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Things To Do & See

Discover The Yorkshire Dales & North Yorkshire Moors, National Trust Properties; Country Houses & Castles; Beautiful Gardens; Walk With A Llama; Bring Your Bike Or Your Golf Clubs; Explore Historic Market Towns &  Enjoy Fabulous Local Food

There is so much to see and do in this beautiful area and Mallard Grange enjoys a lovely countryside setting, bordering an Area of Outstanding National Beauty in the heart of North Yorkshire.  Explore by car, bring your bike or walk and head into Nidderdale then onwards through Coverdale, Wensleydale and Swaledale.   Or go East and within an hour's drive you will be on the North Yorkshire Moors, before dipping down to Whitby or Robin Hood's Bay.  We have maps and guides here for you to borrow and we are happy to help plan a day out.


Rural Towns Market Days

Ripon - Thursday

Thirsk - Monday

Masham - Wednesday & Saturday

Leyburn - Friday

Skipton - Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday


National Trust Properties

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal World Heritage Site

Brimham Rocks


Country Houses & Castles

Newby Hall

Ripley Castle

Markenfield Hall

Bolton Castle

Norton Conyers


RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Newby Hall

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park




Llama Trekking In Nidderdale


Walking in Nidderdale & The Yorkshire Dales – A natural beautiful place


Cycling Around Ripon


Golf 18 hole course at Ripon

Horse Racing; there are 6 racecourses in North Yorkshire to find out more

Health & Well Being

Grantley Hall Hotel & Spa

Swinton Park Hotel, Castle & Spa

Turkish Baths, Harrogate

Events & Happenings

Swaledale Festival (usually in May and June)  

Ripon International Festival (in September & early October)

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show


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