Situated in the idyllic Yorkshire countryside, welcome to Green Grove
Green Grove is located in the old hamlet of Bell Busk, in Malhamdale alongside the River Aire, bordering The Yorkshire Dales National Park and overlooking the Settle Carlisle Railway. The area is renowned for some of the best walking in Great Britain and a leaflet is available from the owners with details of the various local walks although it is advisable to obtain an ordnance survey map showing the actual routes.
Bell Busk is surrounded by interesting and delightful places to visit. There is also The bustling market town of Settle is 10 miles away with shops, pubs and cafes.
Fly fishing is available locally in the River Aire, permits are available from the nearby hotel for £15 per day. A little further afield is Kilnsey Park Fly Fishery, just 12 miles away, which is open year round and provide a free professional filleting, packaging and refrigerating service. You must have a rod licence to fish in England. Daily,weekly and annual licences are available from the Post Office.
Coniston Cold is within walking distance with Coniston Cold church only 250 yards from Green Grove, ideal for many country weddings, we are the closest accommodation to the church. We can offer a wonderful bridal suite complete with a beautiful four poster bed, spacious room, peaceful, romantic tranquility before and after a hectic day. With three other rooms ideal for accomodating close wedding guests. The Coniston Cold Hotel just 1 mile away has a fully licensed bar, serving meals overlooking the lake in it's fine dining restaurant means your other guests need not be far away. The Land Rover Experience and shooting range with clay pidgeon shooting are also located there for fun days out for all ages
Gargrave, one of the largest villages in the Craven District, is 3 miles away, you can catch the Settle to Carlise railway from here. The village has the Bollywood Cottage - an Indian Restaurant, The Dalesman Tea room serving hot meals, hot drinks and home made cakes from 10am until 5pm, The Old Swan Pub, food available from 11am2 noon until 2.30pm and 6pm until 9pm, Masons Arms serves food from 12.00. Greenleys Riding Centre provides riding lessons.
Skipton, The Gateway to the Dales, is 8 miles away. This is a large market town where you can find Skipton Castle, High Corn Mill, The Craven Museum, Leeds Liverpool Canal where narrowboats can be hired Pennine Cruisers, there are lots of cafes, restaurants and pubs here. The Steam Railway at Embsay, on the edge of Skipton, runs to Bolton Abbey and can be a great experience for the kids and train enthusiasts.
Bolton Abbey, the home of Bolton Priory, a ruined Augustinian Monastery on the banks of the River Wharfe, is 13.5 miles away. Here there is the Bolton Abbey Estate with numerous paths to walk, the church, the ruins and the tea shops. Also Fun Farm Hesketh Farm - enjoy feeding the animals, stroking the guinea pigs and watching the cows being milked.
Bronte Parsonage Country 20 miles. Follow the footsteps of the Bronte family, visit the house and the church where the family lived and worked.
Malham 4.6 miles. Follow several footpaths take in the scenic delights the Dales have to offer. Visit Malham Cove, Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar, Malham Tarn. The Victoria Inn Kirby Malham serves snacks and formal meals.Try the best steak here
Grassington 15 miles away. With various boutiques, shops, waterfalls at Linton and tea rooms to explore
Other notable places are:
The Forest of Bowland - 9 miles away, an area of outstanding natural beauty
Harrogate - 29 miles away. Harrogate hosts The Great Yorkshire Show annually
York - 50 miles awayLeeds - 34 miles away
Windermere - 47 miles away, entry to The Lakes