THE DALES, THE LAKES, & MORE
Rivers Edge is a park that boasts an enviable location in 'God’s Own Country'. Situated on the border of the Yorkshire Dales, just north of Forest of Bowland in Lancashire and within easy distance to the coast as well as the Lake District.
With so many of England’s national gems and protected areas neighbouring our beautiful holiday park, it’s a destination that can offer endless exploration and enjoyment for families. There are many things to do in the nearby area, and so much choice when it comes to surrounding landscapes. Here are some local attractions that may interest you:
Ingleton Waterfall Trail
(1.8 miles from River’s Edge)
The thriving town of Ingleton is known as ‘The Land of Waterfalls’. Follow the well-defined footpath of the famous Ingleton Waterfalls Trail and you will be rewarded with the most spectacular views of these falls.
White Scar Cave
(3.3 miles from River’s Edge)
The area is also well known for its caves, and White Scar Cave is the longest show cave in Britain. With a whole underground world of waterfalls, formations and an ice age cavern which is filled with thousands of stalactites.
(8.1 miles from River’s Edge)
Just a short drive away is Ribblehead Viaduct, a beautiful Victorian landmark built in the 1870s and surrounded by the verdant landscape of the valley. You can go to the Visitor Centre to discover more about the viaduct’s history.
The Wensleydale Creamery
(18.2 miles from River’s Edge)
Delve further into the Dales and you’ll find the home of Wensleydale cheese. Explore the museum and watch from the gallery to witness the production, and enjoy authentic Wensleydale dishes in the on-site restaurant.
(7.2 miles from River’s Edge)
This magnificent country house was once a medieval castle and although usually closed to the public, there are special events throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy Garden Open Days on selected dates where dogs are also welcome.
Dunsop Bridge Walk
(18.2 miles from River’s Edge)
Forest of Bowland is a superb destination for cyclists and it’s also wonderful for walkers. Venture into the heart of the park to take on the Dunsop Bridge Walk, a 10 mile circular route with tracks, fields and open moorland.
(20.5 miles from River’s Edge)
It’s easy to get to the Lake District from our park and the market town of Kendal is the ideal gateway to the Lakes region; with ancient buildings and castles, great shopping and fantastic food and drink on offer throughout the year.
(29.6 miles from River’s Edge)
Less than an hour away is Bowness-on-Windermere, one of the most popular towns on Lake Windermere. Rent a boat nearby for a sailing adventure or hop on the cruise to explore nearby gems such as Brockhole and Ambleside.
QUAINT TOWNS OR COUNTRYSIDE
With open countryside and woodland, lakes and coastline plus lively towns and villages all within easy reach, you can choose the perfect backdrop for every visit to Rivers Edge. Spend an afternoon with a bucket and spade at Morecambe Bay, go shopping and sightseeing in Skipton, or visit the many cafes and tearooms in Settle, Ingleton, Hawes and Kirkby Lonsdale.
AUTHENTIC BRITISH CUISINE
On the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales and with access to the Lake District, owners will have the best of British gastronomy on their doorstep. Explore the fine gastropub culture of Yorkshire, Lancashire and the North West. Or treat yourself to a Michelin meal at The Yorke Arms in Pateley Bridge or Simon Rogan’s L'Enclume near Ulverston.