Picture a bustling cobbled market square, fringed by shops offering local foods, speciality gifts and arts and crafts.
Add other attractions such as friendly cafés, restaurants and cosy hotels, all set against a backdrop of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
That’s Grassington, the small market town that feels like a village, and the perfect short break location from which to enjoy the many things to do in the area.
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Accommodation in Grassington
A tiny sample of accommodation in Grassington is below.
Go more in depth at our Grassington Bed & Breakfasts page and hotels in Grassington page.
Attractions in Grassington
Grassington on the map
Is it snowy in Grassington in January and February?
Grassington is 189m (620 feet) above sea level and has an average temperature of 1-2 degrees Celsius at this time of year, so any snow which arrives tends to melt within a week. The forecast for 2 weeks ahead can be seen here: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/forecast/gcweddcnv .
What is Winter driving like in Grassington?
Most residents in this area do not use snow chains on tyres and all A-roads are gritted, which is usually sufficient to keep them passable during periods of ice or snow.
Where can I rent a car to drive to Grassington?
If you’re arriving at Leeds-Bradford airport, you can rent from Avis, Enterprise, Hertz or else Keighley is the nearest major national outlet (you can get to Keighley via Bradford on the train).
Where next after Grassington?
Updale or downdale? Continue up to Upper Wharfedale including Oughtershaw and the wonderful George @ Hubberholme or over the challenging road at Kidstones to Bishopdale. Heading downdale, there are roads to Skipton, Bolton Abbey and Stump Cross Caverns – all great for visitors and days out.