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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.

Also if you are considering camping in the dales as part of your activity holiday, we work very closely with CampStead.com who have a wonderful selection of featured campsites in and around Yorkshire, and the Dales, please click here for more information and to book a campsite.

 
 
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

Halton Gill Bunk Barn

Halton Gill Bunk Barn
North Yorkshire
BD23 5QN

01730 893415

Halton Gill Bunk Barn

Halton Gill Bunk Barn is situated at the head of Littondale, the most quiet and beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales, in the centre of the National Park. It lies at the foot of Penyghent, one of the famous Three Peaks, near the Pennine Way and the Dales Way, and the area is criss-crossed by a number of public footpaths. The Bunk Barn sleeps 40 people in 8 separate bedrooms. At the entrance is a large, efficient drying room, where we also keep the playfield games and equipment. The covered entrance porch leads to a large slate-flagged reception hall. In the hall are some comfy chairs, the phone, and a football table. The Finnish Sauna is located just off the main hall.

Halton Gill Bunk Barn

Halton Gill Bunk Barn

Halton Gill Bunk Barn is situated at the head of Littondale, the most quiet and beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales, in the centre of the National Park. It lies at the foot of Penyghent, one of the famous Three Peaks, near the Pennine Way and the Dales Way, and the area is criss-crossed by a number of public footpaths. The Bunk Barn sleeps 40 people in 8 separate bedrooms. At the entrance is a large, efficient drying room, where we also keep the playfield games and equipment. The covered entrance porch leads to a large slate-flagged reception hall. In the hall are some comfy chairs, the phone, and a football table. The Finnish Sauna is located just off the main hall.

Halton Gill Bunk Barn
North Yorkshire
BD23 5QN

01730 893415

River House, Malham

Malham
Near Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4DA

01729 830315

River House, Malham

A Victorian Country house, originally built in 1664, offering superb breakfasts. Centrally located in this beautiful Malhamdale Village amidst stunning scenery, with the Pennine way and other walking and cycling routes running just past the front door. A warm welcome awaits you on your arrival.

River House, Malham

River House, Malham

A Victorian Country house, originally built in 1664, offering superb breakfasts. Centrally located in this beautiful Malhamdale Village amidst stunning scenery, with the Pennine way and other walking and cycling routes running just past the front door. A warm welcome awaits you on your arrival.

Malham
Near Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 4DA

01729 830315

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

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

The Old Stable Cottage
Crackpot
Low Row
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL11 6NW

01748 886346

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

Welcome to the Old Stable, our cottage in the quiet hamlet of Crackpot, upper Swaledale. Whatever the season, upper Swaledale is a place of beauty and interest. It continues to stimulate artists and invites contemplation, exploration and play.Enjoy magnificent sunrises & sunsets, clear starry night skies, bright reflective winter snow and the variety of the natural & man-made dales landscape. We offer 2 bedroomed self-catering accommodation, originally built as a seed store & stable and added in the 1830's to what was then known as Crackpot Farm.

 

*For Directions to our cottage please visit our website*

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

The Old Stable Cottage, Crackpot

Welcome to the Old Stable, our cottage in the quiet hamlet of Crackpot, upper Swaledale. Whatever the season, upper Swaledale is a place of beauty and interest. It continues to stimulate artists and invites contemplation, exploration and play.Enjoy magnificent sunrises & sunsets, clear starry night skies, bright reflective winter snow and the variety of the natural & man-made dales landscape. We offer 2 bedroomed self-catering accommodation, originally built as a seed store & stable and added in the 1830's to what was then known as Crackpot Farm.

 

*For Directions to our cottage please visit our website*

The Old Stable Cottage
Crackpot
Low Row
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL11 6NW

01748 886346

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

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.

 

The George & Dragon Are Proud to Announce Their Recent Awards

CASK MARQUE ACCREDITED

CAMRA Westmorland Pub Of The Year 2014

 

The George & Dragon use local meat suppliers Peggleside Farm for their sausages, and Hacra Farm for their beef, vegetables are from powells in Sedbergh, and our eggs are supplied by a local farmer.

 

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.

 

The George & Dragon Are Proud to Announce Their Recent Awards

CASK MARQUE ACCREDITED

CAMRA Westmorland Pub Of The Year 2014

 

The George & Dragon use local meat suppliers Peggleside Farm for their sausages, and Hacra Farm for their beef, vegetables are from powells in Sedbergh, and our eggs are supplied by a local farmer.

 

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

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

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Tucked Away House
5 Brown Fold
Grassington
North Yorkshire
BD23 5AB

01756 753332

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Welcome to Tucked Away House, luxurious guest accommodation in the delightful Yorkshire Dales village of Grassington.

 

Hilary & Paul have built a reputation of offering fabulous Yorkshire Dales hospitality in their beautiful home, guests who stay at Tucked Away house can expect a luxury home from home experience with touches such as luxury beds, and hand made oak furniture in the stunning en-suite rooms.

 

Guests will also receive a hearty, traditional Yorkshire Dales breakfast using only the finest dales produce.

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Tucked Away House, Grassington

Welcome to Tucked Away House, luxurious guest accommodation in the delightful Yorkshire Dales village of Grassington.

 

Hilary & Paul have built a reputation of offering fabulous Yorkshire Dales hospitality in their beautiful home, guests who stay at Tucked Away house can expect a luxury home from home experience with touches such as luxury beds, and hand made oak furniture in the stunning en-suite rooms.

 

Guests will also receive a hearty, traditional Yorkshire Dales breakfast using only the finest dales produce.

Tucked Away House
5 Brown Fold
Grassington
North Yorkshire
BD23 5AB

01756 753332

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn
Burneston
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2HX

01677 426123

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston is a family run pub with a friendly welcome and a cosy atmosphere. Located in the peaceful and beautiful village of Burneston near Bedale, North Yorkshire, ideally placed just off the A1 and handy for local tourist attractions. A Freehouse since July 2014, serving good food, using locally sourced ingredients, fine wine and great local ales. We are serving real local ales and good quality beers. Our shelves are stocked with fine wines and a wide selection of spirits. Sit in a nice cosy atmosphere in front of our wood burning stove and enjoy a nice cold beverage.

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston

The Woodman Inn, Burneston is a family run pub with a friendly welcome and a cosy atmosphere. Located in the peaceful and beautiful village of Burneston near Bedale, North Yorkshire, ideally placed just off the A1 and handy for local tourist attractions. A Freehouse since July 2014, serving good food, using locally sourced ingredients, fine wine and great local ales. We are serving real local ales and good quality beers. Our shelves are stocked with fine wines and a wide selection of spirits. Sit in a nice cosy atmosphere in front of our wood burning stove and enjoy a nice cold beverage.

The Woodman Inn
Burneston
Bedale
North Yorkshire
DL8 2HX

01677 426123