About the towns - Yorkshire Dales

Thirsk

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A lively market town dating back to Medieval times, located between Yorkshire’s two National Parks. Read more

Stokesley

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A pretty town, mentioned in the Domesday book of 1086, located on the edge of the North York Moors. Read more

Northallerton

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A bustling market town located in the Vale of Mowbray, between the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. Read more

Knaresborough

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A picturesque town with bags of character and history. Read more

Easingwold

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A lovely market town located 15 miles north of the City of York. Read more

Boroughbridge

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An attractive town which boasts a superb location, close to the popular spa town of Harrogate. Read more

Ampleforth

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A beautiful village located on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Read more

Reeth

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A small village set amidst superb countryside, with an excellent market on Fridays. Read more

Middleham

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The heartland of Yorkshire’s horse racing industry, this town has a long and fascinating history. Read more

Leyburn

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A busy market town on the Wensleydale Railway line, with an array of excellent shops and eateries Read more

Hawes

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A popular town on the Pennine Way located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Read more

Harrogate

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A Victorian spa town with beautiful Turkish Baths and home to Harlow Carr Gardens. Read more

Ripon

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A small and lively city with a beautiful cathedral, not far from Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Read more

Pateley Bridge

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A pretty little town located on the banks of the River Nidd, in magnificent Nidderdale. Read more

Bedale

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A small market town with a stunning church and a museum Read more

Settle

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A fascinating town surrounded by tremendous walking country Read more

Skipton

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A bustling market town with a magnificent castle and lots of great places to eat, drink and shop. Read more

Grassington

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A popular town in Upper Wharfedale with lots of things to see and do. Read more

Ingleton

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A lovely village surrounded by diverse and beautiful countryside. Read more

Bentham

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A pretty market town situated amidst stunning countryside – ideal for walking and other outdoor activities. Read more

Kirkby Lonsdale

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A pretty town with bags of character, and with its own brewery and chocolate mine! Read more

Kirkby Stephen

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An idyllic little town on the Coast to Coast Walk, just outside the National Park in Cumbria. Read more

Masham

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Nestled on the banks of the River Ure, this small market town is well known for its two famous breweries. Read more

Sedbergh

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England’s official book town, Sedbergh is a fascinating place to visit and is set amidst stunning countryside. Read more

Dent

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An idyllic village in both the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Cumbria, amidst the stunning countryside of Dentdale. Read more

Richmond

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A historic market town with an imposing Norman castle which overlooks the River Swale. Read more