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Days out, Walks

A circular walk – The highlights of Settle

Above the tops of Settle, North Yorkshire is a beautiful area overlooking the valley with the Yorkshire 3 Peaks in the distance, the river in the bottom and then across to the sights of Pendle Hill. This circular route of 8.5 miles starting in Stainforth is a challenging walk which takes in the highlights of […]

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Lightwater Valley – the ultimate day out!

A theme park perfect for younger families Lightwater Valley theme park near ripon (HG4 3HT) is a small (ish) theme park but it’s still big enough not to be able to do everything in the day! This is the first day out ever where we have stayed from opening time to closing time. The boys […]

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Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Location: LA6 3ET Distance: 5 miles Ingleton Waterfalls on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a fab family walk. One of the more challenging walks due to the length and the terrain but worth it! Waterfalls and more There are 8 main waterfalls around the route to see. The first 4 are on the […]

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Buckden Beck Waterfalls, Wharfedale

Location: BD23 5JA Distance: 1.2 miles Buckden Beck waterfalls are an impressive series of waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales. The walk is short, in total 1.2 miles there and back so it is a perfect walk for a little legs adventure. What to expect There are around 4 main waterfalls and we went, after a […]

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Stump Cross Caverns, #savethecaves

Gifted experience #ad Stump Cross Caverns on the Yorkshire Dales / Nidderdale border is a family run attraction which has been hit hard with the pandemic. They were not granted any government funding so have had to take matters in to their own hands. They set up crowd funders, firstly raffling off their own campervan […]

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Studfold Adventure Trail, Nidderdale

Studfold Adventure Trail in Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge was one of our favourite days out in 2020. It is a fairy trail but with a difference. Studfold is located in Lofthouse in the heart of Nidderdale (HG3 5SG). The trail will take you around 3 hours as there are so many things to stop off […]

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Aireville Park, Skipton – not just a park

Location: Aireville Park, BD23 1QR Aireville Park in Skipton is an amazing park, the best in the town by a long way. The park is the heart of the town and you can easily spend a few hours here. Playground Obviously the main highlight is the playground. The wooden playground equipment was built in the […]

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Hesketh Farm Park, Bolton Abbey

Location: BD23 6HA Hesketh farm is our local farm and is such a good one to have on our doorstep. If we cannot think of anything to do it’s our go to place and also somewhere to take friends as everyone always has a great time. Animals – up close and personal The farm experience […]

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Thorp Perrow Arboretum, near Bedale

Location: Thorp Perrow, DL8 2PS Thorp Perrow is an estate with formal gardens and a Birds of Prey and Mammal Centre. The gardens are lovely with so much to explore. There are different areas and you find yourself just aimlessly wandering and coming across random sculptures/statues. There are tree lined avenues, open spaces, flower patches, […]