Wensleydale

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Information on Wensleydale, Yorkshire

Wensleydale is one of the most well known Dales. It stretches for 25 miles from West to East with Swaledale to the North, via the famous Buttertubs Pass, and Wharfedale and Langstrothdale to the South. Its one of the few dales not named after a river, with the name coming from the village near Leyburn. Wensleydale is popular with visitors and has attractions such as the waterfalls and Aysgarth and Hardraw, Middleham Castle and the Wensleydale Creamery, famous for its cheese, at Hawes.

Villages/towns in Wensleydale-

Askrigg

Aysgarth

Bainbridge

Carperby

Castle Bolton

East Witton

Ellingstring

Gayle

Hawes

Leyburn

Masham

Middleham

Redmire

Wensley

West Burton

West Witton

Woodhall

For info on where to stay in the Dales and hotel, B+B and cottage bookings see my accommodation page.

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