Aysgarth is famous for its triple drop waterfall and is particularly spectacular in wet weather. Aysgarth Falls has become a great attraction for visitors from all over the world and is within walking distance of Yoredale House.
At the falls there is also ample parking and a visitors centre, which is at the start of many marked country trails, one of which takes you down the river past each of Aysgarths triple drop falls.
Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden
Aysgarth is also home to an Edwardian Rock Garden which is situated in the village and has been recently restored to its former glory. The garden is open in daylight hours and viewing is free of charge.
Aysgarths Claims to Fame
Claims to fame are that Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Calendar Girls and of course the legendary All Creatures Great and Small were all filmed here and the surrounding areas.
Walking and Cycling
For walkers Aysgarth is in the heart of the North Yorkshire Dales National Park and plays host to The Pennine Way, Coast to Coast Walk, The Dales Way and The Herriot Way.
The North Yorkshire Dales is an Aladdin's Cave for anyone with a love of outdoor activities. For walkers there are many interesting circular or linear walks available. In addition to there being a large variety of routes you can also choose the level of fitness required.
Cyclists can enjoy passing through pretty villages along quiet roads while either making up your own route or following one of the better known ones. We have an area where you can lock your bike and leave it knowing it will be safe.
Local Towns and Cities
The tiny cathedral city of Ripon nestling against a glorious backdrop of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond, the market town of Hawes and Leyburn famous for Tennants antiques sales are all a driving distance away and great places for sight seeing.
Masham is famous for the Black Sheep Brewery and tours take place daily. You can sample some of this delicious brew in the baar.. and buy some unusual gifts to take home.