The Yorkshire Dales National Park has a network of drystone walls which mark the boundaries of agriculture with a history reaching back for centuries. The sweeping heather moors, picturesque traditional villages and rich heritage ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy all year round. Walking, cycling or driving you will encounter many beautiful and fascinating features, rock formations which go back to the Ice Age, ancient crafts, historic houses and Abbeys abound.
The Three Peaks walk near Settle is very popular - 26 miles over Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside. For the less adventurous walkers - Ingleton Waterfalls walk or visit a cave - White Scar and Ingleborough caves near Ingleton or Stump Cross Caverns near Pateley Bridge.
See interesting limestone features and scenery - Malham Cove and Gordale Scar in the Yorkshire Dales.Bishop Burton village pondThe North York Moors have stunning scenery, pretty villages, wonderful walks and in late summer undulating swathes of purple heather. Fantastic historical sites are definitely worth a visit during ypur stay in Yorkshire and we have so many for you to see. Many of which have been used as film and TV locations.
Take in the North York Moors for - Heartbeat at Goathland, Pickering station saw Harry Potter set off on his Philosophers Stone adventure, Thirsk for James Herriots' All Creatures Great and Small, Brideshead Revisited at Castle Howard, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves was filmed partly at Aysgarth Falls and Little Voice was filmed in Scarborough., and more recently Harry Potter and the Deathly hallows at Malham Cove.
North Yorkshire has so many faces and will deal you all a personal card. Every turn in the road or hill on a walk will deliver a different facet of its personality. Whatever you or your family wish to see or do you will find it all here.