Mountain Biking at YHA Hawes
Hawes is an excellent base for mountain biking in the Yorkshire Dales. Don't forget to look up and admire the amazing views that stretch over Wensleydale and Swaledale!
What makes it special
- Mountain Biking
Other things to do nearby
This fortress has stunning views over the Tees Gorge. Don't miss the sensory garden of scented plants and tactile objects. Visit the English Heritage website
The Dales Countryside Museum shows the Yorkshire Dales way of life and explores traditions long gone, including lead mining, knitting, and cheese making.
72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales. Visit the website
A walkers’ paradise. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned walker, you will find the Malhamdale scenery truly stunning.
The Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way passes through Malham, and offers a classic 3 or 4 day cycle ride. Get out on your bike and enjoy the stunning landscape.
Malham Cove, as seen in one of the Harry Potter films, was used for training by the successful 1953 Everest Expedition, and has some of the toughest Limestone routes in the world.
Fountains Fell Distance: 8.5 miles/14km Start/Finish: Malham Tarn Field Centre, BD24 9PU Terrain: Track, trail, rough moorland Toughness: Challenging Ascent: 395 metres Navigation: Mod
The Yorkshire Dales is renowned for its walking terrain, and there aren’t many better reasons as to why than a visit to Malham Cove and Gordale Scar.
Hawes is almost the halfway point on the famous Pennine Way walking route and sits in the stunning location of Wensleydale.
Well positioned on the Dales Cycle Way, YHA Hawes is an excellent stop-off point for all cyclists en-route, no matter where you're going - north, south, east or west.
The perfect destination for fans of cheese - including Wallace & Gromit! See the cheese being made and then try a sample. Visit the website
England’s largest single drop waterfall - a reputed 100ft drop, is set within the grounds of the historic Green Dragon Inn.
A wonderland of sculpted passages and beautiful cave formations which were hidden behind large calcite dams until 1837.
White Scar Cave, Britain’s longest show cave, enjoys a magnificent setting in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The area is full of striking landscapes to explore. The traditional limestone barns and wildflower meadows contrast with the rugged beauty of the old mine workings.