Just because you are on holiday, it doesn't mean you have to sit still.
How Stean Gorge Activity Centre
How Stean Gorge’s activity centre offers professional high quality outdoor experiences onsite in this natural wonder and at other exciting locations in the Yorkshire Dales. This special place is a spectacular limestone ravine carved out over thousands of years by waterflow, making it the perfect location for outdoor activities like via ferrata, gorge walking, caving, rock climbing and abseiling. It is geographically unique, as it’s one of the only places in the UK where you...
Tour of Nidderdale MTB Route
The Tour of Nidderdale MTB Route is a popular local classic, recently featured in Singletrack Magazine and combines two...
Sanctuary Way Walking Trail
The Sanctuary Way in Ripon is a way marked trail that tours the city of Ripon tracing the original...
Ripon Spa Baths
Situated to the west of the Market City of Ripon, The Spa baths are a short 5 minute walk...
Come to the heart of Yorkshire and explore some of the most beautiful and varied countryside this amazing county has to offer.
To our west the striking profile of the Yorkshire Dales offers climbs, valleys, rivers and reservoirs each of which can be the focus to your day out and provide the opportunity for adventure. To our east is the Vale of York, with its wide open arable farmlands and broad open sky that reaches from the Dales over the City of York to the Yorkshire Wolds.
In the Harrogate area you will find everything from remote fells and open moorland to idyllic riversides, beautiful woodlands and astounding views that seem to go on forever.
Your Outdoor Playground
Step out of your comfort west the striking profile of the Yorkshire Dales offers climbs, valleys, rivers and reservoirs each of which can be the focus to your day out and provide the opportunity for adventure. To our east is the Vale of York, with its wide open sure you have the best possible time, you can be sure of ending the day with a feeling of achievement and a story to tell.
Whether you visit as a part of a group, or come for a quiet break on your own, or as a couple, you can book a day of excitement and thrills to remember.
Find Outdoor Tranquillity
If you want to enjoy the countryside in a calmer more relaxing way, then you will find plenty to tempt you outdoors. As well as countless great walks, there are a range of ways to experience the stunning landscape and wildlife that surrounds us.
Species once lost are returning to our rivers, hills and skies. Otters and red kites are among the notable success stories With wildlife reserves and rich biodiversity you will find a great many things to spot and observe that will enrich your time outdoors.
Golf – the Perfect Middle Ground
The perfect compromise of sporting competition and a relaxing afternoon outdoors, Harrogate’s Golf Clubs offer a variety of courses and surroundings, meaning you can play every day for a week, and never hit the same hole twice.
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An outstanding love of Nidderdale AONB
Nidderdale is part of the national family of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) – landscapes so special they...