Walking and Rambling in Grinton
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.
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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!
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
Discover this Norman castle’s fascinating past before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden.
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
The Dales Countryside Museum shows the Yorkshire Dales way of life and explores traditions long gone, including lead mining, knitting, and cheese making.
England’s largest single drop waterfall - a reputed 100ft drop, is set within the grounds of the historic Green Dragon Inn.
The perfect destination for fans of cheese - including Wallace & Gromit! See the cheese being made and then try a sample. Visit the website
Hawes is almost the halfway point on the famous Pennine Way walking route and sits in the stunning location of Wensleydale.
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!
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.
This dramatic medieval castle, set within a deer park, has a lovely walled garden, fine furniture and fantastic art collection. Visit the Castle 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
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. Formed by a melting glacier at the end of
Walkers are in for a treat! With YHA Kettlewell being pretty much at the foot of Great Whernside, a great day's walk is up, round the back of the house and over the top to Starbotton and back in
Mountain and cyclocross bikes are welcome on all the bridle ways in the area, have a look at the map (available in reception) as there are so many great routes to chose form.