How to Find Us
Lightwater Valley is very easy to find and much closer than you think. Whether you are travelling here by car, train, bus or coach we have some easy to follow links and advice on the best way to get here.
Lightwater Valley is located just North of the City of Ripon. On arrival at the ‘Clocktower’ traffic light junction, take the A6108 towards the village of North Stainley.
For those with satellite navigation, our postcode has recently changed. Please use HG4 3HT or HG4 3NB ensuring your option directs you to Lightwater Valley.
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Our nearest railway station is Thirsk, with direct services from Manchester, Leeds, York, Middlesbrough and London. For full details of train times and services, please visit National Rail Enquiries.
Prior to arriving at Thirsk, we recommend familiarising yourself with the Dales & District bus timetables. Service 70 operates from Thirsk railway station to Ripon bus station, with service 159 operating directly from Ripon market place to Lightwater Valley – please note these services do not operate on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
We recommend utilising the Dales & District Bus service within our immediate locality. Service 159 stops at Lightwater Valley, but please be aware this service does not operate on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
From Leeds and Harrogate, the Transdev 36 runs daily to Ripon bus station.