Attractions and campsites for Le Tour de Yorkshire
There's more to Le Tour de Yorkshire than just the race!
Pack your caravan before setting out for God's Own County this July and you'll see some of the world's greatest cyclists taking to Yorkshire's roads, battling it out on bikes through incredible scenery for that coverted yellow jersey.
However, if that's all you see while you're away then you're missing a whole host of incredible attractions and places to stay while on holiday. We're here to help! Can't find what you're looking for below, search Campsite Finder for more perfect pitches.
Don't forget to plan your holiday around the road closures that are in place over the weekend!
Ripon CathedralRipon Cathedral (HG4 1QS), founded by St Wilfred, dates back almost fourteen centuries. Although much of the structure has changed over time, a Saxon crypt still remains, making it one of the oldest, operational Church buildings in England.
T 01765 602072
T 01423 556188
Fountains AbbeyThe Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden (HG4 3DY) is home to the ruins of a 12th century Cistercian abbey and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill (World Heritage site) situated in a Georgian water-garden within 800 acres of medieval deer park. Visitors can also browse the richly decorated Victorian St Mary’s Church and Elizabethan Fountains Hall.
T 01765 608888
T 01423 780688 (Office), 01423 780768 (Warden)
Royal Horticultural SocietyRHS Garden Harlow Carr (HG3 1QB) is a garden in keeping with the Yorkshire landscape. Ideal for a peaceful wander through the stunning 58 acre garden, but also great for entertaining children, with their regular workshops, events and activities such as planting bulbs.
T 01423 565418
The Forbidden Corner
T 01969 640638
Bolton AbbeyBolton Abbey (BD23 6EX) is in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. With just under 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside, over 80 miles of footpaths and ample space to run around and enjoy the fresh air, there is something for all ages. Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend, wander along the riverside, woodland and moorland paths, enjoy local produce in the excellent restaurants, tea rooms and cafes, treat yourself in the quality gift shops and food shop or simply relax beside the river with a picnic whilst the children play.
T 01756 718000 (Monday to Friday), 01756 710 331 (Saturday & Sunday)
Visitors can take regular daytime tours, or book a private tour in advance.
T 01765 680000
Campsite Finder tool for the best places to pitch up.
Woodhouse Farm Caravan Park
T 01765 658309
W Woodhouse Farm on Campsite Finder
Lower Wensleydale Caravan Club Site
T 01969 623366
W Lower Wensleydale CC site on Campsite Finder
Clarion Lodge Campsite
West Chevin Road
T 01943 876 300
W Clarion Lodge on Campsite Finder
T 0800 6785724
Usha Gap Campsite
Long Close House
T 01748 886110
W Usha Gap on Campsite Finder
Tel: 01969 667354
Bainbridge Ings on Campsite Finder
See the northyorks.gov.uk site for details on road closures.
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