Arkengarthdale is the most Northern of the Dales. It is the valley of the Arkle Beck and is a neighbour to Swaledale. It used to be an important lead mining centre, but the few scattered hamlets main industry is now sheep farming and tourism.
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Villages in Arkengarthdale –