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Accessible places in the Yorkshire Dales

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Yorkshire Dales – May 2017

Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact

Information on Accessible travel

Accessible places to go

Aerial Extreme The Camphill Estate, Kirklington, Bedale DL8 2LS. Tel 0845 6521736   01845 565753 Email info@_;aerialextreme.co.uk
Website http://www.aerialextreme.co.uk

Accessibility notes Partial access for Wheelchairs.
Bedale Heritage Trail Bedale DL8 1AA. Tel 01677 424604
Website http://www.bedale.org

Accessibility notes Everywhere except at the harbour where there are steps.
Big Sheep & Little Cow Bedale DL8 1AW. Tel 01677 422125 Email enquiries@_;farmattraction.co.uk
Website http://www.farmattraction.co.uk/

Accessibility notes Disabled access throughout; disabled toilet.
Black Sheep Brewery Wellgarth, Masham, Ripon HG4 4EN. Tel 01765 680101 Email reception@_;blacksheep.co.uk
Website http://www.blacksheepbrewery.co.uk

Accessibility notes The shop and bistro. Tour not accessible.
Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6EX. Tel 01756 718000 Email tourism@_;boltonabbey.com
Website http://www.boltonabbey.com

Accessibility notes Disabled access to the priory ruins, riverside, Strid Wood and Cumberland Trail. Pre-booked wheelchairs available Apr to Oct. Book on 01756 710663 (Cavendish shop and Strid Wood) or 01756 710331 (Bolton Abbey car park & Priory Church).
Bolton Castle Leyburn DL8 4ET. Tel 01969 623981 Email info@_;boltoncastle.co.uk
Website http://www.boltoncastle.co.uk

Accessibility notes Gardens and courtyard are wheelchair accessible, but not the building.
Brymor Ltd High Jervaulx Farm, Masham, Ripon HG4 4PG. Tel 01677 460337   07902 011514
Website http://www.brymordairy.co.uk
Constable Burton Hall & Garden Leyburn DL8 5LJ. Tel 01677 450428 Email gardens@_;constableburton.com
Website http://www.constableburton.com
Craven Museum & Gallery Town Hall, Skipton BD23 1AH. Tel 01756 706407 Email museum@_;cravendc.gov.uk
Website http://www.cravenmuseum.org

Accessibility notes Gallery only
Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes DL8 3NT. Tel 01969 666210 Email hawes@_;yorkshiredales.org.uk
Website http://www.dalescountrysidemuseum.org.uk

Accessibility notes Pushchair and wheelchair friendly site with hearing loop.
Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway Bolton Abbey Station, Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6AF. Tel 01756 710614 Email embsay.steam@_;btinternet.com
Website http://www.embsayboltonabbeyrailway.org.uk
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate Office, Ripon HG4 3DY. Tel 01765 608888 Email fountainsabbey@_;unationaltrust.org.uk
Website http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountainsabbey

Accessibility notes Mobility scooters available to book. West Gate entrance for disabled access
Gayle Mill Mill Lane, Gayle, Hawes DL8 3RZ. Tel 01969 667320   07837 269678 Email admin@_;gaylemill.org.uk
Website http://www.gaylemill.org.uk

Accessibility notes Level wheelchair access to the ground floor. There's a video of "inaccessible" parts of the tour. (top two floors). Accessible toilet.
Hardraw Force & Heritage Centre Hardraw, Hawes DL8 3LZ. Tel 01969 667572
Website http://www.hardrawforce.com

Accessibility notes Level pathway, no mobolity scooters. Disabled toilet.
Harlow Carr Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1UE. Tel 0845 265 8070 Email harlowcarr@_;rhs.org.uk
Website http://rhs.org.uk/harlowcarr

Accessibility notes Electric scooters and wheelchairs available for hire, accessible toilets, sloping site
Harrogate Climbing Centre Hornbeam Park Avenue, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate HG2 8QT. Tel 01423 815024 Email info@_;harrogateclimbingcentre.com
Website http://harrogateclimbingcentre.com/

Accessibility notes Disabled facilities.
Harrogate Paintball Centre Paintball North Ltd, York Road, Flaxby, Harrogate HG5 0XJ. Tel 01423 860606   07850 526245 Email info@_;paintballyorkshire.co.uk
Website http://www.paintballyorkshire.co.uk

Accessibility notes No wheelchair access to toilets.
Harrogate Theatre Oxford Street, Harrogate HG1 1QF. Tel 01423 502116 Email info@_;harrogatetheatre.co.uk
Website http://www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

Accessibility notes Level access. Some captioned & audio-described productions.
Hawes Ropemakers Outhwaites Ltd, Hawes DL8 3NT. Tel 01969 667487   01969 650349 Email sales@_;outhwaites.com
Website http://www.ropemakers.com

Accessibility notes Wheelchair walkway.
Hesketh Farm Park Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6HA. Tel 01756 710444 Email info@_;heskethfarmpark.co.uk
Website http://www.heskethfarmpark.co.uk
How Stean Gorge Stean, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5SF. Tel 01423 755666 Email info@_;howstean.co.uk
Website http://www.howstean.co.uk

Accessibility notes Access to cafe
Jervaulx Abbey Park House, Jervaulx, Ripon HG4 4PH. Tel 01677 460226 / 460391   07730 983439 Email ba123@_;btopenworld.com
Website http://www.jervaulxabbey.com

Accessibility notes 120 metres off main road but fine for scooters.
Kiplin Hall Scorton, Richmond DL10 6AT. Tel 01748 818178 Email info@_;kiplinhall.co.uk
Website http://www.kiplinhall.co.uk

Accessibility notes Wheelchair access to ground floor, some areas of the gardens and Tea Room. Wheelchairs to loan – please book in advance.
Knaresborough Castle & Museum CastleYard, Knaresborough HG5 8AS. Tel 01423 556188 Email museums@_;harrogate.gov.uk
Website http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/knaresboroughcastle

Accessibility notes Access limited to ground floor of the King's Tower and part of the museum due to historic building restrictions. Can access virtual castle tour in museum.
Leighton Reservoir Fly Fishing Healey, Masham, Ripon HG4 4LS. Tel 01765 689270   07815114890 Email info@_;leightonflyfishing.co.uk
Website http://www.leightonflyfishing.co.uk

Accessibility notes Designated parking near to the dam wall.
Lightwater Valley Theme Park North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT. Tel 01765 635321 Email leisure@_;lightwatervalley.co.uk
Website http://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk

Accessibility notes Disabled car park adjacent to park entrance. Accessible toilets. Discounted tickets. Visitor Services offer advice on access to rides and attractions
Markenfield Hall The Gatehouse, Ripon HG4 3AD. Tel 01765 692303 / 603411 Email info@_;markenfield.com
Website http://www.markenfield.com

Accessibility notes Wheelchair access to ground floor only
Masham Riding Centre Dykes Hill House, Masham, Ripon HG4 4NS. Tel 01765 689636/689241   07479691581 Email info@_;mashamridingcentre.com
Website http://www.mashamridingcentre.com/
Mercer Art Gallery Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA. Tel 01423 556188 Email museums@_;harrogate.gov.uk
Website http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery

Accessibility notes Ramped access at the side door. Accessible toilet
Mercer Art Gallery Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RY. Tel 01423 556188 Email museums@_;harrogate.gov.uk
Website http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery

Accessibility notes Full accessible, accessible toilet.
Newby Hall & Gardens Estate Office, Newby Hall, Skelton on Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE. Tel 01423 322583   01423 520412 Email info@_;newbyhall.com
Website http://www.newbyhall.com/

Accessibility notes Gardens and playground accessible via pea shingle gravel paths. 3 motorised scooters and 2 manual wheelchairs for loan. House access via one shallow step, ground floor accessible.
Nidderdale Llamas Wilsill, Pateley Bridge. Tel 01423 711 052   07743 690770 Email info@_;nidderdalellamas.org
Website http://nidderdalellamas.org

Accessibility notes Advance notice needed.
Nidderdale Museum Old Workhouse, King Street, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5LE. Tel 01423 711225 Email info@_;nidderdalemuseum.com
Website http://www.nidderdalemuseum.com

Accessibility notes Stair lift, disabled toilet
Richmond Castle Riverside Road, Richmond DL10 4QW. Tel 01748 822493
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/richmond-castle

Accessibility notes most of site is on flat ground but there is a chair lift to the exhibition.
Richmondshire Museum Ryders Wynd, Richmond DL10 4JA. Tel 01748 825611 Email admin@_;richmondshiremuseum.org.uk
Website http://www.richmondshiremuseum.org.uk

Accessibility notes Almost fully accessible
Ripley Castle Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY. Tel 01423 770152 Email enquiries@_;ripleycastle.co.uk
Website http://www.ripleycastle.co.uk

Accessibility notes Gardens, tea room and most of the ground floor accessible to wheelchair users. Accessible toilets.
Ripon Museum trust Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon HG4 1LE. Tel 01765 690799 Email info@_;riponmuseums.co.uk
Website http://riponmuseums.co.uk

Accessibility notes Wheelchair and mobility scooter access. Access lift available to first floor, Accessible toilet. At courthouse limited access & no toilet.
Ripon Prison & Police Museum Marygate, Ripon HG4 1LX. Tel 01765 690799 Email admin@_;riponmuseums.co.uk
Website http://riponmuseums.co.uk/museums/prison_police_museum

Accessibility notes Accessible to most wheel chairs,an access lift is available accessible toilet
Skipton Boat Trips Wharf Office, Waterside Court, 3 Coach Street, Skipton BD23 1LH. Tel 01756 790829 Email info@_;canaltrips.co.uk
Website http://www.canaltrips.co.uk

Accessibility notes Only if can manage stairs. Assistance given.
Skipton Castle Skipton BD23 1AW. Tel 01756 792442 Email info@_;skiptoncastle.co.uk
Website http://www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

Accessibility notes Grounds, tearoom & shop accessible by wheelchair over a cobbled surface.
Castle not accessible.
St Gregory's Church The Old Grammar School, Bedale DL8 1AF. Tel 01677 425985 Email admin@_;bedalechurch.org
Website http://www.achurchnearyou.com/bedale-st-gregory

Accessibility notes Disabled access for Wheelchairs.
Studfold Adventure Trail Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5SG. Tel 01423 755228 Email info@_;studfold.com
Website http://www.studfoldtrails.co.uk

Accessibility notes Uneven terrain,suitable only for all terrain push chairs / wheelchairs
Swaledale Museum The Green, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6TX. Tel 01748 884118   07969823232 Email museum.swaledale@_;btinternet.com
Website http://www.swaledalemuseum.org

Accessibility notes Steps to main entrance
The Frazer Theatre Off High Street, Knaresborough HG5 0EQ. Tel 07759 053804 Email enquiries@_;frazertheatre.co.uk
Website http://www.frazertheatre.co.uk

Accessibility notes 3 wheelchair spaces in main auditorium
The Georgian Theatre Experience Georgian Theatre Royal, Victoria Road, Richmond DL10 4DW. Tel 01748 823710 Email admin@_;georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk
Website http://www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk/ourpast.aspx

Accessibility notes Lifts and ramps to access most parts of the building. Please let the tour guide know of any assistance you might need.
The Georgian Theatre Royal Victoria Road, Richmond DL10 4DW. Tel 01748 825252 Email foh@_;georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk
Website http://www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk

Accessibility notes Wheelchair spaces, infra-red headsets, hearing loop, accessible toilets & lifts to all levels.
The Green Howards Museum Trinity Church Square, Richmond DL10 4QN. Tel 01748 826561 Email museum@_;greenhowards.org.uk
Website http://www.greenhowards.org.uk

Accessibility notes Totally accessible.
The Station Cinema Station Yard, Richmond DL10 4LD. Tel 01748 823062 Email info@_;stationcinema.com
Website http://www.stationcinema.com
Thorp Perrow Arboretum Wildlife Park, Bedale DL8 2PS. Tel 01677 425323 Email enquiries@_;thorpperrow.com
Website http://www.thorpperrow.com

Accessibility notes Fully Accessible grounds, disabled toilets, motability scooters to hire (please book).
Wensleydale Creamery Gayle Lane, Hawes DL8 3RN. Tel 01969 667664 Email creamery@_;wensleydale.co.uk
Website http://www.wensleydale.co.uk

Accessibility notes Accessible for wheelchairs

Accessible accommodation

Boars Head Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY. Tel 01423 771888   01423 770152 Email reservations@_;boarsheadripley.co.uk
Website http://www.boarsheadripley.co.uk
Cairn Hotel Ripon Road, Harrogate HG1 2JD. Email salescairn@_;strathmorehotels.com
Website http://www.strathmorehotels.com/cairn+hotel/home/
Constable Burton Caravan Park Constable Burton Hall, Constable Burton, Leyburn DL8 5LJ. Tel 01677 450428 Email caravanpark@_;constableburton.com
Website http://www.cbcaravanpark.co.uk/

Accessibility notes Disabled toilet & shower room
Crakehall Watermill Cottages Crakehall Watermill, Little Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1HU. Tel 01677 423240   07745494393 Email stay@_;crakehallwatermillcottages.co.uk
Website http://www.crakehallwatermillcottages.co.uk

Accessibility notes Limited - 2 cottages are single storey. Access statements available on the website or can be posted.
Dower House Hotel & Spa Bond End, Knaresborough HG5 9AL. Tel 01423 863302 Email ken.hardy@_;dowerhouse-hotel.co.uk
Website http://www.dowerhouse-hotel.co.uk
Friar Ings Farm Barden Moor, Leyburn DL8 5JR. Tel 01969 622205   07763 921587 Email wepratt@_;btconnect.com High Grange Cottages and Farmhouse High Grange Cottages, Exelby, Bedale DL8 2HQ. Tel 01677 422740   07751378707 Email highgrange@_;orangehome.co.uk
Website http://www.high-grange.co.uk

Accessibility notes Some ground floor cottages
Jervaulx Abbey Park House, Jervaulx, Ripon HG4 4PH. Tel 01677 460226 / 460391 Email ba123@_;btopenworld.com
Website http://www.jervaulxabbey.com

Accessibility notes All on one level
Kings Head Market Place, Masham, Ripon HG4 2EF. Tel 01765 689295 Email kingshead.masham@_;goodnightinns.co.uk
Website http://www.goodnightinns.co.uk

Accessibility notes In bar & selected bedrooms
Ripon Spa Hotel Park Street, Ripon HG4 2 BU. Tel 01765 602172 Email info@_;riponspa.com
Website http://www.riponspa.com

Accessibility notes Some ground floor bedrooms, access to gardens.
St Georges Court Old Home Farm, Gantley, Ripon HG4 3PJ. Tel 01765 620618 Email info@_;stgeorgescourt.co.uk
Website http://www.stgeorgescourt.co.uk

Accessibility notes Ground floor rooms, but no disabled bathrooms.
Swaleview Caravan Park Reeth Road, Richmond DL10 4SF. Tel 01748 823106 Email info@_;swaleviewpark.co.uk
Website http://www.swaleviewpark.co.uk

Accessibility notes Park is flat.
Swinton Park Hotel & Spa Swinton, Ripon HG4 4JH. Tel 01765 680900   01765 680947 Email enquiries@_;swintonpark.com
Website http://www.swintonpark.com
The Crown Hotel Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RZ. Tel 01423 567755
Website http://crownhotelharrogate.com
The Jonas Centre Redmire, Leyburn DL8 4EW. Tel 01969 624900 Email stay@_;jonascentre.org
Website http://www.jonascentre.org

Accessibility notes Two cabins with grab handles and ramps but not fully disabled facilities.
The Majestic Hotel Ripon Road, Harrogate HG1 2HU. Tel 01423 700300 Email majesticreception@_;thehotelcollection.co.uk
Website http://www.thehotelcollection.co.uk/hotels/majestic-hotel-harrogate
The Old Deanery Minster Road, Ripon HG4 1QS. Tel 01765 600003 Email reception@_;theolddeanery.co.uk
Website http://www.theolddeanery.co.uk/

Accessibility notes To ground floor restaurants, disabled toilet. No lift to bedrooms
The White Hart Hotel Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NF. Tel 01423 505681 Email reception@_;whitehart.net
Website http://www.hrhgroupharrogate.com
The White Horse 61 North Street, Ripon HG4 1EN. Tel 01765 603622 Email david.bate13@_;btinternet.com
Website http://www.white-horse-ripon.co.uk

Accessibility notes 1 ground floor room

Accessible clubs, societies & organisations

Alzheimers Soc Hambl&Richmond Garget Walker House, 25a Olav Road, Richmond DL10 4PU. Tel 01748 825817 Email richmond@_;alzheimers.org.uk
Website http://www.alzheimers.org.uk

Accessibility notes No mobility scooters
Bedale Golf Club Leyburn Rd, Bedale DL8 1EZ. Tel 01677 422451 Email office@_;bedalegolfclub.com
Website http://www.bedalegolfclub.com
Catterick Golf Club Leyburn Rd, Catterick Garrison DL9 3QE. Tel 01748 833268 Email catterickgolfclubmarketing@_;gmail.com
Website http://www.catterickgolfclub.co.uk
Craft & chat group Village Hall, Thornton le Beans, Northallerton DL8 3SN. Email maureenandstevehague@_;btinternet.com Harrogate Golf Club Forest Lane Head, Harrogate HG2 7TF. Tel 01423 862999 Email secretary@_;harrogate-gc.co.uk
Website http://www.harrogate-gc.co.uk
Hawes Tourist Info. Centre Dales Countryside Museum, Station Yard, Hawes DL8 3NT. Tel 01969 666210 Email hawes@_;yorkshiredales.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk
Knaresborough Golf Club Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough HG5 0QQ. Tel 01423 862690 Email secretary@_;kgc.uk.com
Website http://www.knaresboroughgolfclub.co.uk
Pannal Golf Club (Harrogate) Ltd Follifoot Rd, Pannal, Harrogate HG3 1ES. Tel 01423 872628 Email secretary@_;pannalgolfclub.co.uk
Website http://www.pannalgolfclub.co.uk
Ripon Choral Society Ripon Cathedral, Ripon HG4 1QS. Tel    07702967828 Email margaret-secretary@_;riponchoralsociety.org.uk
Website http://www.riponchoralsociety.org.uk

Accessibility notes Limited parking. Please make enquiries in advance to the Secretary if interested in joining.
Ripon City Golf Club Palace Rd, Ripon HG4 3HH. Tel 01765 603640 Email secretary@_;riponcitygolfclub.com
Website http://www.riponcitygolfclub.com
Ripon Library The Arcade, Ripon HG4 1AG. Tel 01609 536623 Email ripon.library@_;northyorks.gov.uk
Website http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/riponlibrary
Settle Information Centre Town Hall, Cheapside, Settle BD24 9EJ. Tel 01729 825192 Email settle@_;ytbtic.co.uk
Website http://www.cravendc.gov.uk/tourism

Accessibility notes Via lift at side of building
Thirsk Karate Club 24 Sycamore Business Park,, Dishforth Rd, Copt Hewick, Ripon HG4 5DF. Tel    07972 227772 Email ady@_;byakko.co.uk
Website http://www.byakko.co.uk

Accessible shops & services

Bedale Kennels & Cattery West Pasture Farm, Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1TT. Tel 01677 424149 Email info@_;bedalekennels.co.uk
Website http://www.bedalekennels.co.uk
Catterick Caravan and Camping Centre Ltd Gatherley Road, Brompton on Swale, Richmond DL10 7JB. Tel 01748 818391 Email superstore@_;catterickcaravans.com
Website http://www.catterickcaravans.com
Hello Coopers 8A Market Place, Bedale DL8 1EQ.. Tel 01677 424252 / 01609 772295 Email info@_;hellocoopers.co.uk
Website http://www.hellocoopers.co.uk

Accessibility notes 4 Wheelchair vehicles
Middleham Antiques Corner House, Kirkgate, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4PF. Tel 07917 571180 Email angiwal@_;yahoo.com
Website http://www.middlehamonline.com/middleham_antiques.htm

Accessibility notes Not acessible for motor scooters but will assist in accessing antique items.
Red House Interiors 22 Market Place, Bedale DL8 1EQ. Tel 01677 424076 Email info@_;redhouseinteriors.co.uk
Website http://www.redhousebedale.co.uk

Accessibility notes No mobility scooters
Roper's Leisure Gatherley Road, Catterick Bridge DL10 7SL. Tel 01748 818666 Email enquiries@_;ropersleisure.co.uk
Website http://www.ropersleisure.co.uk/
Tennants Auctioneers The Auction Centre, Leyburn DL8 5SG. Tel 01969 623780 Email enquiry@_;tennants-ltd.co.uk
Website http://www.tennants.co.uk

Accessibility notes Full Access and allocated disabled parking bays.
The Walking Shop 4 High Street, Leyburn DL8 5AH. Tel 01969 625375 Email sales@_;thewalkingshop.co.uk
Website http://www.thewalkingshop.co.uk
Thompson Auctioneers The Dales Saleroom, Levens Hall Park, Lund Lane, Killinghall, Harrogate HG3 2BG. Tel 01423 709086 Email info@_;thompsonsauctioneers.com
Website http://thompsonsauctioneers.com

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