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The Parish of Horton-in-Ribblesdale welomes the thousands of visitors to our villages and surrounding area. People come to discover the breathtaking environment, challanges and history within the Ribble valley of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With the mountains of Pen-y-Ghent and Ingleborough flanking the river Ribble.

Whether your visit is for wildlife, geology, art, industrial history, physical challenges or relaxation, our Parish is a place to be inspiration. Events during the year include the Horton Show, Three Peaks Cycle-Cross and Fell races, Gaping Ghyll Pothole challenge. 


Dry Rigg Quarry Viewing Platform

Dry Rigg Quarry is a working gritstone quarry in Upper Ribblesdale, producing a stone with exceptional wearing and skid-resistant properties. The quarry is in Helwith Bridge, approximately 5 miles north of Settle in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and has a public viewing platform.

studio @ the knoll

Penny Hunt is an artist living in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. She creates and sells prints, paintings and ceramics, and runs workshops from her studio in Horton.

The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion is located opposite the church and provides food, two bars and accomodation within the hotel and a bunkhouse to the rear.

Helwith Bridge Inn

The Helwith Bridge Inn is a real ale pub in Helwith Bridge two miles to the south of Horton-In-Ribblesdale, located on the banks of the river Ribble

The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel is situated in the beautiful Ribble Valley, right on the riverbank, at the foot of Pen-y-ghent and is one of few hotels in the Yorkshire Dales National Park which actually stand on The Pennine Way.

Tourist Information

The Pen-y-ghent Cafe has been the starting point of the the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Walk for many people over the years. The café operates a clock-in/out system to time, and aid the safety of walkers. A clock card machine records the start and end time of walkers.

Horton Women's Holiday Centre

The Women’s Holiday Centre (WHC) is based in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, and is the only collective, not for profit, co-operatively ran holiday centre for women and children in the UK.