The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, situated in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales is only a short drive from breathtaking Ilkley Moor. This spectacular site offers an abundance of walking routes; trails and panoramic views making it well worth a visit during you’re stay.
Walk the woodland way and discover the rich flora and fauna that this landscape has to offer. With the rich habitation there are plenty of bird watching opportunities from Red Grouse to kestrels, swifts and swallows. Hunting for butterflies, lizards, frogs and toads is bound to keep the children interested and entertained.
Each year, the moor attracts people from all around the world who come to see the stunning heathers and bilberries as well as the renowned “Cow and Calf” rock formation! The area is considered to be a site of special scientific interest due to the amount of ground-nesting birds found there as well as being a rich area for wildlife. For a day of ultimate relaxation, take a walk along the woodland way and keep a look out for the fabulous local flora such as the Bog Asphodel, Cottongrass and fauna like the Golden Plover, Lizards, Toads and Butterflies – it’s guaranteed to provide hours of fun and entertainment for children of all ages!
The Ilkley Moor offers a wide range of activities for all country lovers such as walking and horse riding as well as being the perfect platform to take in a breath of fresh air while looking out over Wharfedale. For more information on what this magnificent area has to offer contact us.
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