Places to Visit - On The Doorstep

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Bolton Abbey
Halton East
Grassington (10.4 mi)
Burnsall (7.1 mi)
Harrogate (17.7 mi)
Ilkley (6.6 mi)
Addingham (3.7 mi)
Skipton (5.0 mi)

Bolton Abbey Priory (0.9 mi)

Full of history and legend these magnificent ruins date back to the 12th Century.

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Riverside Picnic Area (1.0 mi)

A beach like area looking out over the river towards the Priory

Stepping-stones across the river

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Cavendish Pavillion (1.8 mi)

Victorian style station building

Hot and cold refreshments every day

Riverside location

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Fountain Monument (1.2 mi)

Grade II listed building

A memorial with a fountain dating from 1886

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Devonshire Arms (0.7 mi)

Popular country pub.

Outside seating with stunning views

over the river. 15 minutes walk

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Bolton Abbey Tea Cottage (0.8 mi)

Marvelous views overlooking the Priory ruins and the river Wharfe

Serving morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea

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Tea on the Green (0.7 mi)

Situated in the village serving Soups, sandwiches and cakes

Also offers a takeaway service perfect for a picnic

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Abbey Tea Rooms (1.3 mi)

Originally the old forge that has recently been refurbished

Serving a variety of hot and cold refreshments

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Village Shop (0.7 mi)

Shop and Post Office

Stocking unusual gifts, pictures and greetings cards

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Good Idea Farm Shop (1.6 mi)

Serving tea and coffee

Selling local fruit and vegetables, award winning preserves home made cakes & furniture.

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The Strid (2.8 mi)

A notorious deep and narrow channel in the river Wharfe

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The Bodgers Camp (2.5 mi)

Strid wood wooden animal making courses

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Hesketh Farm Park(0.1 mi)

Family run working sheep and beef farm. Animals to feed and stroke including cows, sheep, pigs, donkeys, ponies, goats & hens.

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Bolton Abbey Embsay Steam Railway (3.9 mi)

Steam trains run most weekends throughout the year

Occasional visits by Thomas the tank engine and friends

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Yorkshire Ice Cream Parlour (1.5 mi)

50s style diner & Serving breakfast

Meals throughout the day & Yorkshire ice cream

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Buffers Coffee Shop (3.5 mi)

Café and model railway gallery

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Slightly Further Afield


Local village with excellent pubs serving good food and local beers


Busy market town (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)

Castle dating back to 1090

Boat trips along the canal

Bizzie Lizzies award winning fish and chip shop

Shopping – department stores through to individual more quirky shops

Cycle Hire


Picturesque town

Cow and calf rocks

Ilkley moor and White wells café

Riverside walks beginning of the Dales Way

Lido and indoor swimming pool

The Manor House dating back to the 14th century

Good mixture of independent and high street shops

Numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants including the famous Bettys tea rooms


Situated on the River Wharfe

Five arched bridge over which the Dales Way passes

Large grassy area on the riverbank for picnics and barbeques

Red Lion pub


Attractive Yorkshire Dales village

Beautiful stone buildings

Good variety of unusual shops

Friendly pubs and cafes