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Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire


(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction SE)

A very picturesque village set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. It has a fascinating old church with its famous mice carvings and rare rood loft, and splendid scenery.....

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Gayle, North Yorkshire


(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction N)

The picturesque village of Gayle is found amidst the glorious scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is on the passage of the Pennine way, close to Hawes and the National Park Centre...

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The countryside near Hawes


(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction N)

This is a thriving, friendly market town at the heart of Wensleydale, it shows beautiful old stone properties, quaint shops, galleries, craft workshops and cafe's arranged around winding cobbled streets...

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Semer Water, near Bainbridge, Wensleydale.


(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction N)

Bainbridge is the epitome of a typical Dales village, it comprises of picturesque old stone cottages, with a lively, well quarried stream running through it...

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Near Arncliffe, Yorkshire


(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction S)

Arncliffe is the largest of Littondales four villages and is situated on the lovely River Skirfare...

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Askrigg Village Centre.


(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction NE)

In 1587, Queen Elizabeth II granted a charter to this lively little village and in the 20th-century Askrigg claimed its place in history as the setting for the T.V. series based on the James Herriot stories of a vet's life in the Yorkshire Dales...

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An old barn in Kettlewell


(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction SE)

The spectacular limestone beauty of Kettlewell has been appreciated by travellers for decades. It has a series of delightful cottages clustered around the little Cam Beck, a tributary of the River Wharfe as it plunges from Great Whernside...

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Ribblehead viaduct near Horton in Ribblesdale

Horton in Ribblesdale

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction SW)

Set in the valley at the foot of Pen-y-Ghent (one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks) is the picturesque village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale..

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The old mill


(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction NE)

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.....

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Carrigg Falls


(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction SW)

A small picturesque village in the Yorkshire Dales, near to the wonderful market town of Settle (famous for its scenic railway)...

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Oughtershaw Moss

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction W)


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middle of semerwater

Semer Water

(3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction N)


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Hardraw Force nr Hawes

Hardraw Force Waterfall

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction N)

Hardraw Force is claimed to be England's highest unbroken waterfall at 100ft. The falls were used as a location in the film Robin.....

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Aysgarth Lower Falls, Easter weekend 2007. Yorkshire Dales

Aysgarth Falls

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction NE)

These magnificent falls, although not the highest in the land are certainly one of the most picturesque sights in Yorkshire. The.....

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Malham Tarn, North Yorkshire

Malham Tarn & Moor

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction S)

Malham Tarn is a lake in the Yorkshire Dales National Park which inspired English novelist Charles Kingsley to write the classic.....

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Bolton Castle in Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire. Mary Queen of Scots was once held prisoner here.

Bolton Castle

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction NE)

On a misty morning the ruined crenulated towers of Bolton Castle take on an eyrie aura and it is easy to imagine what this once.....

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Gaping Ghyll also known as gaping Gill

Gaping Gill

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SW)


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Gordale Scar,  Malham Cove

Gordale Scar

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction S)

Painted by James Ward, written about by Wordsworth in a sonnet, this dramatic limestone ravine is an essential visit when in the.....

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Malham Cove

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction S)

A natural limestone formation which is a national beauty spot, near Malham, North Yorkshire..

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Janet's Foss. Malham, North Yorkshire

Janet's Foss

(11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction S)

A small picturesque waterfall near the village of Malham and Malham Cove, North Yorkshire. Janet refers to a Fairy Queen who is.....

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