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Beautiful traditional english country
Member Name: pinkmuppet
Advantages: stunning scenery
Disadvantages: twisty roads so kids get sick!
The yorkshire dales is renowned for one of englands toughest challenges, the yorkshire 3 peaks, comprising Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen Y Ghent, all to be completed within 24 hours, I have done Pen Y Ghent and the views from the summit are amazing.
The Yorkshire Dales is like stepping back in time, beautiful unspoilt countryside, sheep everywhere you look, farms, lovely little villages, great pubs (Black Sheep and Theakstons are unmissable) and eminates traditional english country life.
Some of the best locations to head for are Malham, home to Malham Cove a massive 200ft limestone cliff that you can often see people climbing on, and Gordale Scar, beautiful waterfalls.
Grassington is another lovely town and they have a great market here, some nice shops and good pubs again, just what you need after a good walk through the dales.
There are loads of beautiful riverside walks (Burnsall to Grassington is a good one) and loads of waterfall walks that the kids will love
Summary: great walks and lovely villages and some great beer in the pubs here!!
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