Skipton Castle is one of the most preserved and famous historic castles in Britain.
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
This charming steam railway has a quaint gift shop, café, picnic area and extensive collection of tank engines. There are also regular "Thomas the Tank Engine" events which are a favourite with children.
Bolton Abbey Estate
Explore the beautiful Yorkshire estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. 12th Century Priory ruins, Barden Tower, scenic moorland, riverside walks, gift shops and picnic sites provide a full day out for the family.
Keighley & Worth Valley Steam Railway
Star of the 1970s hit classic 'The Railway Children', the line has since been a magnet for visitors. Travel back in time through the Brontë landscape, the inspiration for the Brontë Novels.
Situated just 11 miles from Skipton, Malham is quite simply a place of outstanding natural beauty with this tiny Dales village nestling under Malham Cove. The views are stunning and the surrounding walking territory is very popular.
In addition to the impressive Crag. Kilnsey plays host to a variety of activities including a trout farm, fly fishing, pony trekking, squirrel and nature trail and freshwater aquarium.
Haworth - Bronte Country
The inspiration for Wuthering Heights makes Haworth and the Parsonage Museum a must for all Bronte fans.
The Ingleton waterfalls walk in the Yorkshire Dales is one of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland walks in the UK
Mother Shiptons Cave
Mother Shipton's Cave is one of England's oldest attractions. See where the legend began and the magic of the well that turns everyday items to stone.
Stump Cross Caverns
An ancient natural cave formation deep underneath the Yorkshire Dales. Featuring amazing show caves, cafe, cinema, shop, hilltop walks and visitor centre.
Ripley Castle is a Grade I listed 14th-century country house in Ripley, North Yorkshire, England, 3 miles north of Harrogate.
Harewood house was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in the land. All set in the beaurtiful backdrop of the landscaped gardens.
For something a bit more "Up tempo"...
You can get too much of a good thing of course, so if you start to miss the hustle and bustle of city life there’s no need to fear! Herriots Hotel is situated opposite Skipton train station, where a 40 minute journey will take you right into the heart of Leeds. With lively bars and fantastic shopping it’s the perfect place to spend a day.