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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Craven. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Craven is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Craven

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    1

    Ingleborough

    Hiking Highlight

    The Ingleborough summit richly rewards all those that conquer it with a magnificent panoramic view of Whernside, Pen-y-ghent, Pendle Hill, out into Morecambe Bay and over to the Lakeland hills. …

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    Whernside

    Hiking Highlight

    The highest of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks, Whernside offers wonderful views over the Yorkshire Dales and beyond. On a clear day, and with a pair of binoculars, you can even see …

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    3

    Pen-y-Ghent

    Hiking Highlight

    Great starter mountain to get you used to the opportunities out there in the rest of the Dales, good tracks, steep in some parts, and a good beginners scramble up …

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    Malham Cove

    Hiking Highlight

    The 230 feet (70 metre) high, the gently curving cliff of Malham Cove will take your breath away. A spectacular geological formation in its own right, the views you are …

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    Fleet Moss

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Unbelievably steep near the top (starting from Hawes)

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    Hebden Suspension Bridge

    Hiking Highlight

    Hebden Suspension Bridge was built built by local blacksmith William Bell and opened in September, 1885. The bridge rocks a little as you walk over it, and is quite narrow, resulting in a fun crossing of the River Wharfe.

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    Malham

    Hiking Highlight

    Most people walk from Malham village up to the cove using the road ways, there's an alternative route up passed the pub where you are higher up, I find this …

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    Cavendish Pavillion

    Hiking Highlight

    Great spot for a cream tea and watching the world go by.

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    9

    Waterfalls at Gordale Beck

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    A beautiful spot to visit, do be aware that unless you are a competent climber the you cannot make this a circular trail, as you will have to climb the waterfall, which I might add is brilliant fun.

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    Ribblehead Viaduct

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Part of the Settle to Carlisle Railway the Ribblehead Viaduct is an impressive structure. Completed in 1874 by a workforce of 2,300 men it is worth a visit for the photo opportunity alone.

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    Bolton Priory

    Road Cycling Highlight

    A really popular place to visit right on the river with huge estate grounds around the 12th century monastery ruins for beautiful walks and family days out.

    From Skipton there's …

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    12

    High Hill Lane

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    A tough climb, 5% for around 2.8 miles. Maxes out around 24%. The first third of the climb is the toughest, only for fit cyclists really.

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    The Strid

    Hiking Highlight

    The Strid is a natural wonder, where the river suddenly narrows forcing the water through at great pressure. It was formed by the wearing away of softer rock by the …

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    Mark
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    14

    Pecca Falls

    Hiking Highlight

    If you are completing the fabulous Ingleton Waterfall Walk, Pecca Falls will be your first encounter. The lower fall is the highest and you get a fantastic view from the …

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    15

    Thornton Force

    Hiking Highlight

    Dropping 46 feet (14 metres) over a limestone cliff, Thornton Force will take your breath away when it comes into view. Interestingly, there are number of layers to the rock …

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    16

    Hull Pot

    Hiking Highlight

    A great little spot for a picnic of the main track of the three peaks walk, it used to be on the old version over Horton moor. View this any …

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    17

    Descent to the tunnels

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    This is steep, rocky, but not overly loose, so eminently ridable but extra care in damp and wet. The majority is smooth limestone and can be very slippery when wet. …

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    18

    Back Route to Ilkley

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    If you're not familiar with this back road I'd strongly recommend it! A narrow single lane from Bolton Abbey through to Ilkley, beautiful scenery and great winding roads all the way down.

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    The Craven Arms

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Set in the heart of Wharfdale in Appletreewick, The Craven Arms pub is a beautiful place for a pitstop. The Craven Arms has been serving guests real ales and delicious …

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    20

    Chapel-le-Dale to Ingleborough scramble

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Northern route up Ingleborough from Chapel le Dale is a steady stroll until you come face to face with the scramble, it will make you puff and pant but …

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    Tom

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