What to do

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Our Top Activities

Below is a list of some of the best things to do, we’ve tried to keep things local meaning you don’t waste endless hours in the car. If you’re looking for something specific which isn’t listed make sure you ask one of the team.

Ilkley Cinema

This unique mini cinema blends the very best projection and audio technology with an intimate venue packed with charm. Showing many major releases and more obscure films there’s something for everyone. Check out the website for the latest showings.

Turkish Baths

Set in the famous spa town of Harrogate, the beautiful Victorian Turkish Baths and Spa allow you to unwind invigorate your body and mind.

Bolton Abbey

Owned and run by the Duke of Devonshire, the estate is nestled in the heart of the Dales, just 5 minutes from Olicana Park. With countless walks, a ruined abbey, cafes, nature trails, fishing and parkland abutting the river Wharfe there’s plenty to see and do.

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

All aboard to ride the steam train up the Dale, a firm favourite of children and adults a like. The steam trains run throughout winter and summer providing an evocative and fun day out for all.

Ilkley Lido

Ilkley is home to one of the last remaining outdoor public pools, open from 28th May until September this local institution is popular on hot days but be warned the water is chilly! Surrounded by grass many visitors take a picnic and enjoy a day basking in the sunshine, occasionally braving a dip.

Skipton Castle

Explore one of the best-preserved medieval castles in the country sited only 15 minutes away in the traditional market town of Skipton.

Billy Bobs Ice-cream Parlour

Fusing an ice-cream parlour and an american style diner Billy Bob’s is a great place for children and adults alike, you’ll not leave hungry!

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