Places to visit

There are plenty of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed in the area around Cold Cotes, but for those looking for a more leisurely pursuit the local towns and villages offer many attractions.

Ingleton, Bentham, Settle and Kirkby Lonsdale are the nearest small towns/large villages and each has an interesting range of small independent shops, cafes and pubs.

Ingleton – 2 miles from Cold Cotes

Clapham –  3 miles from Cold Cotes

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

  • lovely Dales village with village shop/post office, pub and cafes
  • other small independent shops
  • Growing with Grace are suppliers of organic fruit and vegetables
  • Ingleborough Cave is accessed by walking up the Clapham Nature Trail

Bentham – 4.5 miles from Cold Cotes

Settle – 9 miles from Cold Cotes

Kirkby Lonsdale – 9 miles from Cold Cotes

  • market day – Thursday
  • excellent boutique shops
  • Devil’s Bridge is a popular tourist destination by the River Lune

Malham – 16 miles from Cold Cotes

  • beautiful village in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales
  • famous for Malham Cove, Malham Tarn and Gordale Scar

    Malham Cove

    Malham Cove

The following towns and cities are suitable for a day trip from Cold Cotes:

Lancaster – 20 miles

Morecambe – 24 miles

Kendal – 22 miles

Skipton – 25 miles

Leeds -50 miles

York – 67 miles

Carlisle – 68 miles

Lancaster and Morecambe can be reached by train from Bentham

Leeds and Carlisle can be reached by train from Settle and Ribblehead on the Settle-Carlisle railway line.