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Stay in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales

Wood Nook lies in the heart of Wharfedale just two miles from the picturesque village of Grassington.

With many beautiful villages and miles of footpaths easily accessible Wood Nook makes a superb base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales.

Also within easy reach are the historic City of York, spa town Harrogate and the industrial heritage area of West Yorkshire – famous for the woollen industry and the many mills of yesteryear.


Local activities and attractions

Pony Trekking
Kilnsey Trekking Centre just 3 miles

Fishing and Red Squirrels
Kilnsey Park and Trout Farm

Cycling galore
including the route of the 2014 Tour de France Yorkshire Dales Stage. We are also a popular stopping off point for those cycling The Way of the Roses cycle route

Rock climbing
Kilnsey Crag, Malham Tarn, Ilkley Moor and Brimham Rocks

Wonderful walking
including the Dales Way

Pot holing and caving
in magnificent local limestone caves

The imposing Yorkshire Three peaks
Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent, and Whernside

Betty’s Famous Tearooms
Harrogate, Ilkley, York and Northallerton

RHS garden
Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate, 40 minutes away

Fancy a round of golf?
Skipton Golf Club just 10 miles away, many others within an hour’s drive

Skipton Castle
Visit the medieval Skipton Castle

England’s most scenic railway
The Skipton-Carlisle Railway

home to the Bronte sisters

The World Heritage Site of Saltaire
and Salts Mill with standing David Hockney exhibition

Spectacular sights
Malham Cove and Gordale Scar

Dramatic limestone caves
at Ingleborough and White Scar Caves

National Trust
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Family Theme Park fun
at Lightwater Valley

The beautiful River Wharfe and the Wharfe Valley
stretching from Buckden in the north through Grassington to Otley in the south

Bolton Abbey estate
with magnificent Priory ruins, stepping stones, picnic beach and over 80 miles of woodland paths

with its famous Moor, wonderful riverside park and delightful shops

Cosy pubs, restaurants, a theatre and shops of all descriptions including walking/outdoor gear

Annual Local Events

Skipton Waterway Festival
30th April to 2nd May 2016

Grassington Festival
17th June to 2nd July 2016

Barnoldswick Beach
1st to 27th August 2016

Kettlewell scarecrow festival
13th-21st August 2016

Gargrave Show
0th August 2016

Malham Show
27th August 2016

Kilnsey Show and Fell Race
30th August 2016

Grassington 1940s Weekend
16th to 18th September 2016

Grassington Dickensian Festival
3rd to 11th December 2016

Yarndale Festival of Creativity
4th & 25th September 2016