Take a gentle stroll on Leyburn Shawl.One of the most breathtaking viewpoints in the Dales, with nearby children's play area. For more invigorating walking, Leyburn is in the heart of Wensleydale and on the perimeter of the Dales National Park.
Taste genuine Local produce.On May Day Bank holiday weekend Leyburn hosts a large food festival
Discover timeless villages.Taste tantalising local ales in their character pubs and watch the world go by.
Indulge yourself at one of the award winning restaurants.Vennells, Masham (15 mins)
Sample traditional Yorkshire afternoon teas.With fat-rascals, curd tarts or the customary combination of Wensleydale cheese with rich fruit cake.
Loose yourself in beautiful gardens.Constable Burton Hall (5mins)
Children will have fun at the Forbidden CornerA unique combination of follies, tunnels and surprises (10 mins)
Soak up the atmosphere of an area steeped in history.Explore the castles, abbeys and churches.
Combine a walk with a ride on the Wensleydale Railway back to Leyburn station (2 mins).You can even take a driving lesson on a train. Could this be the fulfilment of a lost childhood dream?
Bid for an antique at the prestigious Tennants auction house. (5 mins walk)
Visit Richmond's Georgian Theatre.Its not only the performances that absorb you into another world... Guided tours also available.
Rise early and watch the racehorses training on Middleham gallops. (5 mins)If this has proved inspirational, pony trekking is available in Coverdale and Masham (both 15 mins).
For distinctive souvenirs follow the craft trail through the unspoilt villages and landscape of Wensleydale and Swaledale.
Watch a film at Richmond Station Cinema (15 mins)
Experience the "wow" factor at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, a World Heritage Site. (NT) (35 mins)
Absorb ambience of a distinctive Country HouseNewby Hall (30 mins)
Historic towns and Cities in the region can make a memorable day trip.Durham (50 mins)
A rainy day could be a museum day:The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle resembles a French chateau, but placed in a Durham market town - contains European fine and decorative arts; has an inspiring exhibition programme.
For those wanting adventure;Canoeing, windsurfing and sailing at Lake Semerwater in Wensleydale (25 mins)
Amble around attractive market towns.Masham (15 mins)