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Things to do in Swaledale
A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Reeth, in the heart of Swaledale is a honey pot for locals and tourists. It lies where two of North Yorkshire's finest dales meet.
Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!
Arkle Moor Riding Centre
A small riding centre just outside the dales village of Reeth.
Completed in 1399, Bolton Castle has a rich past including connections with Richard III and Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned here in 1568 under orders from Elizabeth I. Open all year round.
The Swaledale Museum
The Swaledale Museum is run by volunteers where displays of local heritage from Swaledale and Arkengarthdale can be viewed.
River Ure - Day Tickets
Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available
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Richmond Castle, on a cliff above the River Swale near the town of Richmond is believed to be one of the oldest stone-built castles surviving today. The most impressive and best preserved area of the castle is the Great Keep, which stands over 100 feet tall.