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Beautiful Nidderdale AONB

Located in the Nidderdale AONB (Area of outstanding natural beauty) & close to the Yorkshire Dales


Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

We're located in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Less busy than the Yorkshire Dales yet every bit as gorgeous.

The walking is easy, but the views are just beautiful. Popular with cyclists since the Tour de France and recent UCI World Cycling Championships.

Brimham Rocks (NT) and Pateley Bridge

Brimham Rocks with its fantastic views and bizarre rock formations, scattered over 50 acres.

The Rocks and its heather moorland are both Sites of Special Scientific Interest and are a magnet for climbers, walkers, and families who love the freedom to explore this amazing place.

Also visit Pateley Bridge with its traditional high street, cafés and peaceful riverside walks.


Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal World Heritage Site

For centuries people have been drawn to this inspiring place. The atmospheric ruins of Fountains Abbey that remain are a window into a way of life which shaped the medieval world.

Studley Royal is an elegant water garden of mirror-like ponds, statues and follies. Green lawns stretch down to the riverside, a perfect spot for a picnic. Riverside paths lead to the deer park, home to deer and ancient trees. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Newby Hall and Ripley Castle

Newby Hall near Ripon - one of Britain’s finest Adam Houses and an exceptional example of 18th century interior decoration. Built in the 1690s by Sir Christopher Wren. Magnificant gardens, playground, railway & exhibitions. Restaurant open for delicious hot and cold takeaway food

Ripley Castle is a Grade 1 listed 14th-century country house in Ripley, near Harrogate. Visit the stunning gardens and grounds and take a walk around the castle wall. Tearooms and takeway plus the Boars Head pub for food.


Stump Cross Caverns

Situated between Wharfdale and Nidderdale in the beautifully rugged county of North Yorkshire, Stump Cross Caverns provide a wonderfully atmospheric and genuinely interesting place to visit.

An ancient natural cave formation deep underneath the Yorkshire Dales. Caves, cafe, cinema, shop, hilltop walks and an excellent visitor centre.

Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Yorkshire Dales are only a short drive away. Picturesque villages, breathtaking limestone scenery - gorges, coves and pavements.

Rugged hills with stunning summit views, including the Three Peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent. Great for mountain biking, cycling and horse riding too.


Stylish Harrogate

The elegant spa town of Harrogate is a short drive. Famous for Betty's Tearooms, Valley Gardens & Royal Baths. Ablaze with flowers at all times of the year.

It's a great place for shopping, art galleries and independent cafés.

Fabulous array of restaurants and traditional pubs offering delightful food and drink.

Historic York

The medieval walled City of York is famous for York Minster, the Jorvik Viking CentreClifford's Tower, and the National Railway Museum. The almost complete city walls offer a fantastic walk around the city.

River cruises offer a more relaxed way to soak up the atmosphere. A great city for shopping with easy Park & Ride options available.