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Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well
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Knaresborough
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Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Mother Shipton’s is a beloved Knaresborough landmark and England’s oldest visitor attraction, open since 1630. This popular visitor attraction tells the story of Mother Shipton and the Petrifying Well. Historic Woodland Walk A picturesque mile-long walk along the River Nidd features the cave where famous Yorkshire prophetess Mother Shipton was born. It is situated next to the Petrifying Well, a unique geological phenomenon. Over hundreds of years curiosity has drawn millions of visitors to the...

Great Greenhow MTB route
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Pateley Bridge
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Great Greenhow MTB route

This 25 mile cross-country route takes you far from the town and villages and up onto the remote moors...

Lost Earth Adventures
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Pateley Bridge
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Lost Earth Adventures

Come abseiling, rock climbing, gorge walking, ghyll scrambling, mountain biking, caving and hiking across Yorkshire and the Peak District...

Pateley Bridge Recreation Ground
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Pateley Bridge
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Pateley Bridge Recreation Ground

A Large and spacious recreation area conveniently placed in the heart of Pateley Bridge featuring a well-equipped children’s playground...

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Step into the Heart of Yorkshire

Harrogate is home to some of the best attractions in Yorkshire. With something for everyone you will never be short of great things to do whether you visit for work or leisure, with family or friends.

Explore historical sites including medieval castles and stately homes or be adventurous and experience the thrill of getting active in the Yorkshire Dales countryside.

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If your idea of heaven is to just relax, visit one of our world class spa experiences, there is no better place to spoil yourself with some indulgence.

Indulge your curiosity at museums that explore the history of Harrogate and the surrounding area. Our museums each tell a unique story such as the origins of the spa town of Harrogate, the story of life in Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale or the experiences of those in Ripon’s law and order system.

Harrogate is host to a rich and eclectic arts and culture scene, with many galleries both private and public showing a range of works in various mediums and styles.

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...

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Harrogate Tipple Gin School
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The Stray, Harrogate
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The Druid's Temple
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The Druid's Temple
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Gouthwaite Reservoir Nature...
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery &...
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Beningbrough Hall, Gallery &...
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Something amazing is happening at Ripon Cathedral this summer
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8th Jul 2020
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Something amazing is happening at Ripon Cathedral this summer

Something amazing is happing at Ripon Cathedral this summer Thousands of beautiful, white, paper angels are being created and...

Walking in the great outdoors
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13th Aug 2021
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Walking in the great outdoors

From the gentle walking trails around our market towns to the impressive 49 miles of the Ripon Rowels walk...

A weekend of Gardens in and around Ripon
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18th May 2021
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A weekend of Gardens in and around Ripon

A weekend exploring gardens, what could be better? We are blessed with a unique range of gardens in the...

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