Things To Do in Yorkshire & England

With so much to play with in Yorkshire, whether it’s getting back to nature for a long walk or horse ride... getting high on nature with an adrenaline-filled bike ride or hill hike... or if it’s casting a line and waiting for the fish to bite - the choice of things to do in Yorkshire is as long as you want to make it. There are also lots to do around the hotel, so everything you need to make the most of your stay is right on the doorstep.

Activities available in and around the area:

Walking Trail

Local walks are available all year round with many routes enjoying expansive views across the Wharfe Valley.  Maps are available at reception, as is local guidance if required. All you need is your walking boots and some free time. Free and available all year round, weather dependent. Suitable for all ages.


You can try your luck with the roach and trout in our own fishing lake, or make a day of it and fish further afield. Yorkshire is home to some of the UK’s finest fishing waters with all styles of angling widely available. 

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Spend a day at our local shooting school learning from a former British champion. Prior booking essential, especially at weekends. Contact the hotel 21 days prior to arrival for details.

Helicopter Rides

Take to the air from Leeds Bradford airport and see the hotel and surrounding countryside from a different perspective. Join the club and take flying’ve always dreamt of being a helicopter pilot. Prior booking essential, especially at weekends. Ring the hotel 21 days prior to arrival for details.

Leeds Arena

The North's newest concert arena hosts events all year round. Check out their website before booking your tickets for your chosen concert or event, then book to stay with us and we will arrange the transport for you there and back...just like a rock star. Prior booking essential, especially at weekends. Contact the hotel 21 days prior to arrival to secure your transport. Ticket costs vary / open all year round /suitable for families, couples and groups. Located 30 minutes from the hotel.

Chevin Spa and Leisure Club

Our leisure club and spa has modern facilities and a good selection of gym equipment. With a full menu of treatments and relaxation therapies available, all your pampering needs are taken care of. Prior booking is essential, especially at weekends. All bookings can be made prior to your stay by contacting reception on 01943 467818. Open all year round /suitable for families, couples and groups.

Team Building Workshops

The extensive gardens and grounds at Chevin combined with the use of our main lake gives guests the opportunity to take part in a choice of fun and challenging activities including:

  • Treasure hunts
  • Canoeing on the lake
  • Ice sculpting
  • Brewery Tours at the Ilkley
  • Orienteering
  • Quad biking
  • Archery
  • Human football
  • Potter’s wheel
  • BBQ

Coracles (one person boats)

  • Clay pigeon shooting (run by a former county champion and members of the England shooting team)
  • Fishing