Tag: yorkshire dales

Days out, Walks, Waterfall

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 […]

Days out

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 […]

Challenges, Walks

Simons Seat, near Bolton Abbey

Location: Layby parking, BD23 6DJ Distance: 6km Last Summer me and my old man decided to climb up to Simons Seat. Having always lived local we have never actually done this walk and wow we were impressed! Simons Seat is the summit of Barden Moor and is a collection of gritstone boulders with a trig […]

Walks

Trollers Gill, a mythical Yorkshire Dales walk

Location: Roadside parking close to the entrance of Parceval Hall, BD23 6DE Distance: 4km Troller’s Gill is an exciting walk and one of those that I wish I had done years ago. The limestone gorge runs up the route of Skyreholme Beck but the beck actually disappears under ground. Legend has it that it is […]

Walks, Waterfall

Catrigg Force, Stainforth

Location: BD24 9QD Distance: 4km Catrigg Force is a fine example of a waterfall just above the village of Stainforth. It is hidden away so an exciting find. The walk starts in the main Yorkshire Dales National Park car park and heads into the village, following it round past the church to the stepping stones […]

Walks

Conistone Dib and Pie, Upper Wharfedale

Location: Road parking, BD23 5HS Distance: 4km or 2.5km without the Pie This walk can be done as one or if you want a shorter walk just knock ‘the Pie’ on the head! The walk starts in the village of Conistone which has the most gorgeous houses! The Dib starts just behind one of these. […]

Walks, Waterfall

Stainforth Force

Location: Main car park, BD24 9QD Distance: 1.5km (there and back) If you only ever go once to Stainforth make sure it is in the Autumn so you can see the jumping salmon! It may sound like a strange thing but believe me it is the most exciting thing when you are there! Nature really […]

Days out, Walks

Skipton – the Gateway to the Dales

Skipton, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful market town. You can spend the day wandering around or basing yourself here to sample the delights of what is on our doorstep. The town is bustling every day especially on market days as there is so much to see. Local pubs and cafes serving […]

Days out, Walks

Settle

Settle is a quaint Yorkshire market town, similar to Skipton and not too far away. It is within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is the ideal place to base yourself for a walk, day out, long weekend or a holiday. There are so many walks that you can do in this area from short […]

Walks, Waterfall

Valley of Desolation, Bolton Abbey

Location: Riverside car park (Cavendish), BD23 6AN Distance: 4.5km The Valley of Desolation is one of the lesser known Bolton Abbey walks but is a must if you are up for a little bit of adventure! From the Cavendish Pavillion the walk to the waterfall is just over 2km. It is a bit of a […]