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Castle Rising Castle, Castle Rising, Norfolk

Castle Rising

in the county of Norfolk

Pictures of Ingleton

About Ingleton

This is one of the Yorkshire Dales most fascinating areas. Ingleton thrives as a centre for those who take pleasure in exploring the vast underworld to be discovered beneath the limestone hills of this glorious scenic region. The village is surrounded by a honeycomb of caves, some of which are accessible only to experienced potholers. It is also surrounded by some of Yorkshire's finest scenery with endless vista's of mountains threaded with countless, sparkling waterfalls.

White Scar show-caves, with their magnificent stalactites, stalagmites, underground river and lake, are a noted tourist attraction and are especially beautiful. For those who prefer to stay above ground there is the challenging heights of Whernside (2,419ft) and the peaks of Ingleborough and Penyghent, together these peaks, so matchless in beauty, form some of the most formidable for walkers and climbers in the Dales. A gentler walk can be taken through lovely woodland gorges to see waterfalls in a dainty silvery slither which rapidly becomes a foaming torrent as the water plunges over rocks into the valley below.

The area attracts archaeologists who come to explore the rich patchwork of geological and archaeological sites spread across the region which is crossed by the Craven Fault.

There are many wonderful places to visit in the peaceful Yorkshire Dales, it is not just a holiday destination for climbers and walkers but an area of wild, magnificent beauty whose perfect tranquillity has immense appeal for everyone.

Ingleton, backed by the drama of Ingleborough, makes an ideal choice from which to explore beautiful countryside, see the famous Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle - Carlisle railway route and visit White Scar, the longest show-cave in England. There are pubs, village shops and a range of holiday accommodation to suit all tastes. Best of all, there is a blessed peace and serenity, hard to find in any other place.

Recommended towns & villages near Ingleton

Settle Station

Settle (35 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SE of Ingleton)

A wonderful market town in the Yorkshire Dales. Settle is the starting point for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway; one of Britain's most spectacular and scenic railways which.....

Capernwray Hall, Capernwray

Capernwray (25 Pictures) in the county of Lancashire

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction W of Ingleton)

There is a lovely timeless atmosphere surrounding this old Lancashire village, maybe this is caused by the gracious properties hidden amongst the leafy lanes of the area...

St. Oswald's Church, Warton (near Carnforth, Lancs.)

Warton (4 Pictures) in the county of Lancashire

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction W of Ingleton)

Warton is a pleasant village to visit. Interestingly, it is in a site considered to be of special scientific interest, quite possibly the home of early man...

Slaidburn Church, Hodder Valley, Lancashire

Slaidburn (55 Pictures) in the county of Lancashire

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction S of Ingleton)

An eye catching place with a pretty village green and a scattering of stone cottages set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Hodder...

Grisedale Tarn, Cumbria

Grisedale (3 Pictures) in the county of North Yorkshire

(13.8 miles, 22.1 km, direction N of Ingleton)


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Garsdale Station on the Settle Carlisle Railway, located high in the Yorksire Dales National Park

Settle Carlisle Railway (9 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SE)

This spectacular train journey could easily be the most scenic train trip in the whole of the UK. The route is part of National.....

Hutton Roof, Nr Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Jan 2006

Hutton Roof Crags (1 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)


Forest of Bowland, Lancashire

Forest of Bowland (43 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction S)

This high region of grouse moor and high fells crossed with deep narrow valley's was once a hunting ground of Saxon King's. It.....

Warton Rectory, Lancashire

Warton Old Rectory (2 Pictures)

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction W)


Malham Tarn, North Yorkshire

Malham Tarn & Moor (4 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction E)

Malham Tarn is a lake in the Yorkshire Dales National Park which inspired English novelist Charles Kingsley to write the classic.....

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Malham Cove (30 Pictures)

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SE)

A natural limestone formation which is a national beauty spot, near Malham, North Yorkshire..


Yorkshire Dales National Park (266 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction E)

The unyielding screach of a curlew from the skies above, is often the only sound heard in the far upland reaches of the lonely.....

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