Delve into the Yorkshire Dales
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Malham Cove and Gordale Scar
Set in stunning countryside on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Elmet Farmhouse is a great place for outdoor activities all year round. So if it’s walking, cycling or horse-riding you’re into – or if you simply want to experience the spectacular scenery and wildlife that Yorkshire has to offer – Elmet Farmhouse provides the perfect ‘base camp’.
Above: Gordale Scar
Above: Heather moorland and rocky outcrops at Simon’s Seat above Wharfedale
Above: River Wharfe, near the Strid
Above: Linton in Craven, a delightful Dales village hidden away near Grassington. The village green is dominated by the magnificent Grade II* Listed Fountaine’s Hospital: a group of alms houses with a chapel in the centre. Built in the 1720s, the architect is believed to be Sir John Vanbrugh (who designed Castle Howard) or his associate Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Dales on the Doorstep – Upper Calder Valley
The Upper Calder Valley – the hills and dales surrounding Elmet Farmhouse – offer infinite variety. Step out of the door, and this is what you’ll find.
Left: Blake Dean and Hardcastle Crags. Right: Reservoir above Luddenden Dean
Left: Crimsworth Dean and Old Town. Right: Reservoir, Luddenden Dean
Left: Heather above Luddenden Dean. Right: Stoodley Pike and Calder Valley