A stay at Simonstone Hall Hotel, offers the uttermost luxury in the heart of the Western Dales, with unobstructed and striking views across the Upper Wensleydale countryside. Situated in a stunning 16th-century country house, Simonstone Hall will charm you with its beautifully furnished rooms and suites, superb dining spaces and a beautiful terrace overlooking a pristine garden.
Hidden in the depth of West Yorkshire lies Britain’s largest underground cave chamber, Gaping Gill. Descend into the core of this dramatic chamber, where, once inside, you will explore the intricate passages of this extensive system of caves. Marvel at the Fell Beck waterfall as it pours over the lip of the cave and crashes 100 metres to the floor of the cavern. Reward your efforts with a visit to the iconic Wensleydale Creamery, as you sample a range of cheeses, enjoy a taste of Yorkshire whilst gaining an insight into the thousand-year history of cheese-making in the Yorkshire Dales.
Spend the day immersed in the rich and varied nature, fishing for Salmon on the River Ure, shooting clays across the heather moorland or embarking upon one of the Dales many picturesque hikes. With endless rolling peaks, winding rivers, waterfalls and stunning gorges, there is an abundance of routes taking you up steep hills, all offering a variety of landscapes to admire. Take to the skies on a gliding adventure as you soar above the North Yorkshire moors, gaining a remarkable perspective and unrivalled views. For dinner, The Wensleydale Heifer Michelin star restaurant will indulge you with a burst of flavours, created from the finest local produce.