One of the finest upland areas of Britain, the 1769 square kilometers of the Yorkshire Dales is a great natural beauty of which a large part has been designated as one of England's National Parks. TThe Yorkshire Dales is one of the finest upland areas of Britain, it is ideal for outdoor recreation and Appleby Manor Hotel is ideally situated for touring between the area's many picture postcard towns and villages.
The area offers no shortage of walking or cycling and is a haven for outdoor activities with an array of attractions and place to visit.
The Western Dales, lying partly in Cumbria and partly in Yorkshire the traditional way of life is still evident, with talented craftsmen and an array of historic buildings. To the North of the Western Dales and within a very short drive of Appleby Manor Hotel is Mallerstang where the North Pennines meet the gentle river valleys. At the top of Mallerstang lies the market town of Kirkby Stephen. The magnificent Howgills, a favorite with Wainwright, offers excellent terrain for fell walking or less strenuous rambles. Dentdale and the village of Dent is a beautiful valley and quaint town, with interesting shops, tea rooms and meditation center. Further south is the Lune Valley and the delightful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.