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Grassington, North Yorkshire

Grassington (51 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction SE)

This is Upper Wharfdale's principle village. It is a place of quiet charm with a lovely old bridge spanning the River Wharfe and cobbled lanes with pretty stone cottages descending towards the attractive village square...

Buckden, near Kettlewell, North Yorkshire

Kettlewell (47 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction N)

The spectacular limestone beauty of Kettlewell has been appreciated by travellers for decades. It has a series of delightful cottages clustered around the little Cam Beck, a tributary of the River Wharfe as it plunges from Great Whernside...

Near Arncliffe, Yorkshire

Arncliffe (1 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (3.8 miles, 6.2 km, direction NW)

Arncliffe is the largest of Littondales four villages and is situated on the lovely River Skirfare...

The River Wharfe near Burnsall, North Yorkshire

Burnsall (24 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction SE)

Viewed from the surrounding grassy fells, this gorgeous stone village with its striking walls softened by rich green foliage, presents a picture of timeless charm...

Starling with caterpillars

Malham (83 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction SW)

High on the moors and dales of Yorshire, lies the wild and desolate place of Malham....

Skipton

Skipton (168 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction S)

Long considered "The Gateway to the Dales" which lye to the north, moors extend southwards, and the tranquil countryside of the Ribble Valley is to the west...

Settle Station

Settle (34 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction W)

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.....

Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey (135 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction SE)

The Bolton Abbey Estate covers 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside in the Yorkshire Dales.There are medieval buildings to explore and 80 miles of moorland, woodland and riverside footpaths...

The Station

Horton in Ribblesdale (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction W)

Set in the valley at the foot of Pen-y-Ghent (one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks) is the picturesque village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale..

High Street, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

Pateley Bridge (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction E)

An attractive market town on the river Nidd, set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Twice winner of 'Britain in Bloom' and home to the oldest sweet shop in Britain......

Aysgarth Falls

Aysgarth (56 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction N)

The ground rises sharply as you head towards this high upland village which is dominated by what are renowned as the prettiest falls in Yorkshire. It is also famous for the.....

Dancers

Bainbridge (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction N)

Bainbridge is the epitome of a typical Dales village, it comprises of picturesque old stone cottages, with a lively, well quarried stream running through it...

The Church at Clapham, North Yorkshire

Clapham (28 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction W)

The clear waters of Clapham Beck enter the town from the high slopes of Ingleborough where it scampers over a waterfall before plunging down into the town...

Askrigg Village Centre.

Askrigg (10 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction N)

In 1587, Queen Elizabeth II granted a charter to this lively little village and in the 20th-century Askrigg claimed its place in history as the setting for the T.V. series based on the James Herriot stories of a vet's life in the Yorkshire Dales...

Gayle, North Yorkshire

Gayle (17 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction NW)

The picturesque village of Gayle is found amidst the glorious scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is on the passage of the Pennine way, close to Hawes and the National Park Centre...

Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Ilkley (39 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (15.2 miles, 24.4 km, direction SE)

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The Dales

Hawes (108 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction NW)

This is a thriving, friendly market town at the heart of Wensleydale, it shows beautiful old stone properties, quaint shops, galleries, craft workshops and cafe's arranged around winding cobbled streets...

Obligatory sheep in Sepia at Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire

Castle Bolton (114 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (15.5 miles, 24.9 km, direction N)

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Keighley Station

Keighley (47 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (17.2 miles, 27.6 km, direction S)

This is an industrial town in West Yorkshire. It lies in a fold between the fine countryside of Airdale and Keighley Moors...

Ingleborough and Whernside

Ingleton (80 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (18.0 miles, 29.0 km, direction W)

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...

Recommended attractions near Kilnsey

Gordale Scar,  Malham Cove

Gordale Scar (8 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction SW)

Painted by James Ward, written about by Wordsworth in a sonnet, this dramatic limestone ravine is an essential visit when in the.....

Janet's Foss. Malham, North Yorkshire

Janet's Foss (5 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.1 km, direction SW)

A small picturesque waterfall near the village of Malham and Malham Cove, North Yorkshire. Janet refers to a Fairy Queen who is.....

Malham Tarn, North Yorkshire

Malham Tarn & Moor (4 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction W)

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

Malham Views

Malham Cove (30 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.1 km, direction SW)

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

Skipton Castle, North Yorkshire

Skipton Castle (52 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction S)

Apart from it's historic church, Skipton Castle is the town's premier attraction. This is located where the High Street fans out.....

Littondale

Yorkshire Dales National Park (266 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction NW)

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

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

Settle Carlisle Railway (9 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction W)

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

View of Bolton Priory, North Yorkshire.

Bolton Priory (60 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction SE)

Beautiful remains of an Augustinian Priory in a picturesque position on the banks of the river Wharfe, North Yorkshire. Well.....

Aysgarth Lower Falls, Easter weekend 2007. Yorkshire Dales

Aysgarth Falls (49 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.6 km, direction N)

These magnificent falls, although not the highest in the land are certainly one of the most picturesque sights in Yorkshire. The.....

Brimham Rocks Country Park, North Yorkshire.

Brimham Rocks Country Park (78 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction E)

At a height of nearly 300m, Brimham Rocks give spectacular views over the surrounding countryside of the Nidderdale. . The.....

Middleham Castle in all it's splendour april 06

Middleham Castle (17 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction NE)

Picturesque, ruinous castle, which was said to be the favourite home of Richard III. It was built in 1170 by Richard Neville,.....

Bolton Castle in Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire. Mary Queen of Scots was once held prisoner here.

Bolton Castle (62 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction N)

On a misty morning the ruined crenulated towers of Bolton Castle take on an eyrie aura and it is easy to imagine what this once.....

Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Cow and Calf Rocks (21 Pictures)

(16.2 miles, 26.1 km, direction SE)

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Cliffe Castle museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Cliffe Castle Museum (2 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction S)

The approach to Cliffe Castle Museum, gives the visitor little hint of the amazing treat in store, for awaiting is a magnificent.....

Front view of East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, West Yorkshire

East Riddlesden Hall (5 Pictures)

(17.1 miles, 27.6 km, direction S)

For a glorious day out amongst spectacular countryside where you get an evocative glimpse into the past there are few properties.....

Sawley Abbey

Sawley Abbey (15 Pictures)

(17.9 miles, 28.9 km, direction SW)

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Fountains Abbey.Ripon,North Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey (159 Pictures)

(18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction E)

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Red Tulips, Constable Burton Hall Gardens, North Yorkshire

Constable Burton Hall Gardens (31 Pictures)

(18.7 miles, 30.0 km, direction NE)

Magnificent gardens surrounding a grand Palladian mansion lying close to Leyburn at the entrance to the vast sweep of glorious.....

Ripley Castle, Yorkshire

Ripley Castle (12 Pictures)

(19.6 miles, 31.5 km, direction E)

Ripley Castle was built more than 700 years ago, it was originally built as the home of the Ingilby family and has remained so.....

Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill (61 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.8 km, direction SW)

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