Local Attractions
Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved castles in England
More Details: http://www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

Canal Cruises
In Skipton. You can take a short pleasure cruise along the Leeds Liverpool canal, embarking from the wharf at Coach Street.
More Details: http://www.penninecruisers.com

Craven Museum
In the Town Hall building, at the top of Skipton High Street. Exhibits on prehistoric and Roman Craven. Victorian homes. Toys. Farming. Leadmining. Rocks and minerals. Free Admission
More Details: http://www.cravendc.gov.uk/Craven/Visitors/Craven+Museum+and+Gallery

Embsay Steam Railway, Near Skipton
A volunteer-run steam railway. Trains run every Sunday. Special events. Thomas the tank engine makes regular appearances here. The line connects you to Bolton Abbey Estate. Follow the link for more details.
More Details: http://www.embsayboltonabbeyrailway.org.uk

Bolton Abbey Estate
Bolton Priory was built by the Augustinian Canons and ruined by Henry VIII. Now a beautiful, well kept country estate and open to the public. Over 80 miles of riverside, woodland and moorland paths, picnic areas, tea rooms and restaurants, gift shops and fabulous scenery..
More Details: http://www.boltonabbey.com

Cliffe Castle Museum
Built in the 1830's. Victorian furnished rooms, and exhibits of both natural science and local history. Temporary exhibits.
More Details: http://www.bradfordmuseums.org/cliffecastle/index.htm

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
The KWVR Runs old steam and deisel trains daily through the summer, and connects from Keighley to Haworth and Oxenhope.
More Details: http://www.kwvr.co.uk

Ilkley Moor
Once a Roman fort town, The town was a fashionable spa resort in Victorian times. The famous Ilkley Moor, and the Cow and Calf rocks...
More Details: http://www.ilkleymoor.org

East Riddlesden Hall
Merchants house and tithe barn. Duck pond, garden, grass maze, ghosts. Costumed tours.
More Details: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-eastriddlesdenhall

Probably the single most impressive natural feature in the whole of the Yorkshire Dales - Malham Cove.
More Details: http://www.malhamdale.org.uk

Parcevall Hall Gardens
Set in a beautiful area with excellent views. 16 acres of Woodland garden, with pools and streams. Open to the Public through the summer. Picnic area. Free parking.
More Details: http://www.parcevallhallgardens.co.uk

Kilnsey Crag, Kilnsey Trout farm
Impressive crag leans right out above the road. Trout Farm. Fly fishing, pony trekking and a childrens adventure playground area.
More Details: http://www.kilnseypark.co.uk

Stump Cross Caverns
On the B6265 between Grassington and Pately Bridge. Discovered in 1860. Natural caves open to the public...
More Details: http://www.stumpcrosscaverns.co.uk

Haworth & Brontė Parsonage
Beautifully preserved, the original Haworth parsonage is now an excellent museum for Brontė fans. Nearby is Top Withins Farm, the inspiration for Wuthering Heights. The outstanding Brontė Society website, at www.bronte.info has tons of information on the parsonage, the museum, and the Brontės in general...
More Details: http://www.haworth-village.org.uk

Settle Carlisle Railway
The town of Settle is 15 miles away, but you can actually connect onto the most spectacular train line in England from Skipton Station.
More Details: http://www.settle-carlisle.co.uk

Ruined old Manor house and hamlet, near Colne. Believed to have inspired Rochester's home, Ferndean Manor in Jane Eyre. Like all good ruins, it is haunted. Nice place, has pretty bridges over the beck, a small museum and some tea rooms.
More Details: http://www.skiptonweb.co.uk/tourist/nearby_attractions/wycoller.htm

Built by Victorian wool baron Sir Titus Salt, Saltaire was a complete industrial village for his workers. The Mill now holds the 1853 gallery, with the worlds largest collection of David Hockney paintings.
More Details: http://www.saltairevillage.info

Bradford Industrial Museum
Moorside Mills, in Eccleshill on the outskirts of Bradford, is a living museum giving an insight into the way we onced lived and worked, and it's free.
More Details: http://www.bradfordmuseums.org/industrialmuseum

Ingleborough Cave
Ingleborough Mountain, one of the famous Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is renowned for its caves and potholes. The area contains a labyrinth of underground passages and watercourses hollowed out of the limestone rock over thousands of years
More Details: http://www.ingleboroughcave.co.uk

Brimham Rocks
Brimham Rocks is a large area of strange rock formations, huge millstone grit boulders that have naturally eroded into freaky shapes. Site owned and run by the National Trust.
More Details: http://www.brimhamrocks.co.uk

Harewood House
This stunning house and gardens, winner of the Visitor Attraction of the Year 2002, is well worth the the visit, with its outstanding collections, lake, and landscape.
Enough to keep any family occupied and happy for the day.
More Details: http://www.harewood.org

Pendle Hill and the Pendle Witches
Famous for the Pendle witch trials of the 17th century, when 19 local women were hung for, well, being witches. Brooding landscape. Good walking country, even if it is in Lancashire...
More Details: http://www.pendle.net
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