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You’ve decided where to go and where to stay in the Yorkshire Dales … so what are you going to do when you get there? There is a proliferation of brochures and information to tempt you … so much to see & do.


Andrew and Diane of Cottage in the Dales hand pick some of their personal recommendations for you to make the most of your stay in the Yorkshire Dales through a series of recommendations of where to go, what to see and what to do - whatever your interests.


Whatever your interests - be it as a participant or a spectator, we have recommendations for all - for children of all ages, couples and families. Whatever the weather, we provide the warmer, colder and wet options!


Here’s a taster including some which are ‘Distinctly Dales’ experiences :

  • 100 ‘rain-can’t ruin’ things to do when it rains in the Dales!
  • Yorkshire Dales Guide to Health and Happiness - a great read
  • Private tuition lesson at clay pigeon shooting
  • Personal ‘Wild Dales’ photography workshop
  • Our favourite strolls, walks and hikes in the National Park
  • Brewery tour, beer sampling & lunch at the famous Black Sheep Brewery
  • Personal pub & restaurant recommendations
  • Something different - A real adventure day out with a tour around the Dales with Yorkshire Trike Tours
  • Cheese tasting of over 20 varieties of the real Wensleydale Cheese
  • A pamper session and/or a personalised meal cooked & served in your own cottage

So many super choices, you will have to plan a return visit!