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Things to do in Ingleton

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Ingleton has to offer

Ingleton, North Yorkshire is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

You will be spoilt for choice with all the things to do in Ingleton during your holiday in the Yorkshire Dales.

The village lies within the Three Peaks Triangle, close to the two highest peaks, Whernside and Ingleborough. The panoramic displays from each summit are simply breath-taking.

Ingleton Falls are a popular thing to do in Ingleton, a trail passing some of the finest waterfalls imaginable. Also visit the Ingleton caves; Inglenorough and White Scar, one of the unique things to do in Ingleton.

Ribblehead Viaduct is another local beauty spot, a fine example of Victorian engineering crossing the valley of the River Ribble.

A range of Ingleborough pubs provide wonderful stop-off points during your adventures, including the 17th-century Wheatsheaf Hotel.

Find a multitude of things to do in Ingleton by using our handy travel guide.

  • Ingleborough

    LA6 3AN

    Situated in the south-western corner of the Yorkshire Dales at the highest point of a triangle of land with corners at Ingleton, Ribblehead, and Settle. There are several popular hillwalking routes to Ingleborough’s summit, the most popular starting at the village of Ingleton to the south-west.

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  • Family hiking through a forest

    Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail

    Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail
    LA2 8DS


    The Ingleborough Estate Nature Trails winds its way past a lake and along a steep river valley through beautiful woodland to Ingleborough Cave. The trail is the gateway to some of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s most stunning limestone scenery including Trow Gill, Gaping Gill pothole, the limestone pavements, Norber Erratics and, finally, the summit of Ingleborough Fell.

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  • Nature Reserve

    Ingleborough National Nature Reserve

    LA6 3JE

    015242 42021

    Ingleborough Nature Reserve is a 1,014-hectare Site of Scientific Interest and is renowned for its spectacular scenery and wealth of wildlife. The site consists of wetlands, limestone, grassland, rockrose, moorland and much more. Within the rich plant life, you’ll find butterflies, bats, curlew, roe deer and more.

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  • Ingleton falls waterfall

    Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

    1h 55m

    4.2 miles


    Capture the wonderful scenery, breathe in the Yorkshire Dales air, and behold this lovely woodland and waterfall walk!

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  • Ribblehead Viaduct

    Low Sleights Rd
    LA6 3AU

    An iconic and attractive viaduct, carrying the Settle–Carlisle Railway, that is an iconic Victorian landmark located close to the Cumbrian Yorkshire border.

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  • Yorkshire Countryside Walk

    Yorkshire Three Peaks

    A challenging trail expanding across 24 miles to walk the three Yorkshire Dale mountains Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in under 12 hours.

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