Local Area Information

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail    The famous Waterfalls Walk has some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the north of England. The walk is 4.5 miles / 8 kilometres through ancient oak woodland and magnificent Dales scenery via a series of spectacular waterfalls and geological features.

White Scar Cave  Since the cave was opened in 1925, visitors from around the world have been enthralled by the delicate beauty of this underground realm. The longest show cave in Britain, the White Scar Cave is a hidden world which has been sculptured by nature over thousands of years. Guided tours are provided. The cave is a cool 8'c (55'f) throughout the year so a jacket or jumper is recommended. A great day out on a rainy day or respite on a hot day!

Ingleton Swimming Pool  In its river side setting, Ingleton's open air heated swimming pool is an idyllic place to swim. Open during the summer season. 

The Settle - Carlisle Railway  England's most scenic railway. A line steeped in history but with a regular scheduled service, forming part of the National Rail Network, allowing access to the area and views of some of the finest scenery in Britain. Ribblehead station is 15 minutes' drive from Ingleton and Settle is 10 miles and about 20 minutes away. 

St Mary's Church  Take time to visit this wonderful and very old church in the village centre, steeped in history. 

Leighton Hall  This Gothic house is the lived in family home of the famous Gillow furniture making dynasty. Boasting unique, priceless pieces of Gillow furniture, Leighton's informal guided tours will appeal to all ages. Outside the Hall are woodland walks, an abundant 19th centuary walled garden, other gardens and borders. Every day at about 3.30 (weather permitting) the falconer gives flying displays of his birds of prey, and you will have a chance to participate. Teashop, teddy bear hunt, sandpit, swings, dens and the caterpillar maze all add to the enjoyment for a full day out. 

Country Harvest Ingleton   With a licenced coffee shop, and selling a range of gifts, toys, books and cards. The foodhall sells fresh meat, cheese, bread, cakes and high end ready meals. Situated on the main A65 in Ingleton yet having stunning views across the countryside and free parking. 

Greenhall Riding Centre For a fantastic riding experience, either lessons or hacking, in the beautiful Forrest of Bowland moorlands - designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. situated in the midst of the fells and surrounded by heather moorland, Greenhall Riding Centre is located in one of the few places that all the Three Peaks, Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent can be seen together. Riders of all abilities including beginners, are catered for.

Ingleborough Cave  and Nature Trail. In neighbouring Clapham, the popular Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail is 1.3 miles long and popular with people of all ages. Passing by the lake and through the wooded valley, it is a lovely walk at any time of the year. At the end of the trail is the Ingleborough Show Cave with guided tours along the large and beautifully decorated passages of the cave, all spectacularly floodlit. Access is is available for toddlers in single width pushchairs and dogs on leads, and there is the shop selling refreshments etc.

A short distance further up the valley from the cave is TROW GILL, an impressive limestone gorge carved out by melt water from the Ice Age glacier.

Beyond the gorge, the going is more energetic leading to GAPING GILL POTHOLE (45 mins from the cave) where Fell Beck drops vertically 98 metres into the main chamber of Gaping Gill.

You can also carry on up to the 2372ft summit of Ingleborough mountain (2 hours from the cave).


Ingleton Pottery  The longest established working Pottery in the Yorkshire Dales.


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