You can't fail to be impressed by the symphony of historical treasures that Skipton has to offer. The grand 11th Century Skipton Castle forms a dramatic centrepiece to this bustling market town and proudly overlooks a colourful orchestra of quaint streets, ancient woodland and famous waterways.
Ramblers flock to Settle and it's easy to see why. With its own natural landmark, the "Castleberg Crag", a bustling market square and a Grade II Victorian theatre, this picturesque town is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding Dales. Stroll around the scars, caves and cliffs overlooking the town.
Pateley Bridge is full of tranquil charm as it nestles in the heart of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Located in the breathtakingly beautiful region of Lower Wensleydale, Masham (pronounced 'Massam') is famous for its family-run breweries, the idyllic and spacious market place a at its centre and its sheer beauty at all times of the year.
Malham is a small village, in the Pennines, at the southern base of the Yorkshire Dales.
From the striking limestone 'shawl' to nearby Aysgarth Falls, Leyburn is best explored on foot, and the town's network of bridleways and paths are a perfect place to start.
Ingleton is a picturesque traditional Dales village set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with Artisan shops lining the streets and magnificent natural feaures lining your view as your eyes as you look up.
Grassington is one of the best loved of the many delightful small towns and picturesque villages in the Yorkshire Dales and is fast becoming a destination village due to its attractive location on the river Wharfe surrounded by beautiful open countryside.
The heartbeat of the Wolds, Driffield, is also its cultural 'capital' and an ideal place to take a break from city life.
Once the location of Britain's largest sheep market, the quaint rural town of Market Weighton is also the birthplace of William Bradley, Britain's tallest recorded man.