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Hills, Dales and Waterfalls
 
AYSGARTH FALLS  www.where2walk.co.uk
A series of broad limestone steps with tumbling waterfalls   8.5 miles
 
GAYLE MILL  www.gaylemill.org.uk  Restored 19th century sawmill, complete with working Victorian machinery and water-powered turbines  2 miles
 
HARDRAW FORCE  www.where2walk.co.uk  England's highest unbroken waterfall above ground set alongside the Pennine Way in a wooded ravine. Entrance is through the Green Dragon Inn at Hardraw  2.5 miles
 
INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL  www.ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk  
The 4.5 mile circular walk is through ancient oak woodland encompassing a series of spectacular waterfalls and geological features  17 miles
 
RIBBLEHEAD VIADUCT  24 arched viaduct on the Settle to Carlisle railway.
An iconic feat of engineering, taking 6,000 men seven years to build  12 miles
 
SETTLE TO CARLISLE RAILWAY  www.settle-carlisle.co.uk  "England's greatest historic scenic route"
Steam services are run by specialist charter companies. Nearest station Garsdale  7.5 miles
 
RICHMOND  Historic town with a Norman castle
Georgian Theatre Royal, Britain's most complete Georgian Playhouse www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk   27 miles
 
LAKE SEMERWATER AND RAYDALE  Beautiful hidden valley with tranquil lake  2.5 miles
 
BUTTERTUBS PASS  From Hawes to Thwaite and Swaledale,
A challenging cycle climb featured in Stage One 2014 Tour de France  3 miles
 
Castles and Caves
for children
 
TREASURE TRAILS  For Hawes and Gayle Treasure trail: www.treasuretrails.co.uk
 
THE FORBIDDEN CORNER  
An unique folly filled garden with many oddities and surprises. Admission by prebooked ticket  15.5 miles
 
 WHITE SCAR CAVE INGLETON  www.whitescarcave.co.uk  16 miles
 
 MALHAM COVE   A limestone amphitheatre “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was filmed around Malham Cove  30 miles
 
BOLTON CASTLE  www.boltoncastle.co.uk
Medieval castle with wild boar park, hawk and owl displays, archery and family trails  12.5 miles