Holiday: Yorkshire Dales Discovery Tour

11-14 October 2024. 3 nights. Newfield Hall, near Malham. Full board. £454 for a Classic single room. £454 per person, based on 2 people sharing a Classic twin or double room. Join us on this HF Holidays active getaway to the Yorkshire Dales.

A view off the sunset on Ilkley Moor

Jam-packed itinerary, jaw-dropping scenery

Our Discovery Tours always have a schedule packed with highlights, and this year's active break to the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales is no exception.

In the good hands of your Oddfellows member host, John Galligan, and experienced HF Holidays Leader, you'll get to:

  • Visit the charming spa town of Ilkley
  • Discover the Georgian grandeur of Harewood House
  • Explore Skipton and admire its medieval castle
  • Spend time in Yorkshire villages

External shot of Harewood HouseExplore 18th century Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England

What's included

  • Comfortable en-suite accommodation
  • Cream tea on arrival day
  • Cooked or continental breakfast every morning
  • Daily packed lunches
  • Three-course evening meals, plus tea and coffee
  • Guided sightseeing with an experienced HF Holidays Leader
  • All transport to and from sites of interest*
  • Easy-to-follow routes, maps, and information in the hotel's Discovery Point if you want to explore independently

*Entrance fees are not included and estimated to be £34.50 per person.

Exterior shot of Skipton Castle's main entranceAt over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England

Where you'll stay

VisitEngland ROSE award-winner, Newfield Hall, sits in two acres of grounds near the village of Malham at the southern base of Yorkshire Dales National Park.

An external shot of Newfield Hall and its groundsNewfield Hall, your home for three nights

All its Classic rooms are en-suite and include free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, toiletries (hand wash, shampoo and shower gel), and a TV.

Sightseeing greats within easy travelling distance include Malham Tarn, Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar, Malham Cove, and The Dry Valley of the Watlowes. And then there’s Yorkshire’s famous trio of summits: Pen-y-ghent, Whernside, and Ingleborough, collectively known as the three peaks.

Location and closest train stations

The hotel's address is Newfield Hall, Airton, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 4AA and there is free parking on the grounds.

The most convenient train station is Skipton (8 miles away). Gargrave station is closer, but no taxi services run from there.

To find out more or to book

You can find out more about the Yorkshire Dales Discovery Tour on the HF Holidays website, including a detailed itinerary, what to pack and directions.

For all enquiries and to book, call our Oddfellows Travel coordinator, Emma Gorst, on 0161 214 4634, or email

This holiday is operated by HF Holidays. Please read and understand their terms and conditions before booking.

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