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May is National Walking Month 2019

Yorkshire Dales walking holidays

May is National Walking Month; an event which is held each year to highlight the physical and mental benefits that walking can bring. Organised by the British Heart Foundation, National Walking Month offers a great opportunity to get out and about and enjoy our beautiful countryside on two feet.

Enjoy the benefits of walking

Not only is walking a great way to exercise, helping you to get fit and maybe shed a few pounds, it’s also been proven to provide a highly effective way to improve mental well-being. After all, what could be more invigorating than exploring the Yorkshire Dales by walking?

Our hotel in Skipton is located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is in a great location for a walking break or holiday. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is justifiably famous for offering some of the most stunning walking routes in the UK, including the legendary Yorkshire Three Peaks. If this sounds a bit strenuous for you don’t worry as the National Park has countless lovely walks to suit all abilities and levels of fitness.

The Yorkshire Dales hotel for walking groups

Whether you’re a lone traveller or part of a large walking group, we offer a wide range of high quality hotel accommodation, ideal for walking holidays in the Yorkshire Dales. Our award-winning group travel service has been specially designed to meet the unique requirements of groups; regardless of size. From tailor made entrainment and tour packages, through to our hospitality lounge and function rooms, we take great pride in offering group travel with a friendly Yorkshire welcome!

Family-friendly hotel

It goes without saying that families, couples and lone travellers are also very welcome to join us for a walking break in the Yorkshire Dales and we’re happy to help with everything from route planning and advice, through to use of our drying room or packed lunches made on request.

To find out more or to book your walking holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, please get in touch by calling 01756 700100.

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Skipton Waterway Festival 2019

Three days of boating fun in Skipton

Skipton’s annual Waterway Festival is due to take place this weekend and this year’s event promised three action-packed days of free fun for all the family.

Skipton Waterway Festival attracts 10,000 visitors a year and the family friendly festival hosts a wide range of entertainment including children’s activities, vintage engines, stalls, crafts, plenty of food and drink plus, of course, lots of gorgeous boats. There will be live entertainment each day from 10.30am, and with so much on offer, what better way could there be to spend a day by the canal in Skipton?

Waterway celebrations in Skipton

This year’s Waterway Festival will be held from the 4th to the 6th May 2019 at the Canal Basin in Skipton Town Centre. The Waterway Festival is organised by Pennine Cruisers and is free to enter; for more information please call 01756 795478 or email

Our Skipton hotel is located on the bank of the picturesque canal and this lovely waterway is very special to us. We’re looking forward to celebrating our beautiful waterways next weekend so why not join us at Skipton Waterway Festival 2019?

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World class cycle race passes through Skipton

Tour de Yorkshire 2019

As regular readers of our blog will know, here at the Rendezvous we’re big fans of cycling. With less than two weeks to go until this year’s Tour de Yorkshire excitement is building. Stage 4 of the race will be passing through Skipton on Sunday 5th May, offering an unbeatable chance to enjoy world-class cycling action right on our doorstep!

Stay at our Yorkshire hotel

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to stay whilst you enjoy the Tour de Yorkshire or are searching for cycle friendly hotel accommodation in Yorkshire, we’d be delighted to help! We’re proud to offer cycle-friendly hotel accommodation and have created our very own Cycling Charter, designed to provide our cycling guests with reassurance that we’ll provide exceptional customer services.

We offer cyclists a range of special services including secure bike storage, a drying room, packed lunches available to order on request, map printing, route planning advice and high carb dining options if required. We are also specialists in providing award-winning group accommodation, with a wide range of options available for cycling groups.

Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales

The route of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart is right on our doorstep and has since become a magnet for road cyclists of all abilities. Our hotel is ideal place to start a cycling trip, regardless of whether you are an experienced cyclist or are trying cycling for the first time. With a diverse range of stunning route options for road and mountain biking alike, the Yorkshire Dales is the perfect place to enjoy a cycling holiday.

Get in touch to find out more

To find out more about our Yorkshire Dales cycle friendly hotel, get in touch by calling 01756 700100 or email

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Discover National Parks Fortnight 2019

Stay at our Yorkshire Dales Hotel and discover the beauty of the National Park

It’s Discover National Parks Fortnight 2019, a festival which is being held with the aim of championing all that is unique and special about our National Parks. At the Rendezvous we’re incredibly proud of our location on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park and this event is a great opportunity to get out and about and discover this stunning part of the world.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park boasts some of the most gorgeous scenery the UK has to offer. From iconic limestone pavements and features such as Goredale Scar and Malham Cove, through to lush green fields, divided by dry stone walls, the Yorkshire Dales is unique and beautiful.

Whether you’d like to explore the Dales just to appreciate the scenery, or have something more active in mind, the National Park has hundreds of miles of walking paths, mountain bike trails and road cycling routes. Also on offer are pretty villages, market towns, castles, museums…the list is almost endless!

Stay with us and explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Don’t just take our word for it: why not stay with us and explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park for yourself? Our hotel is conveniently located in the attractive market town of Skipton which is on the edge of the National Park. We’re within easy reach of the National Park and offer a wide range of high quality hotel accommodation to suit all budgets and requirements.

To find out more or to make a booking, please contact us by calling 01756 700100.

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Join us for a Low Carb Lunch

Low carb dining at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

A low carb diet is becoming increasingly popular and is widely recognised as a great way to lose weight. We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be welcoming Low Carb Skipton to the Rendezvous on Sunday 19th May for another delicious low carb lunch.

Tickets are available for the two course buffet for £20 per person and includes a selection of mouthwatering low carb starters, salads and mains, plus tea or coffee. Offering a great way to try the low carb dining revolution for yourself, this event is highly recommended.

Contact us to find out more

If you’d like to join us, please meet at 12.00pm ready for the buffet lunch which will be served at 12.30pm. This event is organised by Low Carb Skipton but if you’d like to find out more, please contact us by calling 01756 700100.

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