In the landscape

Buttertubs Pass

There are many high roads and passes in the Yorkshire Dales with fantastic views of the surrounding valleys and fells, but perhaps the best known is Buttertubs Pass.

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Cotter Force

One of the National Park's most accessible waterfalls with its specially graded path suitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users. A bench near the falls means you can rest and enjoy the delightful scenery.

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Great Douk Cave

Great Douk Cave is a shallow cave system on the western slope of Ingleborough which is reached along the main path which starts from close to the Hill Inn.

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Aysgarth Falls

The three stepped waterfalls at Aysgarth have been a tourist attraction for over 200 years. Wordsworth visited them and Turner sketched them. More recently they provided a dramatic setting for a scene from the Hollywood movie Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.

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Yordas Cave

Yordas Cave can be found at the top end of the valley of Kingsdale, hidden in a small plantation just of the west side of the Thornton to Dent road below the summit of Gragareth.

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Three Counties system

The Three Counties cave system is the longest and most complicated system in Britain - it is currently thought to be around 89km long with over 40 different entrances.

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Mossdale Caverns

Mossdale Caverns lie on the southern slopes of Great Whernside about 4 kilometres north east of Conistone in Wharfedale and contain over 6 miles (10km) of underground tunnels and passages.

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