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.

Dales View ref: 26267

Sedbusk, near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£451-£1092

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Boasting breathtaking views and fantastic walks within the countryside, this lovely cottage sits high and is just half a mile to Hawes.
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    4
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    2
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Riverdale Cottage ref: CC211199

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£331-£681

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4 star rating
Situated in the attractive village of Bainbridge in the heart of Wensleydale, Riverdale Cottage is a delightful attached property overlooking the village green.
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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Wrayrigg ref: CC218087

Cowgill near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£358-£723

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3 star rating
A charming cottage in picture perfect surroundings, ideal for walking.
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  • Bedrooms
    3
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    1
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Ivy Cottage ref: CC218125

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£319-£702

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4 star rating
Stylish cottage with multi fuel stove. Central location with easy access to all amenities
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    5
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Beech Cottage ref: CC218142

Carlton-in-Coverdale near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£330-£797

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4 star rating
A truly rural cottage with open fire and gardens with a stream running beside. Fantastic location for a walking holiday in the heart of the Dales.
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    5
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Daisy Cottage ref: UK2407

Scruton, near Northallerton, Wensleydale & Area

£406-£719

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4 star rating
Surrounded by the Dales and North York Moors, this is a fantastic location for outdoor lovers!
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  • Bedrooms
    2
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    2
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Elm Cottage ref: 24476

Oughtershaw, near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£313-£865

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With the Dales Way passing the front door and the surrounding Yorkshire countryside views, Elm Cottage enjoys a quiet location with local amenities.
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  • Bedrooms
    3
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    2
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Green View Cottage ref: CC211210

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£464-£919

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4 star rating
A lovely attached cottage sleeping 5/6 in the delightful village of Bainbridge in Wensleydale.
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  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Minton Cottage ref: 30563

Masham, Wensleydale & Area

£309-£789

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4 star rating
This property is located in the popular town of Masham, ideal for exploring North Yorkshire and all of its delights.
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  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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Little End House ref: KCM

West Burton, Wensleydale, Wensleydale & Area

£327-£655

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3 star rating
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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  • Bedrooms
    1
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    1
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Parr Cottage ref: DC4556

Snape near Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

£568-£683

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4 star rating
Contemporary stable conversion in an historic village location ideal for exploring the Dales.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Bellypig Cottage ref: CC211131

Bellerby near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£349-£669

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3 star rating
Bellypig Cottage is perfectly positioned for the outdoor enthusiast, with breathtaking walks within the immediate area.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Rose Cottage ref: UK2464

Middleham, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£578-£1256

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This is the perfect central location for touring the Yorkshire Dales with stunning countryside, pretty market towns and villages to discover.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Old Hall ref: 25712

Gayle, near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£439-£946

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2 star rating
Set in the Dales National Park and within the quiet, idyllic village of Gayle, this property is the ideal base.
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    9
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Holly Cottage ref: B5776

Bellerby, Wensleydale, Wensleydale & Area

£331-£812

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4 star rating
Dales stone cottage, with exposed stone work, inglenook fireplace, beams, and flagstone floors, Leyburn close by, Middleham easily reached.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
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    1
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