Discover this Norman castle’s fascinating past before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden.
What makes it special
- Discover a fascinating past
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Other things to do nearby
Swaledale has the highest concentration of quality bridleways and trails anywhere in the Yorkshire Dales. Routes start from the Hostel door, so you can just set off for the day!
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.
Close to the Dales Cycle Way, you will be hard pushed to find traffic on these quiet, tranquil roads. YHA Grinton Lodge is the perfect location for your cycling holiday in the beautiful
The greatest collections of European Fine and Decorative Arts in the North of England - a great day out for all of the family. Visit the Museum website
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
This dramatic medieval castle, set within a deer park, has a lovely walled garden, fine furniture and fantastic art collection. Visit the Castle website
3.4 miles This unusual monastery is the best preserved Carthusian priory in Britain. Don't miss the reconstructed monk’s cell and herb plot. Visit the website
Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place. Visit the Garden website
Cote Ghyll Mill is adjacent to the Cleveland Way, the Coast to Coast and is at the start of the Lyke Wake Walk route.
There are numerous trails across the North Yorkshire Moors to test all abilities.
National Cycle network (Route 65) passes by the Mill which takes in minor roads and traffic-free routes on bridleways past Cod Beck reservoir.
A pleasant, two mile walk around Cod Beck Reservoir includes just about every type of scenery you'll find in the moors. The walk can either be from the Hostel at the southern end, or from the ca
The Dales Countryside Museum shows the Yorkshire Dales way of life and explores traditions long gone, including lead mining, knitting, and cheese making.
15 miles from Edmundbyers, Hamsterley Forest offers something for everyone.
An unforgettable experience and chance to see the veterinary practice that was at the heart of the much loved stories. Visit the website
England’s largest single drop waterfall - a reputed 100ft drop, is set within the grounds of the historic Green Dragon Inn.