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The Wharfedale Wander

Flight Dates

Flight Path - From Skipton

Upper Wharfedale Valley; 15 mins via Skipton, Bolton Abbey, Appletreewick and Burnsall. 30 mins Malham and Malham Tarn to Arncliffe, Littondale, Starbottom, Buckden, Kettlewell, Kilnsey, Threshfield, Grassington and Cracoe.
Flight Dates
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15 Mins

£110Standard Seat
  • £175 Co-Pilot Seat

30 Mins

£205Standard Seat
  • £315 Co-Pilot Seat

15 Mins

£110Standard Seat
  • £175 Co-Pilot Seat

30 Mins

£205Standard Seat
  • £315 Co-Pilot Seat
Flight Dates

Flight Path - From Cracoe

Upper Wharfedale Valley; 20 mins via Grassington, Kilnsey, Kettlewell and Buckden
Flight Dates
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20 Mins

£155Standard Seat
  • £235 Co-Pilot Seat

20 Mins

£155Standard Seat
  • £235 Co-Pilot Seat

The Wharfedale Wander helicopter flight is available from The Craven Heifer and Jackson’s Farm Shop. The flight covers the familiar Yorkshire Dales National Park landscape of England’s most dramatic limestone cliffs and escarpments, picturesque villages and valleys with fields criss-crossed by dry-stone walls and barns dotted randomly. You will fly at an altitude of around 1500 feet, and enjoy unrivalled views of some of Yorkshire’s most spectacular scenery. Depending on the chosen flight you will see sights such as:

The Craven Heifer, Skipton – 15 Minute Flight

The famous market town of Skipton with its historic medieval castle, reputedly one of the best preserved in Britain, dating back to 1090.

The Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway with the 30,000 acre Bolton Abbey Estate which includes factures such as, the prominent Priory ruins situated at the side of The River Wharfe and the acclaimed Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel.

The pretty villages of Appletreewick and Burnsall are also covered.

Jackson’s Farm Shop, Cracoe – 20 Minute Flight

The charming villages of Threshfield and Grassington which is at the heart of the Upper Wharfedale Valley.

The spectacular Kilnsey Crag watching over the fields below where the annual show is held.

The pretty village of Kettlewell now the location for the hit movie Calendar Girls and its well-known annual Scarecrow Festival. Starbottom and Buckden are reached before returning on a similar route back to Cracoe.

The Craven Heifer, Skipton – 30 Minute Flight

Tracking from The Craven Heifer and routing via Malham and Malham Tarn to Arncliffe with spectacular views of Littondale, to the top of Upper Wharfedale, covering Starbottom, Buckden, Kettlewell, Kilnsey, Threshfield, Grassington and Cracoe on return.