BRIMHAM ROCKS(12 miles)
Dramatic moorland rock formations
At a height of nearly 300m, Brimham Rocks enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Set within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this fascinating moorland is filled with strange and fantastic rock formations and is rich in wildlife..
HOW STEAN GORGE(1.5 miles)
Spectacular Limestone Gorge and Caves
Set in the heart of Nidderdale, How Stean Gorge offers a great family day out - explore the gorge - up to 70' deep in places, make your way through the 300' of Tom Taylors cave - torch in hand (hired at the shop), hire a bike and go cycling, try gorge-walking
FOUNTAINS ABBEY & STUDLEY ROYAL(15 miles)
Yorkshire's first World Heritage Site.
Dramatic ruins of a 12th century
Cistercian abbey, elegant ornamental Georgian water garden, medieval deer park and Elizabethan mansion. Events, activities and exhibitions.
BLACK SHEEP VISITORS CENTRE(11 miles) At the gateway to Wensleydale, Masham is the home of the Black Sheep Brewery. The Black Sheep Brewery Visitor Centre is the ideal place for a great day or evening out. You can take a Brewery tour, have a meal in the Bistro and taste our award-winning ales from the Baa...r.
MOTHER SHIPTONS CAVE(21 miles) The Petrifying Well is England’s Oldest Visitor Attraction, which first opened in 1630 Mother Shipton is England’s most famous Prophetess. She lived some 500 years ago during the reigns of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.
Her Prophetic visions became known and feared throughout England, with many of them still proving uncannily accurate today.
The Cave, her legendary birthplace is near to the famous, unique, geological phenomenon - The Petrifying Well. See its magical cascading waters turn items into stone.