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Bracken Ghyll Golf Club - Addingham

Addingham Bracken Ghyll Golf Club, set in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, is a course both challenging to the keen golfer and a pleasure to the casual player. National Club Golfer describes the course as follows:"With two distinct halves, the 5600 yard layout is an intriguing mix of the old and the new, with a common theme of undulating parkland which is surprisingly mature for its age. A warm welcome and immaculate fairways and greens are reasons why so many Visiting Parties choose Bracken Ghyll on a regular basis".

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Broughton Hall - Yorkshire

One of the most successful and prestigious business locations in the UK, Broughton Hall Business Park is set amidst 3000 acres of beautiful Yorkshire parkland and is within easy reach of Manchester, Leeds and Harrogate. The historic listed buildings have been carefully and aesthetically converted to high quality office accommodation with sophisticated communications, ample free parking, peace and security. The Broughton Hall Estate extends to almost 3,000 acres together with a small village and Public House. The Hall is the private home of the family and is often used for film and T.V. dramas.

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Skipton Golf Club

Skipton Golf Club is set amongst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales between Airedale and Wharfedale. Throughout the course you'll be treated to magnificent views of Sharphaw, Cookrise and Embsay Crags. It is set in beautiful countryside and comprises 18 holes, measuring just over 6000 yards, with a magnificent Clubhouse constructed in 1992 overlooking the course. Eller Beck descends from the surrounding fells and meanders through the back 9 holes providing an interesting water hazard. Visitors are most welcome at this friendly club and will enjoy challenging golf in the stunning natural surroundings of the Yorkshire Dales.Skipton

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Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Bolton Abbey station is the ideal stopping off point for a pleasant one and a half mile walk to the ruins of the 12th Century priory. Venture a little further to picnic on the banks of the River Wharfe, or in the shade of Strid Wood where you will find the Cavendish Pavillion for refreshments.

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Bolton Abbey

Explore the ruins of the 12th century Priory and discover the thriving parish church at its heart. Visit the Strid in anciennt Strid Wooks, where the great river Wharfe is forced through a gap only a few metres wide. Access to this spectacle is suitable for wheelchairs. Enjoy riveside strolls, wander through the woodlands or take a serious hike to Simon's Seat and reward yourself with views of the Dales. Everyone has their favourite walk and if you've never visited before you will soon find yours.


Malham

We are just a few miles from this famous small village in the Pennines. Visit Malham Cove, a huge curving amphitheatre shaped cliff formation of limestone rock. The vertical face of the cliff is about 260 feet high. The top of the cove is a large area of limestone pavement. See Gordale Scar a spectacular gorge, complete with waterfalls, cut right into the limestone hillside. The gorge was produced by water from melting glaciers sometime over the last three million years. Gordale Scar is one of the highlights of a visit to Malham.


Skipton Castle

Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year. Visitors can explore every corner of this impressive history-rich castle, which withstood a three-year siege during the Civil War. View the Banqueting Hall, the Kitchen, the Bedchamber and Privy. Climb from the depths of the Dungeon to the top storey of the Watch Tower.Imagine what life was like when Skipton Castle provided protection and security from invaders. Relax in the picnic area or in the new tea room or visit the shop for more information. Even now more historic finds are being discovered. Recently an ancient well was uncovered, helping to explain how the castle garrison survived the siege of 1643-5.The majestic towers at the main entrance to Skipton CastleEvery visitor to the Castle is given a comprehensive Tour Sheet (available in 10 languages) with 40 drawings and descriptions of interesting features.

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Settle to Carlisle Railway

This railway line is one of the most scenic and impressive railways in the UK with viaducts (including the famous Ribblehead viaduct), tunnels and the wild scenery of the North Pennines, Eden Valley and of course the Yorkshire Dales. Most trains pass through and stop for passengers at Skipton Railway Station. 


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  • Free parking
  • Parking facilities
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family rooms
  • Internet services
  • Wifi
  • Horse riding
  • Vegetarian

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Rockwood House
14 Main Street Embsay
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 6RE
Tel:01756 799755
Fax:01756 802 345
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