Ingleton is just 6 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale which makes the Sun Inn a great hotel base for exploring Ingleton and the Yorkshire Dales. Ingleton is Kirkby Lonsdale’s quiet neighbour; a Yorkshire Dales village set on the edge of a gorge with hills looming above. As there are few Ingleton hotels, staying in Kirkby Lonsdale is a good option while you explore the area.
Ingleton places to visit
Ingleton Waterfalls walk through woodland gorges with spectacular waterfalls is 8km/4.5 miles and is open all year except Christmas Day. The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail boasts some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the North of England with its fascinating history, breathtaking views and a rich variety of plants and wildlife. The car park and start of the circular walk is in the centre of Ingleton and there is now a refreshment centre part way round the trail.
Ingleton Pottery is a small family run business making high-fired, hand thrown Stoneware pottery. Established in 1971, they are the longest established working pottery in the Yorkshire Dales. You can see the potters working from the showroom and are open from 9.30am until 5pm, most days, but if you’re coming out of season please ring and check to avoid disappointment.
White Scar Cave, Britain’s longest show cave with stunning natural beauty and subterranean scenery is about two miles from the village of Ingleton. It has a cafe and shop available at the site and is open from 10am everyday February til october and then weekends only in winter.
Frumenty and Fluffin is a delightful vintage tea room in Ingleton which serves the most incredible home-baked cakes, you might want to skip lunch if you plan to visit here!
All are well worth a visit and Ingleton makes a lovely day trip from your accommodation at the Sun Inn in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Ingleborough, the best known of the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks, looms above Ingleton. If you’re doing the Yorkshire Dales Three Peak Challenge then the Sun Inn in Kirkby Lonsdale offers comfortable accommodation close to Ingleton.