7 days out in the Yorkshire Dales

August is marching along and there’s still time to enjoy exploring the Yorkshire Dales this school holidays. I had a think about some of the lovely things to do in the area, and soon came up with these. In no particular order…

Bolton Abbey

Take a walk through Strid Wood on the Bolton Abbey Estate and meet the Bodger, a skilled craftsman who makes traditional tools out of woodland products. 

Gordale Scar

Climb Gordale Scar in Malham.

Malham Day Out

Paddle through the little streams in Malham and catch Minnows in a net.

Skipton Castle

Visit Skipton Castle, it’s a great day out and wonderfully preserved.

Canal boats

Enjoy a ride on a Canal Boat from Skipton.

Sweetie Shop

And for those with a sweet tooth, why not call in to the Traditional Sweet Shop at the top of the High Street for a tasty treat.

Pen y Ghent

Climb majestic Pen y Ghent.

Grassington Farmers Market

Visit Grassington Market Square with its cobbled street.

The classic walls and barns landscape of the Yorkshire Dales

Climb the hills above Kettlewell to take in some wonderful views of Upper Wharfedale.

The Craven Arms, Appletreewick

Round off the day with a trip to a country pub for tea, such as the lovely Craven Arms at Appletreewick.

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