Within 5 miles of Parkfoot is the delightful village of Ingleton, an historic village in the Yorkshire Dales. Ingleton has been a well-known tourist centre for over a century with its famous Ingleton Waterfalls trail, the dramatic caves of White Scar Cave and Ingleborough Cave, the riverside open air swimming pool, historic landmark viaduct as well as an array of wonderful, individual shops, cafes and restaurants.
Ingleton Swimming Pool
Open for around three months during the summer season from the end of May until early September, the pool has recently been improved and modernised and is a popular attraction with both locals and visitors.
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Country Harvest is a combined gift shop, food shop & coffee shop situated on the A65 just outside the village of Ingleton, the perfect example of the wonderful shops & cafes available in the area. The shop sells a variety of treats including stylish clothes, beautiful gift ideas, hand-crafted jewellery, books, games and delicious hand-made fudge as well as deli delights, cheese, olives, fresh meat, bread, cakes, ready meals and wine. With plenty of parking & a children’s play area this is an easy & great visit for all to sample the best of local food & products. More details available here.
White Scar Cave
White Scar Cave is the longest show cave in Britain, a spectacular underground world sculpted over thousands of years by nature. The caves include dramatic waterfalls, underground pools and huge caverns with thousands of stalactites. More info here.
Ingleborough Cave has an awe inspiring range of stunning cave formations and is one of the country’s natural wonders. Tours of the Cave, running for more than 175 years, leave at regular intervals with an expert guide to help interpret the many fascinating features you will see. Discrete lighting displays the calcite flows, stalactites, and stalagmites at their very best. The passages, extending over half a km into the mountain, are floodlit and easy to walk with no steps making it fully accessible for pushchairs. More info here.
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail boasts some of the most spectacular waterfalls in England. Set amongst beautiful woodland scenery the trail provides breath-taking views of the waterfalls, river and pools as well as offering opportunities to see a variety of important plants, wildlife and geology. The trail is well defined and is 4 miles (8km) long, taking around 2-4 hours to walk. More info here.