it all, you really must come to Craiglands!

Best Western PLUS
The Craiglands Hotel
Cowpasture Road
Ilkley
West Yorkshire
LS29 8RQ

01943 430001

The George and Dragon, Dent

Main Street
Dent
Cumbria
LA10 5QL

01539 625256

The George and Dragon, Dent

Nestling in the heart of Dentdale a few miles from the market town of Sedbergh, Dent is renowned as one of the quaintest and prettiest villages in the Yorkshire Dales. Situated in idyllic countryside within easy reach of the Lake District and the West Coast, Dent provides the perfect holiday base. 

 

*CAMPING ALSO AVAILABLE PLEASE CALL TO ENQUIRE*

 

 

The George & Dragon Are Proud to Announce Their Recent Awards

 

CAMRA Westmorland Cider & Perry Pub Of The Year 2103 & 2014

CAMRA National Cider & Perry Pub Of The Year 2013 Runner Up

CAMRA Westmorland Pub Of The Year 2014

 

The George and Dragon, Dent

The George and Dragon, Dent

Nestling in the heart of Dentdale a few miles from the market town of Sedbergh, Dent is renowned as one of the quaintest and prettiest villages in the Yorkshire Dales. Situated in idyllic countryside within easy reach of the Lake District and the West Coast, Dent provides the perfect holiday base. 

 

*CAMPING ALSO AVAILABLE PLEASE CALL TO ENQUIRE*

 

 

The George & Dragon Are Proud to Announce Their Recent Awards

 

CAMRA Westmorland Cider & Perry Pub Of The Year 2103 & 2014

CAMRA National Cider & Perry Pub Of The Year 2013 Runner Up

CAMRA Westmorland Pub Of The Year 2014

 

Main Street
Dent
Cumbria
LA10 5QL

01539 625256

The Old Barn Coffee Shop, Thirsk

The Old Barn Coffee Shop
Balk
Near Bagby
Thirsk
YO7 2AQ

01845 597495

The Old Barn Coffee Shop, Thirsk

The Old Barn coffee shop is a delightful Barn Conversion giving owners and visitors the chance to enjoy an array of home made cakes and snacks in a relaxed setting and with fabulous décor that would grace any high street location. The Italian blend coffee makes for great lattes or cappuccinos with a full list of beverages also on offer. For a summer time treat why not try one of our superb ice cream sundaes?

 

The public are most welcome to the Old Barn and the excellent parking facilities make for a very easy venue. Walking and cycling parties can be well catered for and, if pre-booked, we can ensure that you are well looked after in a timescale that will allow you to refuel and get back en route.

 

With a spacious upstairs seating area along with the groundfloor space we can also cater for social outings, business meetings and training courses.

The Old Barn Coffee Shop, Thirsk

The Old Barn Coffee Shop, Thirsk

The Old Barn coffee shop is a delightful Barn Conversion giving owners and visitors the chance to enjoy an array of home made cakes and snacks in a relaxed setting and with fabulous décor that would grace any high street location. The Italian blend coffee makes for great lattes or cappuccinos with a full list of beverages also on offer. For a summer time treat why not try one of our superb ice cream sundaes?

 

The public are most welcome to the Old Barn and the excellent parking facilities make for a very easy venue. Walking and cycling parties can be well catered for and, if pre-booked, we can ensure that you are well looked after in a timescale that will allow you to refuel and get back en route.

 

With a spacious upstairs seating area along with the groundfloor space we can also cater for social outings, business meetings and training courses.

The Old Barn Coffee Shop
Balk
Near Bagby
Thirsk
YO7 2AQ

01845 597495

Old Pottery Barn, Bentham

Old Pottery Barn B&B
Bentham
North Yorkshire
LA2 7DL

015242 98811

Old Pottery Barn, Bentham

Grahame and Felicity Hey welcome you to Old Pottery Barn B&B. The barn has been renovated to a warm and welcoming family home with two en-suite guest rooms. Old Pottery Barn B&B is located one and a half miles outside Bentham and ideally situated when cycling the Way of the Roses and Lands End to John ‘o’ Groats cycle routes. Secure cycle storage is available and complementary laundry. Hearty evening meals are available and afternoon tea for £9 per person.

Old Pottery Barn, Bentham

Old Pottery Barn, Bentham

Grahame and Felicity Hey welcome you to Old Pottery Barn B&B. The barn has been renovated to a warm and welcoming family home with two en-suite guest rooms. Old Pottery Barn B&B is located one and a half miles outside Bentham and ideally situated when cycling the Way of the Roses and Lands End to John ‘o’ Groats cycle routes. Secure cycle storage is available and complementary laundry. Hearty evening meals are available and afternoon tea for £9 per person.

Old Pottery Barn B&B
Bentham
North Yorkshire
LA2 7DL

015242 98811

Ingrid Flutes Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

8 Flowergate
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO21 3BA

01947 600700

Ingrid Flutes Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

Providing quality self-catering accommodationfor over 40 years.We have a great choice of holiday properties in theYorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coast. Whether you want a cosy cottage in a market town, a large farmhouse for a family celebration or the seclusion of a barn conversion instunning countryside, we can help you find your perfect holiday home.

Ingrid Flutes Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

Ingrid Flutes Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

Providing quality self-catering accommodationfor over 40 years.We have a great choice of holiday properties in theYorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coast. Whether you want a cosy cottage in a market town, a large farmhouse for a family celebration or the seclusion of a barn conversion instunning countryside, we can help you find your perfect holiday home.

8 Flowergate
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO21 3BA

01947 600700

Campstead.com

First Floor
Unit 4
212-218 Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3ET

02036 378739

Campstead.com

Find and book campsites, glamping sites, caravan parks and holiday parks in Yorkshire, the UK & Ireland with CampStead.com

 

If you want to go on a camping holiday in Yorkshire then CampStead.com’s online booking website should be your first stop. Promoting camping, caravanning and self-rental accommodation in Yorkshire, you can search and book your next camping break in Yorkshire directly on CampStead.com with no booking fees. Travellers can choose their ideal getaway by filtering and sorting by area, price, customer reviews and preferences.

Campstead.com

Campstead.com

Find and book campsites, glamping sites, caravan parks and holiday parks in Yorkshire, the UK & Ireland with CampStead.com

 

If you want to go on a camping holiday in Yorkshire then CampStead.com’s online booking website should be your first stop. Promoting camping, caravanning and self-rental accommodation in Yorkshire, you can search and book your next camping break in Yorkshire directly on CampStead.com with no booking fees. Travellers can choose their ideal getaway by filtering and sorting by area, price, customer reviews and preferences.

First Floor
Unit 4
212-218 Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3ET

02036 378739

King William the Fourth, Settle

King William the Fourth
High Street
Settle
BD24 9EX

01729 268152

King William the Fourth, Settle

King William the fourth Guest House provides high quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the centre of the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Settle. The Guest House provides six delightfully individual en suite rooms which has been lovingly converted to create a warm and welcoming guest house.  All rooms have hospitality trays with fair trade products, flat screen TV's and free Wifi Internet access.  All bed linen is high quality Egyptian cotton. We provide luxury white towels and quality toiletries for your comfort. Secure cycle storage is available.

King William the Fourth, Settle

King William the Fourth, Settle

King William the fourth Guest House provides high quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the centre of the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Settle. The Guest House provides six delightfully individual en suite rooms which has been lovingly converted to create a warm and welcoming guest house.  All rooms have hospitality trays with fair trade products, flat screen TV's and free Wifi Internet access.  All bed linen is high quality Egyptian cotton. We provide luxury white towels and quality toiletries for your comfort. Secure cycle storage is available.

King William the Fourth
High Street
Settle
BD24 9EX

01729 268152