Destination guide

Cosy Leyburn will entice you

The riverfront, waterfalls and countryside are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Leyburn. Well known for its bars, coffee shops and theme park, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Richmond Castle and Bowes Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Leyburn

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Leyburn a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Forbidden Corner (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Kilnsey Park Estate (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Bedale Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Romanby Golf and Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leyburn

Leyburn is famous for its stunning river views, beautiful waterfalls and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Leyburn is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aysgarth Falls (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wensleydale (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • The Forbidden Corner (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Hardraw Force (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Leyburn

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 25.5 mi (41 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 30.6 mi (49.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Leyburn?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 842 holiday rentals near Leyburn. From 376 Cabins to 376 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leyburn for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leyburn?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Leyburn. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wensleydale: 1,081 holiday rentals
  • West Burton Falls: 1,055 holiday rentals
  • Bolton Castle: 1,037 holiday rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 1,115 holiday rentals
  • Harmby Waterfall: 1,081 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leyburn listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Leyburn?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 376 Cabins in Leyburn. Our other popular types of Leyburn holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 376 holiday houses
  • Houses: 425 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 376 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leyburn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Leyburn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.