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.

Lake View ref: CC218003

Woodhall near Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area

£274-£493

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Cosy retreat in the heart of Wensleydale overlooking small wildlife lake.
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Hillsborough ref: UK2519

Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£315-£659

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Hillsborough is a spacious bungalow situated in the Yorkshire Dales National Park right in the heart of the pretty market town of Hawes.
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    3
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    1
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The Chalet ref: CC218051

West Witton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£404-£654

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4 star rating
Delightful cottage with views over fields tucked away in the village of West Witton
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    2
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    1
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Thwaite Bridge Cottage ref: CC218133

near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£554-£1144

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4 star rating
17th Century farmhouse with open fires. Rural location close to the market town of Hawes.
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    8
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
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    4
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Lyncroft ref: CC218104

Thornton Rust near Aysgarth, Wensleydale & Area

£503-£788

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4 star rating
Charming country cottage, beautifully presented and retaining many original features.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    3
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Mill House**Bellerby ref: CC218067

Bellerby near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£310-£646

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4 star rating
Superbly situated opposite the Old Mill and stream enjoying a picturesque cottage garden
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Bloomers Bothy ref: CC218089

Woodhall near Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area

£273-£493

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3 star rating
The best things certainly come in small parcels Bloomer’s Bothy has it all!
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    1
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    1
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Shepherd’s Cottage ref: DC3554

Longshaw near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£634-£1200

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4 star rating
Charming Grade II listed stone farmhouse surrounded by open countryside.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    3
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Grange Cottage ref: DC1664

Harmby near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£229-£527

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3 star rating
Converted stable on ground floor level with a village pub within walking distance.
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    1
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Red Barn ref: UK2111

Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

£293-£782

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4 star rating
This charming property is located in the beer garden of the Wagon and Horses Inn in the lovely market town of Bedale.
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    2
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    2
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Lukes Barn ref: DC1675

near Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area

£413-£745

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3 star rating
Spacious converted traditional stone barn with walks from the door.
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Kirklea Cottage ref: CC218024

Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area

£323-£750

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4 star rating
Situated at the top of the picturesque village of Askrigg in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    2
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Millstone Cottage ref: DC4572

Thornton Watlass near Masham, Wensleydale & Area

£301-£547

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3 star rating
Comfortable cottage with open views and walks from the doorstep.
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    5
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Stoney Raise ref: CC211109

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

£452-£1027

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4 star rating
Situated in the heart of Wensleydale, Stony Raise provides an excellent base for a holiday home.
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    7
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Robin Hill ref: UK2079

Aysgarth, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

£355-£638

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This beautiful detached bungalow is situated in the village of Aysgarth in the heart of Wensleydale.
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    2
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