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Reasons to Visit the Yorkshire Dales

Seven Reasons to Visit the Yorkshire Dales

To celebrate British Tourism Week we are listing seven reasons we think you should visit the Yorkshire Dales (we had to stop ourselves at seven!)

Situated in the heart of the Dales The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa is perfectly situated for those searching for a true country retreat. Visit The Coniston Spa and take in the unrivalled views from the outdoor infinity edge pool or perhaps indulge in a delicious meal on the Huntsman’s Lodge terrace paired with a glass of prosecco – perfect!

  1. The picturesque views!
    The Coniston Hotel is ideally situated and looks out over the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. With a range of stunning walks available on our doorstep this is the ideal location for those who enjoy adventure! Why not visit Malham Tarn? A popular Dales beauty spot set amid rolling hills and rugged moorland. Bring your dog along – a popular Dales beauty spot set amid rolling hills and rugged moorland!
  2. ‘A proper Yorkshire brew’
    Nothing beats a true Yorkshire cup of tea. Taylors of Harrogate, a family business was founded in 1886 in Harrogate. Still a family owned business today Taylors work hard to stay true to their love of fairness, flavour and quality.
  3. Family friendly
    With so much on offer in the local area it is difficult to choose where to visit first!  Take part in a range of exhilerating Falconry and Off-Road Experiences with our Junior Driving and Family Hawk and Owl Walk. Available for people of all ages and abilities. Or, why not make a visit to Thornton Hall Farm, Billy Bob’s Ice Cream Parlour or Hesketh Farm Park during your time – you won’t be disappointed!
  4. Locally sourced produce
    We are extremely proud to use local suppliers for produce served on our menu’s in all three restaurants. We are lucky to have such a centre of excellence on our doorstep! Why not visit The Courtyard Dairy situated in Austwick? Sample some of the finest Yorkshire cheeses.
  5. History
    With various tourist information centres and museums there is so much on offer. Why not visit the glorious local market towns or perhaps relax in a local pub and enjoy a quiet pint! The Dales Countryside Museum tells the fascinating story of the Yorkshire Dales and the people who have lived and worked here and shaped the landscape for thousands of years – a must see if you are visiting!
  6. They say that the people are what make a region special
    …Nothing could be truer for the Yorkshire Dales. There’s a real community spirit between visitors, locals and staff. A friendly face is always here to welcome you at The Coniston Hotel. We pride ourselves on customer service and always aim to go the extra mile to make your stay extra special. Voted the Happiest place to live Skipton, a beautiful market town has so much to offer.
  7. Who doesn’t love a good Sunday roast?
    A delicious Sunday Roast awaits…Sit back, relax and enjoy the breath taking views whilst tucking into a traditional Sunday Roast. With so many local, cosy and traditional pubs in Yorkshire, there is no better way to unwind on a Sunday afternoon.