{"LocationDetails":{"Id":636,"Name":"Leyburn","Description":"","Alias":"leyburn","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/Leyburn.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Forbidden Corner","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you ever saw The Labyrinth and wished you could experience something similar then The Forbidden Corner is about as close as it\u0026rsquo;s possible to get without being David Bowie. This unique family attraction is weird, wonderful and great fun for all ages \u0026ndash; and it sits at the heart of the four acre gardens in Tugpill Park.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Forbidden Corner includes a mysterious labyrinth of tunnels and chambers, and it\u0026rsquo;s best to expect the unexpected as you make your way around them as you\u0026rsquo;ll come across a few surprises. The follies and statues that dot the gardens make this attraction delightfully curious, and you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to while away hours following paths that don\u0026rsquo;t actually lead to anywhere and stumbling upon everything from glass pyramids to the temple of the underworld.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOne of the best parts of The Forbidden Corner is that it\u0026rsquo;ll get you thinking. Remember Dungeons and Dragons? You\u0026rsquo;ll be faced with choices and dilemmas as you go so you can try to outwit the tricksters and make it to the end. The Forbidden Corner is the kind of family attraction that\u0026rsquo;ll have you planning your next visit on the way home, and there\u0026rsquo;s no place quite like it. 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This farm visitor centre welcomes visitors of all ages and offers them the chance to bottle feed the animals, and regular guided tours of the farm ensure that nobody misses a thing.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you time your visit right you may just get to watch the magical moment when a litter of piglets or a new lamb enters the world and even for the adults it\u0026rsquo;s an unforgettable experience that\u0026rsquo;ll make the day extra special. Not to worry if you don\u0026rsquo;t see any births though, a visit during season means it\u0026rsquo;s all hands on deck when it comes to feeding hungry mouths around the farm so visitors are always welcome to have a cuddle and feed the new arrivals by hand.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe attraction\u0026rsquo;s also home to Wooly Jumpers - an indoor adventure play centre - so if you get a shower during your visit the kids won\u0026rsquo;t even notice while they let off steam and navigate the slides, ropes and bridges inside. 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Once home to the infamous Richard III, the castle is home to more secrets than you can shake a stick at, and there\u0026rsquo;s an exhibition inside that brings the castle\u0026rsquo;s biggest characters to life.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eNow although much of the castle survives it doesn\u0026rsquo;t have a roof, but if you\u0026rsquo;ve got a sense of adventure love to just stand and imagine days gone by then it\u0026rsquo;s a fascinating attraction for all ages. There\u0026rsquo;s a viewing platform that makes the perfect spot to pause and take in the views of Wensleydale in the distance, and look out for the breathtaking replica of the Middleham Jewel \u0026ndash; it dates right back to the 15\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s only one thing that completes a day out at an English castle, and that\u0026rsquo;s a picnic. 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