Things to do in and around Grassington

Dry Stone Walls - Yorkshire Dales SceneryWharfedale is walking country par excellence! - From gentle river and woodland strolls to challenging treks over the open fells, Wharfedale has it all. See ancient priories, churches and hidden places on "The Dales Way" by the banks of the tumbling river Wharfe, be awed by nature's wonders at Kilnsey Crag or be exhilarated by the panorama of the open fell. A programme of guided walks is organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Pony Trekking
Enhance your enjoyment of the Yorkshire Dales experience from the saddle of a horse or pony. Novice rides to experienced trekkers are catered for at Kilnsey Trekking Centre.

Stump Cross CavernsThe underground world of stalagmites and stalactites can be experienced at Stump Cross Caverns and several other show caves in the area. For those of a more experienced nature why not go on a Yorkshire Dales National Park organised potholing event. More Details

Grassington has its own cottage museum of life from by-gone days, showing exhibits from its farming and lead mining past.

The River Wharfe at Grassington BridgeFly-fishing for trout is available on the river Wharfe and at Kilnsey park lakes. Fell races are held during the year at Grassington, Burnsall, Hebden, Kilnsey and Buckden. Watch Wharfedale play National League 2 Rugby, or a local cricket match in an idyllic setting. For the extreme sports enthusiast why not try "The Fellsman Hike", a 24 hr, 60 mile endurance event.

Bowling Club
Grassington & District Bowling Club is a private self-supporting club which offers Crown Green Bowling facilities to both residents and visitors. The green is open from April to late September at Colvend, which is situated through the National Park car park on Hebden Road in Grassington. The green is open from 2 pm daily, weather and matches permitting, with anyone ten years and over welcome. With the exception of suitable flat footwear all
the equipment required to play bowls is included in the hire fee.
Membership of the Club is open to residents of Grassington and District.
Hon. Secretary: Eric James, Tel (01756) 752259; E-mail:, Website:

For more things to do in the area visit the Skipton Chamber of Trade website.

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