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8 Things To Do in Yorkshire Dales National Park


Hey, fellow explorers! If you’re itching for an adventure that combines breathtaking landscapes, historical charm and exciting outdoor adventures, look no further than the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This picturesque paradise is a playground for thrill-seekers. Let’s dive into the 8 things you absolutely must do in this wonderland of adventure in Yorkshire.


1. Epic Walks:

Strap on those boots and hit the trails! Yorkshire Dales is a haven for walkers, offering different trails catering to all experience levels. For a challenge, tackle the Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent, and Whernside circuit, also known as the Yorkshire Three Peaks. Three peaks, one epic adventure! Every year, thousands set out to conquer the Three Peaks and when we say the views speak for themselves, we mean it!

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2. Chase Waterfalls:

Forget TLC’s advice and DO go chasing waterfalls! Ingleton Waterfalls Trail promises a jaw-dropping series of waterfalls surrounded by lush, green landscapes. It’s a nature lover’s dream and the perfect backdrop for a few moments of relaxation.

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3. Bolton Abbey:

For a serene escape, head to Bolton Abbey. This historical gem is more than just a pretty face; it’s an open invitation to wander through ancient ruins, stroll along the river, and have a picnic in the shadow of the Priory. Pro tip: Bring a blanket, some snacks, and soak in the history surrounded by the sounds of nature.

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4. Bolton Castle:

Step back in time as you explore the medieval fortress that is Bolton Castle, imagining what life was like in the 14th century. From grand halls to impressive gardens, this castle is a true time capsule that’ll make you feel like a knight or lady on a quest.

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5. Castle Hopping:

Ready for more castle action? Yorkshire Dales has got you covered. Check out Middleham Castle, Skipton Castle, and Richmond Castle for a triple dose of medieval marvels. Pretend you’re in a Game of Thrones episode or simply revel in the historical vibes – the choice is yours!


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6. Historical Voyage through Time:

History buffs, rejoice! Yorkshire Dales is a treasure trove of historical sites. Explore the mysterious ruins of Jervaulx Abbey, where centuries-old stories whisper through the stone arches. It’s like stepping into a time machine, minus the complicated science stuff.

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7. Malham Cove Magic:

Channel your inner explorer at Malham Cove, a massive limestone amphitheater that’s as awe-inspiring as it sounds. Hike to the top for panoramic views that’ll make your heart skip a beat. The daring can even try a spot of rock climbing – just don’t forget to bring your sense of adventure!

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8. Aysgarth Falls Adventure:

Last but certainly not least, Aysgarth Falls is a must-see for those craving a nature-packed escapade. Marvel at the cascading waterfalls and lose yourself in the enchanting woodland trails. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of local wildlife showing off their acrobatic skills.

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Ready for an adventure with us in Yorkshire?

Join us in Yorkshire for unforgettable retreats in 2024! Whether you’re a seasoned thrill-seeker or a history enthusiast, there’s something for everyone in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Don’t let the adventure pass you by – book your spot now and get ready for a journey of a lifetime!