It's given its name to one of Britain's finest cheeses, but Wensleydale has so much more to offer. This is the valley of the River Ure, part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and a popular destination for walkers and hikers.

As well as the rolling landscape of the valley itself, Wensleydale is overlooked by the distinctive flat- topped hill of Addlebrough, above the village of Bainbridge and Penhill, which stands guard over Leyburn. Wensleydale's dramatic scenery is dotted with ancient towns and villages, offering a great range of shops, pubs and tea rooms.

Hawes, at the head of the valley, is the centre of the famous cheese-making industry as well as rope- making, while Hardraw is home to Hardraw Force, one of the highest waterfalls in England.

At Aysgarth, the River Ure tumbles down a limestone staircase at the beauty spot known as Aysgarth Falls.

There are many other fascinating towns and villages in the valley; hidden treasures abound as the Ure flows eastwards. Middleham, with its castle, was the childhood home of Richard III while at West Burton, you can visit the famous Cat Pottery.

Although a walker's paradise, tired feet can let the train take the strain with a trip on the Wensleydale Railway. Heritage steam and diesel trains run along 17 miles of line between Redmire and Leeming Bar at the eastern end of the dale.

Don't forget the famous Buttertubs Pass, a great walk that leads from Hawes and Hardraw, over a high moorland pass and down to neighbouring Swaledale.

Ingleby Lodge ref: DC0661

Askrigg, near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£1174-£2510

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Ingleby Lodge
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Set in open farmland, south facing with views across Wensleydale and is an excellent location for exploring the Yorkshire Dales.
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    14
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    8
  • Bathrooms
    5
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South View ref: CC218058

Carperby near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£281-£563

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Delightful character cottage with wonderful open views over the Dale to Pen Hill
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    3
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    2
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    1
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White Boar Cottage ref: IMX

Middleham, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£415-£753

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Close to Leyburn and its Forbidden Corner and the town of Richmond dominated by its Norman castle is just 12 miles away.
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    6
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Hollyhock Cottage ref: CC218082

Thorns near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£364-£654

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4 star rating
Stunning barn conversion in magnificent setting with picture postcard views all around.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Nethergill Farm - Hay Mew ref: UK2514

Oughtershaw, near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£430-£896

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Escape to the country on this 400 acre farm surrounded by wildlife and with open fields and fells and explore.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Old Post Office ref: CC211187

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£409-£854

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Fully refurbished detached property for 6 nestled in the heart of the pretty village of Bainbridge.
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    6
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Hendricks Cottage ref: UK2410

West Witton, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£382-£813

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Return after a day in the Dales to enjoy dining in the fully lit courtyard, with its pizza oven and firepit!
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    5
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Picture House ref: CC211243

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£538-£1160

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In a central position in Leyburn, just 100 yards to shops, pubs and restaurants, this converted cinema building is close to numerous fantastic attractions.
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    6
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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The Farmhouse ref: W42979

Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£364-£889

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In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Farmhouse enjoys breathtaking views of the beautiful surrounding open-countryside.
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    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Tarn House ref: CC211246

Widdale near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£390-£973

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4 star rating
A Grade II listed semi-detached cottage located in a quiet dale close to a red squirrel nature trail. Hawes, just over a mile away, provides a great range of pubs, shops and the famous Wensleydale Creamery!
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    5
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Barn Cottage ref: CC218135

Crakehall, Wensleydale & Area

£320-£622

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17th Century cottage overlooking village green. Perfect for exploring the Dales and Moors of North Yorkshire.
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    3
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Little Thorpe Cottage ref: UKC750

Masham, Wensleydale & Area

£417-£855

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4 star rating
With a fantastic open plan social space and an open fire, this property is ideal for families of four wanting to spend time together on holiday.
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    4
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Little End House ref: KCM

West Burton, Wensleydale, Wensleydale & Area

£309-£655

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Considered by some as ’the most beautiful village in England’, visitors will experience the beauty and discover the charm of West Burton.
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    2
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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1 Waterfall Cottage ref: CC218107

West Burton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£305-£646

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Charming dales cottage enjoying an enviable setting overlooking Burton Force Waterfall
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Hayloft ref: CC211118

Spennithorne near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£283-£582

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A first floor apartment refurbished to a high standard offering cosy and welcoming accommodation in a private enclosed 18th Century courtyard.
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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