Whether youíre in Askrigg for a short break or a longer holiday youíll never be short of things to do. And you wonít have to go far from the village to do it. Gentle or more challenging walks, hills, rivers and waterfalls: churches, teashops, restaurants and cosy pubs. Thereís a village shop and newsagent, a flower shop, delicatessen www.askriggvillagekitchen.co.uk and pottery.
Further afield in West Witton youíll find the award-winning Wensleydale Heifer restaurant www.wensleydaleheifer.co.uk for a special treat. Forbidden Corner www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk at Middleham, near Leyburn, is a unique experience for children and adults alike. For reasons that will become obvious when you get there, you have to book in advance by íphone or at the tourist office in Leyburn.
Garsdale Station, less than half an hourís drive to the west, is on the famous Settle/Carlisle railway www.settle-carlisle.co.uk which has great offers for days out and ideas for walks in the area.