Eat, Explore and Experience

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Link and Recommendations

Below is a selection of the key places, restaurants and attractions to see in the area.

Cycle the Yorkshire Dales

We hope that you’ve decided to come to the Yorkshire Dales to enjoy the excellent cycling opportunities on offer. To help you plan your visit, we’ve gathered together some of the essential information you’ll need.

Waterfalls Trail

The start of Ingleton Waterfalls Trail is only a 15 minute drive away in the next village of Ingleton. The 4.5 mile trail is suitable for all ages and abilities and boasts some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the North of England.

Learn how to throw a pot

Bentham Pottery is a long-established thriving craft pottery located near Ingleton, about 10 minutes drive away. Learn how to throw a pot, improve your skills or take a course here.

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An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Old Pottery Barn is located on the edge of The Forest of Bowland. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty was granted designated status in 1964 and is protected due to the moorland, blanket bog and rare birds that can be found here.

Yorkshire Dales

As Old Pottery Barn is on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales, it seems fitting to say one of the most beautiful attractions in the area can be seen out of the window. From the ever changing weather, to the constantly changing wildlife, sunsets and stars, this area of North Yorkshire has outstanding beauty from sunrise to sunset.

Gateway to the Lakes

Being only 40 minutes away from the start of the Lake District National Park, Old Pottery Barn is the perfect location to base yourself whilst you explore the surrounding area.

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Bentham offers a golf course, a selection of shops and a busy market on Wednesdays. Only a few minutes drive away from Od Pottery Barn, Bentham’s transport links connect you Lancaster, Leeds, and surrounding villages.

Kirkby Lonsdale

Just 20 minutes drive away, Kirkby Lonsdale is a historic market town between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.


The busy market town of Skipton is situated only 40 minutes away. Visit Skipton Castle, explore the thriving market or enjoy exploring the many shops and cafes.

Get in Touch

Contact us with any questions or requirements you have about your stay.

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015242 98811

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Old Pottery Barn, Bentham, LA2 7DL