Distance from Peaks & Pods: 21 miles
A lovely Dales village with stunning views, beautiful stone buildings, quirky shops and friendly pubs. There is a great selection of independent shops in Grassington, including clothing and gift shop No 1 The Square, Helen Midgley footwear, fashion and leather goods, gifts and homeware at Bay Tree Interiors, and The Hedgerow at Threshfield, with fabulous flowers, gifts and coffee shop. Visit – www.grassington.uk.com
Grassington National Park Centre, with large car park and toilets. www.yorkshiredales.org.uk
Grassington hosts the famous Grassington Festival in June and July, and the atmospheric Dickensian Festival in December.
Long Ashes Leisure Club is close to Grassington, and features a swimming pool, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym, where guests can buy a day pass. It also has an airy coffee shop, and Gamekeeper’s Inn pub next door.