Things to do in and around Grassington
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.
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.
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.
Grassington has its own cottage museum of life from by-gone
days, showing exhibits from its farming and lead mining past.
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.
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
the equipment required to play bowls is included in the hire
Membership of the Club is open to residents of Grassington
Hon. Secretary: Eric James, Tel (01756) 752259; E-mail: Grassbowls@aol.com,
For more things to do in the area visit the Skipton
Chamber of Trade website.
How to get to Grassington