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Things to do in Yorkshire

We want you to have a really memorable time at The Castle Arms and we are delighted that so many of our guests keep coming back for more. You will find a really warm Yorkshire welcome as you step through the door, Snape is that kind of a place.

With such an idyllic location and our proximity to major transport routes, we attract people from all over the country, take a moment or two clicking the links on this page, there is so much to do all around here.

Just minutes away you will discover the Yorkshire Dales and if you have never had the good fortune to visit the area before you will soon see why it is so popular, in fact it should be on everyone’s “bucket list”.

There are famous castles in abundance on our side of The Dales, such as Middleham and Richmond and many other places of interest including the ruins of the Cistercian Jervaulx Abbey.

A short drive towards the west coast and you will find yourself in the North Yorkshire Moors, a somewhat different experience, though equally spectacular. The former WWII prisoner of war camp “Eden Camp” is a modern Theme Museum and is just one of many things you may wish to experience.

You could spend a day at Scarborough, a journey of about 90 minutes that will take you around the edge of the moors, you will see amazing views of Scarborough from the battlements of the famous castle, which is an English Heritage site.

The great city of York is only about an hour away, with the famous Jorvik Viking Centre, if you fancy some exercise walk the ancient city walls, it is a great experience. In the summer months you will find hugely talented street performers entertaining the crowds, such as the amazing unicyclist, who juggles blindfold with swords while riding!

Countryside

The Dales

From the heather crowned rugged hills of the north to the pastoral lush farmland of the south and its winding streams and rivers.

The Dales is an outstandingly beautiful area, with something for everyone.

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Historic

City of York

This spectacular walled city attracts hordes of visitors from all over the world.

Walk the walls, visit the famous cathedral or visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, there is so much to do.

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Yorkshire Coast

Scarborough

A highly popular seaside resort with amusement arcades, ice cream parlours, shellfish stalls and beach huts.

The town is dominated by the impressive Scarborough Castle which stands on the headland separating the two sandy bays.

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Beauty Spots

Aysgarth

As the River Ure rolls towards Wensleydale, it broadens and tumbles over the three flights of falls at Aysgarth, known as the ‘upper’, ‘middle’ and ‘lower’ creating a truly memorable sight.

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