Rokeby Guest House, Garrs End Lane, Grassington BD23 5BB

Location- Top of the Main Street on the left at the Junction of Garrs End Lane just below the Town Hall.

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Rokeby is a B & B situated at the top of the main street on Garrs End Lane. Within walking distance of the local public houses, restaurants and shops.

We are only a few miles from Burnsall and Appletreewick which is becoming very popular for wedding venues such as atThe Red Lion and The Devonshire Fell at Burnsall and The Cruck Barn at Appletreewick www.craven-cruckbarn.co.uk. We can happily accommodate wedding guests.

Rokeby is situated on the Dalesway but there are also many other numerous walks in the area.There are nice leasurely walks by the river or walk some of the surrounding fells where there are spectacular views.
The wier at Linton where you can see the tiny Linton Falls hydro electricity plant which was built in 1909 to bring the first electricity to the village of Grassington. It has been out of action since 1948 and since then it has been protected as a scheduled monument because of its historical significance.

Now this 100 year old hydro plant is now refurbished and put back into use to create green power.
The nearby River Wharfe where you can simply have a relaxing walk. Have a picnic or get a day ticket for fishing which are available at the Grassington Post Office.
Nearby Linton is an outstanding pretty dales village where this famous packhorse bridge is on the village green. Linton beck flows through the village green which can be crossed by one of three different bridges ( a clapper bridge, a packhorse bridge and a road bridge. Dominating the village is the Fountaine hospital founded in 1721 by the will of Richard Fountaine to provide almshouses for the poor of the parish.

Fountaine made his fortune in london as a coffin maker during the Great Plague.
Grassington square where you will find an array of shops, restaurants, tearooms including a vegetarian tearoom and public houses. The third sunday in every month there is a farmers market in the square selling a variety of fresh produce. During the Grassington festival the square becomes alive as one of main focus points for the street entertainers. The square is within easy walking distance of Rokeby approx 200 yards.

 

 

The Yorkshire Dales offers a wealth of opportunities for outdoor persuits such as Rock climbing, Fell running, Pot-holing, Abseiling, Horse riding, Golf, Fishing, Para gliding and even Hot air ballooning.

 

There are many local attractions close by such as Stump Cross Caverns, Hawes wensleydale cheese factory, Skipton castle, Embsay steam railway, White scar caves, and the famous three peaks. 

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Rokeby Guest House privately run by Christine and Allan Heseltine