Local Area

Skipton Castle

Skipton CastleOver 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year. Visitors can explore every corner of this impressive history-rich castle, which whithstood a three-year siege during the Civil War. View the Banqueting Hall, the Kitchen, the Bedchamber and Privy. Climb from the depths of the Dungeon to the top storey of the Watch Tower.

Even now more historic finds are being discovered. Recently an ancient well was uncovered, helping to explain how the castle garrison survived the siege of 1643-5.

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website  www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

Broughton Hall

Broughton HallBroughton Hall situated in some of the most stunning countryside in Yorkshire, this award winning Estate and Business Park is set within 3000 acres of secure and extensive landscape grounds.

The estates heritage buildings have been sympathetically and beautifully restored over the past two decades and are now home to more than 50 companies and 60 homes.

A total of over 600 people Live Work and Play at Broughton.

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website  www.broughtonhall.co.uk


Just north of Skipton lies the delightful Dales village of Malham, the inspiration for works by Turner and for Charles Kingsley's 'The Water Babies'. The surrounding spectacular limestone scenery includes Malham Cove, Malham Beck, Malham Tarn, Gordale Scar, Water Sinks and the picturesque waterfall of Janet's Foss.

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website  www.malhamdale.com

Bolton Abbey

Bolton AbbeyBolton AbbeyBolton Abbey is in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. With just under 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside, over 80 miles of footpaths and ample space to run around and enjoy the fresh air, there is something for all ages. Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend, wander along the riverside, woodland and moorland paths.

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website  www.boltonabbey.com


Airedale's delightful market town overlooks the Aire Gap at the south western boundary of the Yorkshire Dales. A position that led to it becoming commonly known as the 'Gateway to the Dales'. The town itself is a fabulous destination.

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website  www.yorkshire-dales.com

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

This steam train ride through the heart of Bronte Country is pure nostalgia. The epic five mile journey tackles the steep sides of a beautiful and dramatic valley and passed reminders of a proud industrial heritage. Scenery immortalised in The Railway Children, Yanks, Poirot, Sherlock Holmes, Sons and Lovers and countless other TV and film productions.

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website  www.kwvr.co.uk