Yorkshire Dales Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Yorkshire Dales Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Brimham Rocks - National Trust - 50 acres, visitor centre, weird and wonderful rock formations, walks, spectacular views - nr Harrogate - Some paths are suitable for wheelchair users


Hardraw Force - 100ft high water falls, you need to go through the bar of the Green Dragon pub in Hardraw. we have no disabled access info for this site


Nidderdale Llamas - half or full day trek around Nidderdale, animals on the farm, "Amazing benefits for children and adults who have emotional and learning difficulties, also for adults or the elderly suffering from Dementia" by appointment only - wheelchair / mobility scooter access by arrangement


Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bird of Prey and Mammal Centre  - 85 acres, trees from around the world, birds of prey, Flying Displays, Meerkats, Wallabies, Donkeys - Bedale - disabled access and facilities, inc scooter hire, please see the website 


White Scar Cave - the longest show cave in the UK, ice-age cavern, streams, waterfalls, stalactites, picnic area, cafe - Ingleton - vistor centre has access and facilities but tours are not wheelchair accessible, "mobility aids such as walking sticks are not suitable for the tour"


Yorkshire Dales Falconry and Wildlife Conservation - Falconry centre, birds of prey from around the world, vultures, eagles, hawks, falcons, owls - Giggleswick, nr Settle - we have no disabled access info for this site


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