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Nearby Attractions

Here on the right are a number of suggestions to keep you busy over your stay in or near the area. (as if Grassington isn't enough excitment for you)

Or

... you can do one of the local popular walks>>

... go and look at the Events Board >> for possible suggestions.

... ask for advice from contributors on the Message Board>>

 

Popular Tourist Areas

Most visitors to the area usualy find themselves in the National Parks Visitor Centre. Here you can find literature, information, postcards and everything you will need to enhance your stay in Grassington.

 

Skipton Castle

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Lynton Church & Bridge

Just a short trudge down from the village of Grassington, the bridge crosses the river giving a dramatic view of both the weir on one side and the dramatic rocky waterfalls on the other. Whilst the 13th C Church and it's grounds offer quiet sanctuary...more>>


Grassington Smelt Mill

The gritstone above Grassington and Hebden were far less productive agriculturally, but what was lacking in farming, they made up for with the discovery of lead ore. You can visit this Smelt Mill just north of the village...more»


Kilnsey Crag

Is only 4 miles away. This impressive crag leans right out above the road. Trout Farm. Fly fishing, pony trekking and a childrens adventure playground area nearby...more»

 

Stump Cross Caverns

Just over 6 miles away. On the B6265 between Grassington and Pately Bridge. Discovered in 1860. Natural caves open to the public...more»


Parcevall Hall Gardens

6 miles away, near Burnsall. Marvellous gardens set in beautiful surroundings with excellent views. 16 acres of Woodland garden. Open to the Public through the summer. Picnic area. Free parking...more»


Skipton

9 miles away. The nearest town and perhaps best known for being at the foot of the dales; has a castle, canal and shops...more»


Bolton Abbey Estate

9 miles away. Bolton Priory was built by the Augustinian monks and ruined by Henry VIII. Now a beautiful, well kept country estate and open to the public. Over 80 miles of riverside, woodland and moorland paths, picnic areas, posh tea rooms and restaurants, gift shops and fabulous photogenic scenery...more»

 

Malham

11 miles away. Probably the single most impressive natural feature in the whole of the Yorkshire Dales - Malham Cove, Janet's Fosse and Gordale Scar...more»

 

Brimham Rocks

14 miles away, past Pately Bridge. A large area of weird rock formations, huge millstone grit boulders that have naturally eroded into strange or comical shapes. Site owned and run by the National Trust...more»

 

Embsay Steam Railway

18 miles away. A volunteer-run steam railway. Trains run every Sunday. Special events. Thomas the tank engine makes regular appearances here. The line connects you to Bolton Abbey Estate...more»


Keighley Worth Valley Railway

19 miles away. The KWVR Runs old steam and diesel trains daily through the summer, and connects from Keighley to Haworth and Oxenhope...more»


Dales Way

A beautiful walk that passes through Grassington -watch the video...more>>>
 

Ilkley

Posh Town with High Teas, Miss Marple lookalikes and a bluebell wood...more>>>

The Folly in Settle

20 miles away,The Folly is a beautiful 17th century Grade I listed building, in the heart of the pretty market town of Settle in the Yorkshire Dales ...more

 

East Riddlesden Hall

20 miles away, on the A650 from Keighley to Bingley. Merchants house and tithe barn. Duck pond, garden, grass maze, ghosts. Costumed tours...more»

 

Wycoller

21 miles away. Ruined old Manor house and hamlet. Believed to have inspired Rochester's home, Ferndean Manor in Jane Eyre. Like all good ruins, it is haunted. Renowned for it's three unusual bridges; has a small museum and some tea rooms...more»

 

Settle Carlisle Railway

The town of Settle is 22 miles away, but you can actually connect onto the most spectacular train line in England from Skipton Station. See our guide to the complete route, all the stops, complete with stunning photos ...more»

...and also a list of stations, viaducts etc ....more»

 

Haworth & Brontë Parsonage

23 miles away. Beautifully preserved, the original Haworth parsonage is now an excellent museum for Brontë fans. Nearby is Top Withins Farm, the inspiration for Wuthering Heights.Look in on the parsonage, the museum, and the church...more»
 

Bradford Industrial Museum

29 miles away, Moorside Mills, in Eccleshill on the outskirts of Bradford, is a living museum giving an insight into the way we onced lived and worked, and it's free...more»


Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

29 miles away, Famous for it's spectacular scenery, the Ingleton Waterfalls Walk takes a circular route from the Dales village of Ingleton up alongside the River Doe, past several small falls to the main falls, Thornton Force, then across over the tops and back down another valley alongside the River Greta. ...more»


Ingleborough Cave

Ingleborough is one of the famous three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is renowned for its caves and potholes. The area contains a labyrinth of underground passages and watercourses hollowed out of the limestone rock over thousands of years. 29 miles away...more»


Harewood House

30 miles away. This stunning house and gardens, winner of the Visitor Attraction of the Year 2002, is well worth the the visit, with its outstanding collections, lake, and landscape.
Enough to keep any family occupied and happy for the day ...more»


Video Clips

A look at all the best tourist attractions and more, in glorious moving colour, only a link away...more>>>
 

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