WEBSITES OF LOCAL BUSINESSES, ATTRACTIONS AND ORGANISATIONS WHICH YOU MAY FIND HELPFUL.
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ArtisOn – ArtisOn provides an unrivalled choice of short art and craft skills workshops in the Yorkshire Dales. Treat yourself to a fantastic day out – we have something for everyone…
Bah Humbugs Masham – Take a trip down memory lane and re-discover some of your favourite sweets. Black Bullets, Coconut Mushrooms, Yorkshire Mixture, Kola Cubes and Liquorice sticks are just a taster of the wide range of old fashioned sweets on offer.
Black Sheep Brewery Masham – Situated at the gateway to Wensleydale, Masham is the home of the Black Sheep Brewery. Learn how the brewery was established in the early 90’s, find out about their range of ales and how they are made. See what the Visitor Centre and famous Bistro have to offer.
Bolton Castle – Bolton Castle is a spectacular mediaeval fortress, situated in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, on the boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Bolton is open daily throughout the year to visitors.
Bolton Abbey and Estate – The Bolton Abbey Estate covers 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside in the Yorkshire Dales.There are medieval buildings to explore and 80 miles of moorland, woodland and riverside footpaths.
Corks and Cases Masham – Corks and Cases, 17 Silver Street, Masham, (01765 688810) A paradise for wine lovers, this independent merchant offers non supermarket wines along with a selection of wine gifts, including Guess The Grape – Blind Wine Tasting Game, a must for anyone who likes a glass of vino! Wines on tasting daily.
Dalesbus – The official site of the Yorkshire Dales Public Transport Users Group, providing details of bus and train services in the Yorkshire Dales plus numerous links to sites of interest to visitors. There’s a wealth of information available within this site.
Dales Discoveries – Visit the Yorkshire Dales: Explore and enjoy the Yorkshire Dales – Insiders guide and recommendations for places to go in the Yorkshire Dales.
Daleswalks : Walks in Yorkshire – Index of walks, where to eat and drink, things to do, walking information, online shop, useful information and links.
Fountains Abbey World Heritage Site and Studley Royal Estate – Fountains Abbey with Studley Royal Water Garden, four miles west of Ripon is of outstanding historic and aesthetic importance. The 822 acre (333ha) estate, open daily all year round, offers visitors: The dramatic remains of a Cistercian Abbey; Over 10 historic buildings, including a superb Victorian church; A medieval deer park home to 500 Red, Fallow and Sika deer; Elegant ornamental lakes.
Inspired Chocolate Luxury Belgian chocolates and truffles handmade in Leyburn. – Watch the chocolatiers making chocolate, visit the cafe and buy chocolate, fudge and gifts in the shop.
Leyburn Bikes – Adult and children’s bikes for hire so that you can explore the Dales.
Lightwater Valley – Lightwater Valley amusement park is one of the finest theme parks in the UK. Family fun days out in Yorkshire, North of England for kids and older children.
Middleham Online – Take a look at Middleham – Its Past and Present and all it has to offer the Visitor to this historic and fascinating old Dales Town…….
Nidderdale Llamas – Llama trekking is a fantastic way to relax and enjoy some magnificent scenery around Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. You can not ‘ride’ a llama but they make great walking companions and carry all your gear! Quite the alternative to pony trekking!
Nolon Stacey Fine Art: Graphite Pencil Artist – Graphite pencil drawings of rural scenery, farm animals, dogs and wildlife.
Outhwaite Ropemakers: Bannister and Barrier Ropes, Dog Leads, Braids, Bell and Equestrian Ropes – Set in the heart of Herriot country in the Yorkshire dales countryside, it has traded under it current name since 1905. Recent expansion has seen the current premises grow to over 10,000 square feet.
Richmond Online Events and Notices Diary – An historical market town, with Norman castle, Georgian architecture, cobbled market place, monuments and abbeys, the fast flowing river Swale, and breathtaking scenery. A town which inspires painters and poets, past and present.
Skipton Castle – Over 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.
Stage 1 Cycles – There’s no better way to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park than on a bike. With Stage 1 Cycles, we’ll have you riding the fantastic routes around Wensleydale in no time at all.
Swaledale Festival – Visit the site to keep up to date with the exciting plans for the festival.
Theakstons Brewery Masham – To have a legendary Theakston’s experience come to our Visitors Centre in Masham where you can taste the brews fresh from the cask, or why not take a look through our shop.
The Cat Pottery for Cat Lovers everywhere – At West Burton in Wensleydale Moorside Design have been designing and making Ceramic Cats since 1982. In the last few years they have extended their range of unique designs to include Stone Cats especially for the garden and also Bronze and Aluminium Cats for indoors.
The Forbidden Corner Coverdale – A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. At every turn there are decisions to make and tricks to avoid. This is a day out with a difference which will challenge and delight adults and children of all ages.
The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park is a 20 acre woodland garden in a spectacular setting approximately 6 miles from Masham and Ripon. A rich tapestry of colour, the garden is teaming with a fabulous array of plants cloaking the steep hillsides from the valley floor up to the house which sits at 850ft above sea level.
The Settle Carlise Railway – The Settle-Carlisle line runs 72 miles, crossing across the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Taking a trip on this line will include the 24 arched Ribblehead Viaduct and the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor. You can take day trips and steam trains operate at certain times. Check out the website for full details.
The Wensleydale Railway: Direct daily trains between Leeming Bar and Leyburn – A ride on the Wensleydale Railway passes through some of the most magical scenery in the Yorkshire Dales – but that’s not all. Easy comfortable transport for all seasons. Whether as a family day out, a days walking, a special excursion or simply a nice cup of tea and a cake in the Buffet Car or at their Bistro Cafe in Leyburn.
Upper Wensleydale Online Guide – A warm welcome awaits you in Upper Wensleydale, heartland of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. An ideal holiday base for lovers of hills and dales, water and wildness, villages with markets and small speciality shops. This site covers information on Dales events, local history, wildlife, local news, shops, food and drink, accommodation, attractions …….
walking-books.com – Make the most of your stay in the Yorkshire Dales with a great guide book or map from our friends at walking-books.com
Wensleydale Creamery Hawes – Enjoy the Wensleydale cheese experience! At our visitor centre, you can enjoy cheese tasting, watch from the viewing gallery, visit our shop and restaurant, or pass the time in our museum. Tours of the creamery occur daily from 10am, and we are open all year round (except Christmas Day!).
White Scar Caves – Deep Beneath Ingleborough Hill in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, lies a hidden world which has been sculptured by nature over thousands of years.
Winifred Hodge Painting Workshops – This website provides information on a range of painting workshops provided by Winifred Hodge. The workshops take place at a number of locations throughout the Dales with the emphasis being on painting for pure pleasure and enjoyment. For further details on the workshops available, including dates and prices, please visit www.winifredhodge.co.uk
Yorkshire Walks – for walking route ideas in Yorkshire and Northern England.
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