Pictures of England Pictures of England

Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England

Over 150,000 photos of England
22,000+ members
Click here to join the community

Pictures of Crakehall Water Mill

a Museum in the town of Little Crakehall, in the county of North Yorkshire

Take a picture tour of Crakehall Water Mill..

About Crakehall Water Mill

Hidden in the exquisite countryside of the lower regions of the Dales, Crakehall Water Mill must be one of the most photographed places of the Yorkshire Dales. The mill is driven by the water of Crakehall Beck, it is fully operative and produces flour in the traditional method.

The village itself is a quintessential Yorkshire village with a 5 acre village green dominated by limes and sycamore's, and surrounded by a ribbon of sturdy Yorkshire cottages, some dating to the middle of the 18th-century. There is also a pleasant village inn which extends a friendly welcome to visitors.

This is the countryside made famous by James Herriot and as you would expect there are many spectacular views of the surrounding area. Two of the best views in the village are of the weir and the ancient three arched bridge spanning Crakehall Beck.

Crakehall lies between the rivers Ure and Swale. Being on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales it offers visitors fine walking country in magnificent surroundings.

Nearby attractions include Thorpe Perrow Arboretum, Bedale where there is a museum, and the lovely old town of Northalleton.

Please upload your photos of Crakehall Water Mill or see below for towns & villages near Crakehall Water Mill and a list of other nearby attractions to visit.

Submit a history of Crakehall Water Mill

Recommended towns & villages near Crakehall Water Mill

Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire. November 2003

Richmond (125 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction NW)

Richmond is a lovely old market town on the River Swale in North Yorkshire...

St Mary's Church

Ripon (195 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction S)

Every night Ripons market square is the scene of a 1,000 year old custom when the city Wakeman blows his horn...

Cod Beck, Osmotherly, North Yorkshire

Osmotherley (5 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction E)

Osmotherley is a beautiful unspoilt village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, it lies surrounded by moors and pastureland between the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills...

The old mill

Aysgarth (49 Pictures)

(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction W)

The ground rises sharply as you head towards this high upland village which is dominated by what are renowned as the prettiest falls in Yorkshire. It is also famous for the.....

Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge (33 Pictures)

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction S)

An attractive market town on the river Nidd, set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Twice winner of 'Britain in Bloom' and home to the oldest sweet shop in Britain......

All towns in North Yorkshire
Complete A to Z of towns in England

Recommended attractions near Crakehall Water Mill

Constable Burton Hall in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales taken July 2006

Constable Burton Hall Gardens (27 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 8.0 km, direction W)

Magnificent gardens surrounding a grand Palladian mansion lying close to Leyburn at the entrance to the vast sweep of glorious.....

Easby Abbey, Near Richmond, North Yorkshire

Easby Abbey (6 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction NW)

This pleasant place is interesting for the remarkable ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian Abbey. Here in an idyllic.....

Middleham Castle

Middleham Castle (17 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction W)

Picturesque, ruinous castle, which was said to be the favourite home of Richard III. It was built in 1170 by Richard Neville,.....

Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle (50 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction NW)

This castle, occupying a dramatic cliff-top site above the River Swale, led a fairly quiet life without any military action to.....

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, Yorkshire.

Ripon Cathedral (26 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction S)

The present Cathedral at the heart of Ripon is built upon the spot of a monastery founded by Bishop Wilfrid of York in the year.....

All attractions in North Yorkshire
Complete A to Z of attractions in England