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Wensleydale Railway Travel in vintage splendour across the Dales on the Wensleydale Railway between Leeming Bar and Redmire.

Wensleydale Railway

Gayle Mill Watch in action the fully restored Victorian woodworking machinery and the oldest working turbine in the UK. Tel: 01969 667320

Brimham Rocks The curious rock formations at Brimham. A great variety of weird and wonderful shapes.

Forbidden Corner Grottos, enchanted forests, caves and witches, this gem, known as the strangest place in the world, is spell binding fun for all ages! Tel: 01969 640638

Nidderdale Llamas Go llama trekking in the beautiful Nidderdale. They make great walking companions. Tel: 01423 711 052

Wensleydale Creamery Made famous by Wallace and Gromit's love of their cheese, the creamery, in the market town of Hawes has its own visitors centre, museum and specialist cheese shop.

Lightwater Valley The family sized theme park with some amazing rides, including Europe's longest roller coaster.

Newby Hall Spectacular architecture, stunning gardens, an adventure playground and miniature railway all set in its own glorious park.

Aerial Extreme Fun packed experience on one of the world's most awesome High Wire Adventure Courses, boasting over 30 exciting obstacles.

White Scar Cave Explore the longest show cave in Britain with spectacular underground waterfalls and streams.

Ingleton Waterfalls Tail 8km circular walk through attractive woodlands and dales scenery via a series of spectacular waterfalls.

RHS Harlow Carr Winner of a BBC Gardeners' World readers' choice award, it is one of Yorkshire's most beautiful and inspiring gardens.

Yorkshire Dales Falconry Centre Learn about the sport of falconry and see eagles, owls, vultures, falcons and hawks up close at flying demonstrations each day.

Ripon Cathedral The stunning Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Wilfrid is over 800 years old.

Bolton Castle Explore the battlements and extensive gardens of this spectacular medieval fortress set in the heart of Wensleydale.

Bolton Abbey Set on the banks of the river Wharfe, discover a landscape full of history and legend in the ruins of this historic abbey.

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