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Welcome to the glorious Yorkshire Dales near Skipton

Enjoy exploring the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. See the glorious hay meadows in spring. Walk across rugged moors, admire limestone pavements and be amazed by networks of underground caves. Explore quaint Dales villages, sampling local produce and browsing at the Farmers Markets that gather in village squares.

Newton Grange Holiday Cottages near Skipton are well located to explore the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. Malham, Settle, Bolton Abbey, Burnsall and Grassington are all within a 20 minute drive. Gisburn Forest with its popular mountain biking trails is just half an hour away.

Our self catering accommodation is popular with walkers and cyclists. The Pennine Way, Leeds Liverpool Canal, Pennine Cycleway and Yorkshire Dales Cycleway are all accessible from the doorstep.

Whether you’re visiting Newton Grange for a family holiday, a romantic weekend break, or just to escape city life, we’re sure you’ll find lots to do, see and explore.

Where to visit

Bolton Abbey

From Skipton Castle to Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Malham Cove to Ingleton Waterfalls, there is much to see and do. See the fantastic caves at Stump Cross Caverns. Enjoy a family day out at the Yorkshire Dales Ice Cream Farm. Call in to Salts Mill. Visit the elegant towns of Ilkley and Harrogate.

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What's on

Local shows Yorkshire dales

Visit local festivals all year round, from springtime walking at the Ride2Stride festival in May to summertime country shows and the fantastic Grassington Arts and Music Festival in June. Listen to stories at Settle’s storytelling festival in the autumn and visit Skipton’s popular Yuletide Christmas Markets in December.

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Where to eat

Abbots Harbour East Marton

Sample home cooking at nearby Abbots Harbour and White Cottage Tea Rooms. Foodies will delight in delicious food at the Tempest Arms, Cross Keys and Bull Inn. Gargrave’s Bollywood Cottage is a popular choice. You’ll enjoy the setting of the Huntsman’s Lodge at the Coniston Hotel and fine dining at the Angel at Hetton.

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Prepare for Outdoor Adventure

Prepare for outdoor adventure and days out in the fresh air and fabulous Yorkshire Dales landscapes. Walk, cycle, horse ride and take part in activities from fishing to golf and caving to Via Ferrata. Enjoy life on the farm at Newton Grange and experience the joy of nature and the outdoors.

Yorkshire Dales Guides

For team building, guided walks and navigation, climbing and abseiling, caving and potholing, do contact Dales Guides.

Yorkshire Dales Guides

Walking

Yorkshire walking holiday

Newton Grange is a fabulous location for walking, with footpaths and bridleways from the doorstep. Enjoy a circular walk along the Pennine Way and the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Climb the Yorkshire Dales ‘Three Peaks’ or take a more leisurely stroll along the River Wharfe at Bolton Abbey.

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Cycling

Yorkshire cycling holiday

The Yorkshire Dales has wonderful country lanes, rewarding climbs and adrenaline-filled descents. Enjoy brilliant cycle-friendly cafes in Gargrave, Burnsall, Grassington and Settle. We loved seeing the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France travel through Skipton, Wharfedale and Kettlewell.

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Horse Riding

Riding holiday Yorkshire Dales

Once a Riding School, Newton Grange is a fantastic location to bring your horse or pony on holiday. Ride along the popular bridleway to East Marton calling in to Abbots Harbour or set off through Bank Newton across the fields to Coniston Cold, where you can hire the cross country course at Craven Country Ride.

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Life on the farm

Yorkshire Sheep

Watch the arrival of new spring lambs in March and April, and enjoy seeing them skip and play in the fields. Learn how the famous Wensleydale Cheese in Hawes is made and call in to see the animals at nearby Thornton Hall Farm Park and Hesketh Farm Park at Bolton Abbey.

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