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How Stean Gorge Activity Centre
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Pateley Bridge
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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...

National Trust Long Dales Route
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Masham
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National Trust Long Dales Route

This is a challenging route for committed, fit bike riders that takes in some of Yorkshire's most amazing scenery...

Ripon & Fountains Abbey Walk
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Ripon
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Ripon & Fountains Abbey Walk

This walk allows visitors to reach Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden and Studley Royal Deer Park via...

Vern Overton Cycling
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Pateley Bridge
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Vern Overton Cycling

We are a cycle-hire and guided tour company based in the scenic Nidderdale valley. We provide road bikes, mountain-bikes...

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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.

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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.


AONB Barn owl

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.


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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
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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...

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An Outstanding love of Nidderdale AONB

We spoke to Alice Crosby, Woodland Officer at Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), once voted one of the favourite...

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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...

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