1. Swaledale, the Northern Dales
Expect peace, tranquillity and natural beauty. Famous for wildflower meadows, heather moors and beautiful tumbling waterfalls such as Richmond Falls, Kisdon Force and Catrake Force. Swaledale is the best destination for walkers and cyclists. There’s beautiful hills, mountains and moorland to explore, with an abundance of wildlife on offer.
After a long day out, The Copper Kettle in Reeth has a great afternoon tea with views over the Village Green. For a cosy country pub, the local grub is good in the sleepy village of Grinton or Gunnerside. Pop into The Bridge Grinton serving local fresh food, whilst you relax by the log-burning stove. We also enjoy the fine dining at the Burgoyne Hotel.
Get involved with the community at the Yorkshire Dales Swaledale festival, with events ranging from open mic poetry, live music and the popular Wensleydale Walk.