* Ellergill Barn lies very close to Pen-y-ghent, one of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks and the area is suberb for walking. It is near the Pennine Way and the Dales Way and the area is criss-crossed by a number of public footpaths and bridleways.
* The Yorkshire Dales is ideal for cycling. Whether you are an off road or on road cyclist, there is something for everyone. The 2014 Le Tour Yorkshire Dales route is close by as well as the Dales Cycleway.
* Find fishing, pony trekking, climbing and nature trails with red squirrels and butterflies at nearby Kilnsey.
* Day tickets are available from the Falcon Inn in Arncliffe for fly fishing on the river Skirfare for wild brown trout on 2 miles of challenging double bank fishing.
* Malham Cove offers great rock climbing and a wonderful walk up steps to the limestone pavement at the top which was featured in the Harry Potter film, The Deathly Hallows.
* Malham Tarn is the highest lake in England. Its geology, flora and fauna are of scientific interest and field courses are offered there by the Field Studies Council.
* Visit popular Dales villages such as Arncliffe, Kettlewell, Grassington, Buckden and Malham with their cosy pubs and cafés offering good food.
* Settle is the start of the Settle Carlisle railway ride, one of the most scenic in England and the start of the Settle Loop, a 10 mile circular route of the Pennine Bridleway.
* Skipton has a market four times a week, a 900 year old medieval castle and colourful canal basin offering day trips on the Leeds Liverpool canal.
* The Bolton Abbey estate is close by offering over 80 miles of woodland walks and Bolton Priory 12th-century Augustinian monastery.
* For more ideas, find a “local information” pack in the barn giving lots of ideas for local days out and local attractions.