At the Tempest Arms, there's always a great range of things to see and do around us. Whether you fancy a great day out, exploring nearby walks and cycling trails or simply taking in a spot of retail therapy, there's something on our doorstep for everyone. Take a look at some of our favourites below and if we've missed anything off, let us know by contacting us!

Great reasons to stay at Tempest Arms

Shop, Sleep, Repeat

Skipton is just a short drive away or just 30 minutes away is Harrogate both full of great independent and mainstream retail stores to shop and explore. Stay the night and get ahead of the crowds each morning!

Stay and Play

Want to work on your par? Skipton and Ghyll Golf Clubs are great courses to play, both welcomes visitors throughout the year. Stay the night for an early morning game! Don't forget to book your tee time

Ramble and Relax

We are less than 20 minutes away from the Yorkshire Dales National Park so if you are looking to experience the great outdoors, look no further! Stay the night for that early sunrise or late sunset with stunning views!

Great things to do around us

Walks from the Door

We're right on the doorstep of some of the best walks around Skipton. So tie up your walking boots and view some great walks before you set off on your journey

Bolton Abbey

Enjoy a fun day out for all the family at Bolton Abbey. Explore the church ruins, take a walk across the famous stepping stones and wander across the woodland and riverside. A must see if visiting us!

Lightwater Valley

Looking for a great family-friendly day out? Lightwater Valley Theme Park is under an hour away and home to over 30 rides and attractions including the longest roller coaster in Europe - The Ultimate.

Skipton Castle

Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit. With Skipton High Street nearby, its a great excuse to mix shopping with some history!

Walk the Dales

We are less than 20 minutes away from the Yorkshire Dales National Park so if you're looking for adventure, look no further. With incredible views and great walking routes, its a great excuse to lace up your walking boots.

Shop in Skipton and Beyond

If you're after some retail therapy, Skipton Town Centre has some great shops to explore. We're also just a 40 minute drive away from Harrogate so there's plenty of choice.

Thornton Hill Country Park

If you're after a great family day out, Thornton Hill Country Park is packed full of great animals and activities to keep the little ones happy. For the big kids, why not try a quad bike session?

Staying with us

Stay the night with us

There's nothing better than climbing into a cosy bed at the end of a busy day. With 21 brilliant rooms, the Tempest Arms is a great place to rest your head after a busy day exploring.

Beautiful Bedrooms

Comfortable and beautifully designed, our 21 en-suite bedrooms are great for business and leisure.

Great Food and Drink

You can't explore the Dales on an empty stomach. Join us for delicious food and drink at the start and end of your day.

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