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Accessible places in the Yorkshire Dales

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Yorkshire Dales – July 2018

Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact

Information on Accessible travel

Accessible places to go


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.

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 Castle Bolton, 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
Email hello@brymordairy.co.uk
Website http://www.brymordairy.co.uk

Camp Hill Ltd Camp Hill, Kirklington, Bedale DL8 2LS. Tel 01845 567788
Website http://www.camphill.co.uk
Accessibility notes Partial access for Wheelchairs.

Constable Burton Hall Gardens Constable Burton Hall, 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 ground floor, Museum up 23 stairs

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

Forbidden Corner Tupgill Park Estate, Coverham, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4TJ. Tel 01969 640638
Email forbiddencorner@btconnect.com
Website http://www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk
Accessibility notes Disabled toilets, ramps to shops and cafe, only parts of the gardens are accessible to wheelchairs

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate Office, Ripon HG4 3DY. Tel 01765 608888
Email fountainsabbey@nationaltrust.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.
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.

Harlow Carr Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB. Tel 01423 565418
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
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 Outhwaite Ropemakers, Town Foot, Hawes DL8 3NT. Tel 01969 667487
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 LLP How Stean Gorge LLP, 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

Ingleborough Show Cave Clapham LA2 8EA. Tel 01524 251242
Email info@ingleboroughcave.co.uk
Website http://www.ingleboroughcave.co.uk
Accessibility notes The cave has two stooping sections, min. height 55"/1400mm. Only cave in UK that is fully wheelchair accessible, but suggest getting in touch if planning a visit. A tramper is available by prior arrangement for people wishing to access estate nature trail.

Jervaulx Abbey Park House, Jervaulx, Ripon HG4 4PH. Tel 01677 460226 / 460391
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
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, Markenfield Hall, 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
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

Middleham Castle Castle Hill, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4QG. Tel 01969 623899
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/middleham-castle
Accessibility notes Grounds mainly lawn. The keep is not accessible to motorscooters. Wheelchairs welcome.

Newby Hall & Gardens Estate Office, Newby Hall, Skelton on Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE. Tel 01423 322583
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
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

North Yorkshire County Show Camp Hill, Kirklington, Bedale DL8 2LS. Tel 07521 485060
Email jandrew152@btinternet.com
Website http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk
Accessibility notes Green field site so only suitable for some wheelchairs.

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 didle@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 info@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
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

The Cat Pottery Moorside Design, Front Nook, West Burton, Leyburn DL8 4JW. Tel 01969 663273
Email info@catpottery.co.uk
Website http://www.catpottery.co.uk

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
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 Himalayan Garden The Hutts, Hutts Lane, Grewelthorpe, Ripon HG4 3DA. Tel 01765 658009
Email info@himalayangarden.com
Website http://www.himalayangarden.com

The Station Cinema The Station, Richmond DL10 4LD. Tel 01748 823062
Email info@stationcinema.com
Website http://www.stationcinema.com

Thorp Perrow Arboretum Thorp Perrow, 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

Wensleydale Longwool Sheepshop Unit 2 Kelberdale Court, Market Place, Leyburn DL8 5AW. Tel 01969 623558
Email sales@wensleydalelongwool.co.uk
Website http://wensleydalelongwool.co.uk
Accessibility notes Slope inside door for wheelchair users

Accessible accommodation


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
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 enquiries@dowerhouse-hotel.co.uk
Website http://www.dowerhouse-hotel.co.uk

High Grange Cottages and Farmhouse High Grange Cottages, Exelby, Bedale DL8 2HQ. Tel 01677 422740
Email caroline.highgrange@gmail.com
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 4EF. Tel 01765 689295
Website https://www.chefandbrewer.com/pubs/north-yorkshire/kings-head
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.

Studfold Holdings Studfold, 'The Nidderdale Experience', Lofthouse, Harrogate HG3 5SG. Tel 01423 755228
Email info@studfold.com
Website http://www.studfold.com
Accessibility notes Most of the park is grass. Ramps to facilities.

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
Email enquiries@swintonpark.com
Website http://www.swintonpark.com

The Buck Inn The Village Green, Thornton Watlass, Ripon HG4 4AH. Tel 01677 422461
Email the-buck-inn@btconnect.com
Website http://www.buckwatlass.co.uk
Accessibility notes No disabled toilet facility

The Crown Hotel Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RZ. Tel 01423 567755
Website http://crownhotelharrogate.com

The Jonas Centre 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 reservations@majestichotelharrogate.co.uk
Website https://www.thecairncollection.co.uk/hotels/the-majestic

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 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

Aysgarth Falls Visitor Centre Aysgarth Falls Nat Park Centre, Aysgarth Falls, Leyburn DL8 3TH. Tel 01969 662910
Email aysgarth@yorkshiredales.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk
Accessibility notes Centre, including shop and cafe, is fully accessible. Routes available in the Centre

Bedale Community Library Bedale Hall, Bedale DL8 1AA. Tel 01609 534573
Email library@bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk
Website http://www.bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk
Accessibility notes No restrictions.

Bedale Golf Club Leyburn Rd, Bedale DL8 1EZ. Tel 01677 422451
Email office@bedalegolfclub.com
Website http://www.bedalegolfclub.com

Cathedral Concert Society Ripon Cathedral, Ripon HG4 1QT. Tel 01765 635244
Email roger.higson@riponconcerts.co.uk
Website http://www.riponconcerts.co.uk
Accessibility notes Prior notification appreciated.

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. Tel 01609 774325
Email maureenandstevehague@outlook.com

Grassington Information Centre National Park Centre,, Hebbden Road, Grassington BD23 5LB. Tel 01756 751690
Email grassington@yorkshiredales.org.uk
Website http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk

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

Harrogate Tourist Information Centre Royal Baths, Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2WJ. Tel 01423 537300
Email tic@harrogate.gov.uk
Website http://www.visitharrogate.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ramps down into the Tourist Information Centre with push button door entry for people with mobility scooters

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

Nidderdale Plus Partnership Station Square, King Street, Pateley Bridge HG3 5AT. Tel 01423 714953
Email admin@nidderdaleplus.org
Website http://www.nidderdaleplus.org.uk

Nidderdale Plus Partnership Station Square, King Street, Pateley Bridge HG3 5AT. Tel 01423 714953
Email admin@nidderdaleplus.org
Website http://www.nidderdaleplus.org.uk

Ripon Choral Society Ripon Cathedral, Ripon HG4 1QS.
Email margaret-secretary@riponchoralsociety.org.uk
Website http://www.riponchoralsociety.org.uk
Accessibility notes Parking opposite the Church which is now accessible.

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
Accessibility notes No adult changing, but disabled toilet.

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

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://middlehamonline.com/Middleham%20Antiques%20Page.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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