If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty of Yorkshire, then look no further. We have curated days out across Yorkshire where you can enjoy beauty spots, historic sites and delicious food, all in one day! Here are different ways you can enjoy a full day out in Yorkshire…

Head into Ilkley and start your day with a scrumptious breakfast at Thirty Nine Kitchen and Bakehouse. Here you can find freshly baked goods, handmade food created using locally sourced ingredients and aromatic coffees.

Once you have fueled up for an adventure, you can head out for a leisurely stroll around Ilkley Moor. On the moor you can experience stunning landscapes and bask in the fresh air. Why not visit the Cow and Calf to enjoy the beautiful views of Ilkley below.

After working up an appetite, treat yourself to authentic Italian cuisine at Pranzo Italian. This family run Italian restaurant serves up the people of Ilkley delicious homemade pasta, breads and seasonal produce. On their menu you can find mouthwatering dishes such as handmade lobster ravioli, seafood bigoli, Pranzo lasagna and much more.

Next stop, Ripley! Explore the historic Ripley Castle, whilst immersing yourself in the surrounding breathtaking gardens. This remarkable piece of history will give you an insight in the area’s intriguing and turbulent past.

After marveling at the castle’s splendor, unwind at the Ripley Castle Tea Rooms. At the tea rooms they will greet you with a warm welcome and the friendliest service all year round. Here they serve up a delightful spread of tea and cake, the perfect way to recharge.

For dinner, savor the flavors of Turkey at Roka Turkish Kitchen, where traditional dishes are prepared with a modern twist. On their menu you can find a variety of dishes such as kebabs, beyti, moussaka and much more!

Kickstart your Knaresborough adventure with a cosy cup of coffee at No Place Like Home. This charming café is nestled in the heart of the town and the perfect place to fuel up for a fun day ahead.

Then you can experience the serenity of the River Nidd with a kayak excursion, offering a unique perspective of Knaresborough’s beauty. Equipment can be hired from places along the river such as Scar House Reservoir, with equipment available to hire from How Stean Gorge.

Whilst you’re in Knaresborough make sure you don’t miss a visit to the mystical Mother Shipton’s Cave, where legend and nature intertwine. From a well that can petrify items such as teddy bears to the cave where Mother Shipton was born and an ancient forest, there is so much for the whole family to explore.

Finally, indulge in a memorable dining experience at 1858 Bar & Restaurant, where locally sourced ingredients are used to create every delicious dish. From a duck egg scotch egg and Thai fish cakes, to wild mushroom risotto and burgers, there is something for everyone. Or you can browse their brunch menu for a bite to eat earlier in the day, with options including huevos rancheros, croissant eggy bread and much more!

Start your day in Wentworth with a tranquil walk around Wentworth House. This grand stately home is surrounded by lush gardens and rolling landscapes. You can wander around the luxury rooms of the house, or stroll through the lush gardens for free! There is so much beauty to be discovered at Wentworth House.

For lunch, head into town and unwind at The Village Tearooms and Garden. Here you can enjoy delicious food and drink in a charming and cosy atmosphere. On their menu you can find soup, sandwiches, paninis, breakfast dishes, a selection of cakes and mouth watering homemade scones.

Before bidding farewell to Wentworth, make a stop at Wentworth Garden Centre. This family run business can be found in the heart of the village with two restaurants, afternoon tea, a historic gardens and their shop. Here you can browse an array of plants and gifts to commemorate your day out, or shop around for the perfect gift for your green thumbed friends.

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