Let your private local guide show you “God’s Own Country”.
Visit the beautiful town of Ripon with its cathedral and market square, discover Marsham in Wensleydale – famous for beer making, steam engines and annual sheep fair, as well as the eponymous regional cheese made famous in the animated adventures of Wallace & Gromit. See the castle at Middleham; nestled between two rivers, it boasts the largest castle keep in the North of England and is known as the ‘Windsor of the North’.
Attack more castles and find fine views at Castle Bolton, one of the country’s best-preserved medieval castles. Completed in 1399 it tells the story of 600 years of history, including Mary Queen of Scots’s imprisonment in 16th century and a Civil War siege in the 17th century.
We head on to the famous waterfalls at Aysgarth Falls, a river that torrents down three falls in less than one mile. This was the setting for a much-loved scene in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
Wharfedale is home to several distinctive Dales villages, including Buckden and Kettlewell and is where to find Klinsey with its famous crag, an imposingly large limestone cliff.
Views, castles, villages, wildlife, food and drink, and tradition – this is Yorkshire’s finest and all to be experienced in a single day.