Craven, the year round visitor destination.
"Craven Heart of the Yorkshire Dales"
From the iconic Three Peaks, Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, through the hardy moorlands and lush meadows of Wharfedale to the dramatic limestone of Malhamdale. Craven welcomes the outdoor enthusiast to explore its many gems, walk the endless network of footpaths, cycle along country lanes and bridleways or drive through picturesque villages.
Adventure seekers can explore the labyrinth of underground caves or scale rocky crags and outcrops. Enjoy comfy accomodation, delicious food and drink and. Craven is known for its historical markets, where you can find a wealth of expert local producers create traditional and speciality treats to tease the taste buds. Marvel at the traditional and contemporary crafts. Reflect on the rich culture and heritage that has shaped Craven over generations, creating a wonderful place for visitors to enjoy.
Craven is a fantastic blend of spectacular landscapes, outstanding heritage, outdoor activities and endless ways to enjoy a memorable holiday for you or the whole family. Whether you are looking for a relaxing short break, family adventure or attending an event Craven accommodation has a great deal to offer you.
From a round of Golf in Skipton to Rock Climbing in Settle. Craven has something for everyone. These page give a a few ideas for enjoying your time in Craven.
A live feed of events for tourists and residents provided by YDNP
There are so many things to see and do in Craven we don't want you to miss out.
Taste some of the local food and drink from local suppliers.
From the Parks and Gardens of Gledstone to the waterfall at Ingleton. Craven has something for everyone.
From traditional Dales markets to speciality retailers, Craven has many delights to keep you coming back again and again.
Tourist Information Centres are located in Settle, Skipton, Ingleton, Horton in Ribblesdale and Bentham
A successful North Yorkshire economy is an important objective for Craven District Council. Business planning is an essential component of any successful business.
Town Twinning was developed mainly after the Second World War to promote mutual understanding and friendship.
Whether by bus or by train, travelling can be stressful. To make your journey a little easier the following pages have been created to help you plan your journey.
Want to know the Weather forecast for the Craven area before you travel? Have a look at our Met office weather feed for your essential weather information.