Horton in Ribblesdale is located in the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the heart of the Three Peaks and lies at the base of Pen y Ghent and Ingleton offering a good choice of accommodation to visitors. The beautiful landscape is dominated by the towering mountain which attracts visitors to the area throughout the year. This upland village is well known as a stopping point for those people who are walking the Pennine Way. It is situated on the Settle-Carlisle railway which crosses the Pennines.
The limestone structure of the land in this area has produced a network of caves and is popular with pot holers. As well as exploring the region by foot, there are plenty of places of interest nearby that are worth visiting. White Scar Cave is only six miles from Horton in Ribblesdale and visitors can follow a pathway alongside stalactites and stalagmites leading into the 200,000 year old Battlefield Cavern which is one of the largest caverns in the UK.
The award winning Dales Countryside Museum and National Park Centre in Hawes station offers interactive exhibitions as well as a Victorian goods shed demonstrating how goods were once stored and collected by Midlands' railway steam trains. The remains of an Iron Age fort is located on the summit of Ingleborough.