Destination guide

Cozy Leyburn will entice you

The riverfront, waterfalls and countryside are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Leyburn. Well known for its bars, coffeehouses and theme park, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Richmond Castle and Bowes Museum are just a couple of the must-sees 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Leyburn a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Leyburn

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 25.5 mi (41 km) from the city center. 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 around Leyburn?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 850 vacation rentals near Leyburn. From 374 Cabins to 374 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Leyburn for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Leyburn?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Leyburn. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bolton Castle: 1,048 vacation rentals
  • The Forbidden Corner: 1,036 vacation rentals
  • Harmby Waterfall: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Constable Burton Hall: 1,038 vacation rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,075 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Leyburn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 374 Cabins in Leyburn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leyburn include:

  • Cottages: 374 rentals available
  • Houses: 431 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 374 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leyburn?

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