Ingleton is a charming village that offers visitors a true taste of rural England. With its picturesque countryside, quaint stone buildings, and friendly locals, Ingleton is the perfect destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Yorkshire countryside.

One of the main draws of Ingleton is its stunning waterfalls, which are some of the most impressive in the region. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, which winds its way through the lush woodland and past a series of cascading waterfalls, each more breathtaking than the last. Along the way, there are plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the scenery, with benches and picnic areas dotted throughout the trail. Whether you’re a keen hiker or just looking for a relaxing day out, Ingleton’s waterfalls are not to be missed.

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Ingleton, located against the awe-inspiring backdrop of Ingleborough, one of the famous Three Peaks has to be the outdoor adventure centre of The Dales with a host of activities on offer as well as plenty of welcoming cafes, pubs and restaurants. Don’t forget to check out the Ingleton accommodation page.

Accommodation in Ingleton

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Waterfall Cottage

Waterfall Cottage

Waterfall Cottage, 4 Strand Cottages, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3EW, United Kingdom

Copper Cottage

Copper Cottage, 18 High Street, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA63AD, United Kingdom

2 Storrs Cottages

2 Storrs Cottages, 2 Storrs Cottages, High Street, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3AH, United Kingdom

5 Old Laundry Mews

5 Old Laundry Mews, 5 Old Laundry Mews, Laundry Lane, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3GH, United Kingdom

Stable Cottage

Stable Cottage, Lower Bentham, Lancaster, North Yorkshire, LA2 7EU, United Kingdom

Hay Barn

Hay Barn, Lower Bentham, Lancaster, North Yorkshire, LA2 7EU, United Kingdom

Hazelwood Cottage

Hazelwood Cottage, Hazelwood Cottage, Westhouse, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3PF, United Kingdom

Bytheway Cottage

Bytheway Cottage, New Road, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3HL, United Kingdom

Magistrates Chambers

Magistrates Chambers, The Old Court House, 56 High Street, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3AH, United Kingdom

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Facts About Ingleton, North Yorkshire

  1. Ingleton is a village located in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.
  2. The village is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
  3. Ingleton is known for its waterfalls trail, which takes visitors on a 4.5-mile walk past a series of stunning waterfalls.
  4. The village has a population of around 1,300 people.
  5. Ingleton has a rich history, with evidence of human settlement dating back to the Neolithic period.
  6. The village was once a centre for the wool trade, with many mills and weaving shops in the area.
  7. Ingleton is home to St Mary’s Church, a Grade II listed building that dates back to the 12th century.
  8. The village has a range of amenities, including shops, pubs, and restaurants.
  9. Ingleton is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, caving, and rock climbing in the surrounding area.
  10. The nearest town to Ingleton is Kirkby Lonsdale, which is located around 6 miles away.

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Ingleton has a rich and diverse history including mining, railways and textiles, to connections with authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Michael Moorcock.

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Three Peaks Challenge

You can make Ingleton your base to take on the 3 peaks.

Starting from Ingleton makes the route slightly longer (29.6 miles) and higher than if you start/end at Horton in Ribblesdale, so if you think that you’ve already ‘done the challenge’, why not take on the Ingleton circuit as your next challenge?

If you are preparing for another challenge event, you can hike up Ingleborough or Whernside directly from Ingleton (the start or end section of the route) and the town offers other walks to help with your training too.

FAQs about Ingleton, North Yorkshire

What is Ingleton known for?

Ingleton is known for its stunning waterfalls, limestone caves, and scenic hiking trails.

What are some popular activities to do in Ingleton?

Some popular activities in Ingleton include visiting the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, exploring the White Scar Cave, and hiking the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

Is Ingleton a good place to visit for families?

Yes, Ingleton is a great place for families to visit. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as hiking and exploring the waterfalls and caves.

What is the best time of year to visit Ingleton?

The best time to visit Ingleton is during the summer months when the weather is warm and the hiking trails are at their best. However, the waterfalls and caves can be enjoyed year-round.

Are there accommodations available in Ingleton?

Yes, there are a variety of accommodations available in Ingleton, including hotels, bed and breakfasts, and self-catering cottages.

Where Next After Ingleton, North Yorkshire

Near to Ingleton, you will discover Hawes following a delightful drive over the top of open moorland, or to the East along the scenic A65, you’ll come across the brighter lights of Skipton.

This stunning area is home to rolling hills, picturesque villages, and plenty of opportunities for hiking, cycling, and wildlife spotting. Visitors can also explore the charming market town of Settle, which are both located within easy reach of Ingleton.

Another great option for visitors to Ingleton is the historic city of York, which is just over an hour’s drive away. This beautiful city is home to a wealth of attractions, including the iconic York Minster, the medieval city walls, and the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre. Visitors can also explore the city’s many museums, art galleries, and independent shops, or simply wander the cobbled streets and soak up the atmosphere of this ancient city.

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