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Things to do in the Yorkshire Dales

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Discover the best attractions and activities the Yorkshire Dales has to offer

Being one of the top tourist destinations in the UK, the Yorkshire Dales has an array of attractions and things to do throughout the year.

Whether you are looking to visit fascinating heritage sites, experience the beautiful surroundings or entertain the kids, there are a multitude of attractions and activities in the Yorkshire Dales that will entertain all the family. Climb to the top of impressive limestone formation, Malham Cove, and appreciate the stunning views of the valley below, walk alongside the enchanting Ingleton Waterfalls, or take a trip to man-made sights like the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct, a stunning feat of Victorian engineering crossing the valley of the River Ribble.

Lovers of history will find their interest piqued by the Medieval Skipton Castle, the Norman fortress known as Richmond Castle and Pendragon Castle, a ruin which, according to the legend, was built by King Arthur’s father Uther Pendragon in the 5th century. If you are looking for something to entertain the little ones, take your pick from numerous child-friendly attractions in the Yorkshire Dales, such as Hesketh Farm Park near Bolton Abbey and Holme Open Farm in Sedbergh.

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