Situated on the bank of the River Tees in the village of Piercebridge near Darlington several of our bedrooms and function rooms have views of the river. Inside the centuries-old building, we have welcoming open fireplaces inside the bar, an all-day menu in the Snug Bar and a delicious menu in the Riverside Restaurant.
Bolton Castle is one of the country’s best preserved medieval castles; originally built as one of the finest and most luxurious homes in the land, the castle bears the scars of over 600 years of fascinating history.
Dales Countryside Museum
Dales Countryside Museum tells the fascinating story of the Yorkshire Dales and the people who have lived and worked here and shaped the landscape for thousands of years. With loads of fun and interesting things for visitors of all ages to see and do, the Museum offers the chance to discover what is so unique about the Yorkshire Dales and make your visit to the area really special.
The Station, Richmond
The Station is a stunning riverside Victorian railway building; brought back to life as an art gallery and exhibition space, café, community venue for groups, meetings and classes, and home to a variety of independent businesses.
Keld Heritage Centre
The Keld Countryside and Heritage Centre tells the story of our village including hill farming, local people, lead mining, vernacular architecture, wildlife conservation and the history of the chapel buildings. Positioned in the village centre, close to the Coast to Coast and Pennine Way national trails, the Centre occupies the former horse stables and coach room in the Grade II listed Literary Institute Building which have been sensitively restored for this purpose. It is the base for our programme of activities and events which include craft demonstrations, guided walks and farm visit.
Dales Bike Centre
The Centre of Trails and Hub of Road Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales.
Situated in the beautiful Swaledale valley in the Yorkshire Dales National Park perfectly located to access the extensive of network of mountain biking trails and en route of great road cycling.
Low Barns Nature Reserve
The reserve is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest and has become important for wildlife due to the wide range of habitats including wet woodland, grassland, open water and river side, which are home to many different types of birds, mammals, plants and insects.
The reserve is great place to visit and has flat terrain and a network of surfaced pathways linking the bird hides allowing easy access for all visitors. The visitor centre on the site offers a coffee shop, web cam viewing of the bird feeders, wildlife photography displays, and local crafts. A great place to visit at any time of year.