Wensleydale & Area
High fells, riverside meadows and stunning views...
Things to do in Wensleydale & Area
Along the Upper Wharfe Valley the characteristic drystone walls and barns of the Dales, important flower-rich hay meadows, beautiful riverside and valleyside woodland combine to create a wonderful place to relax and explore the great outdoors.
Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.
The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.
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.
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.
River Wharfe - Day Tickets
Some great fishing venues including Burnsall, Ilkley and Grassington. Day tickets available.
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!
The thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.
The Swaledale Museum
The Swaledale Museum is run by volunteers where displays of local heritage from Swaledale and Arkengarthdale can be viewed.
A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
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River Ure - Day Tickets
Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available