Things to do

Walking and rambling

ingleboroughOne of the favourite past times of many visitors to Ingleton. Hundreds of paths and routes are available for all levels of fitness to experience the limestone cliffs and explore the hidden beauty of the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

The Waterfalls Walk starts in the village and takes you through woodland gorges with spectacular waterfalls.

You can enjoy a walk to the top of Ingleborough from the village and for the more serious walkers the Three Peaks Circuit of: Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whernside is on offer! More details on the route starting directly from the village of Ingleton can be found here:

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Cycling & Mountain biking

cyclingWith wide open sky above you, beautiful rolling hills around you and winding roads that sweep along with very little traffic, the Yorkshire Dales is a cyclists dream.

An abundance of fantastic riding is available on the doorstep with routes to test every level of mountain biker.

Gisburn Forest (Forest of Bowland) has mountain biking trails for all abilities and boasts some awesome views.


climbingTwisleton Scar is a single pitch cliff and is perfect for honing your climbing skills – top roping your family with the open vista spread out before you.

Give indoor climbing at try at the Climbing wall located within the village. First opened in 1987, the indoor climbing wall has been steadily developed to provide one of the best indoor venues in the region. With over 300 square meters of lead climbing wall with in-situ quickdraws and lower-off belays and there are routes to suit all abilities from novice to crag rat.


ingletonpoolCanoeing, kayaking and rafting all available.

Ingleton Outdoor Pool (located just below the Hostel) opens at the end of May each year for the Summer Season.

Public Swimming sessions run daily and it is also available for Private Hire.

The pool also opens for cold water swimming outside of the main season, please visit their website for more information.

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For more suggestions on what to do during your stay in Ingleton, please visit:

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