"Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales" Grassington by bugalugs
Grassington Travel Guide: 23 reviews and 50 photos
Beautiful stone cottages and cobbled squares that seem to be vanishing from our larger towns.
Grassington is about 9 miles north of Skipton on the B6265, and 55 miles north of Manchester.
An interesting fact I did find out about Grassington is that it is twinned with Dodge City, Kansas, U.S.A. I thought this was such a coincidence as the Dodge family (or some of it) actually came from the town I live in in the North West of England. There is a house here that belonged to them and a road (which is very steep) called Dodge Hill!!!
There are also lots of other beautiful places to see around this area, namely Bolton Abbey, which is a popular tourist attraction lies about 10 miles south east of Grassington on the B6160. It is a ruined abbey since the time of Henry VIII and the dissolution of the monasteries.
- Pros:A nice place to visit
- Cons:Too many people
- In a nutshell:Must try and visit in the summer!
As I said it was extremely crowded in Grassington on this last visit. We did not arrive until about 3.30pm, as to see... more travel advice
This is the back of the barrel organ, you can see in the photo the sheet music stacked up. more travel advice
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