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Things to do in Middleham

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Middleham has to offer

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

Take in some of the top things to do in Middleham while visiting the Yorkshire Dales.

Middleham Castle is a 12th-century fortified palace, once the home of King Richard III. The castle is now a well-preserved ruin, however is still a fascinating thing to do in Middleham. Middleham House is another historic Middleham attraction, an elegant 18th-century Georgian manor wrapped in three acres of immaculate gardens.

Another beautiful Middleham attraction is the gardens of Constable Burton Hall, a Palladian villa surrounded by immaculate greenery. Middleham walks include the trail to Harmby Waterfall, enjoy the tranquillity of this quaint cascade.

A small choice of Middleham pubs are ideal to retreat to after one of many scenic Yorkshire Dales walks. Choose from a few Middleham restaurants for a bite to eat, including two classy hotels serving high-quality food.

Use our trusty things to do guide to make your Middleham holiday one to remember.

Image Credits: Amanda SlaterCC BY-SA 2.0

  • Constable Burton Hall

    A remarkably grand, Grade II listed Georgian mansion stands in the picturesque wooded gardens in the village of Constable Burton.

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  • Forbidden Corner

    The Forbidden Corner
    DL8 4TJ

    01969 640638

    A family-friendly attraction consisting of exciting tunnels and chambers set in four acres of wooded garden in the charming Yorkshire Dale countryside.

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  • Blarney Castle

    Middleham Castle

    Canaan Ln
    DL8 4QG

    0370 333 1181

    This 12th-century fortress, once home to Richard III is an impressive collection of ruins looked after by English Heritage.

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