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Hawes, in Upper Wensleydale, popular in summer with walkers and visitors driving through the Dales, almost the main centre in the Dales themselves.

It's still a market town, the market is on Tuesdays, with local manufacturing companies producing traditional cheese and carrying on the local ropemaking tradition.

There is a National Park Visitor Centre here, which can help with walks and information.

Tourist Attractions in and near Hawes to Visit



W R Outhwaite & Son Discover the art of ropemaking.

Wensleydale Creamery Take a look at cheesemaking in Wensleydale.



Dales Countryside Museum Find out about the past of the Yorkshire Dales.


Out & About

Hardraw Force Take a walk to see this impressive waterfall.

Bainbridge An interesting village to visit.

Days Out around Hawes.

Walking, walking, and more walking in the Dales, whatever your age we are sure you will find a path to suit you.

Towns Near Hawes To Visit - straight line distance:

Kirkby Stephen (13.22 miles) Ingleton (15.13 miles) Settle (16.54 miles) Grassington (17.94 miles)
How to get to Hawes

Hawes Tourist Information Centre

  • Dales Countryside Museum
    Station Yard
    DL8 3NT
    Tel: 01969 666210
The White Rose
Main Street, Askrigg Hawes DL8 3HG

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Stone House Hotel
Sedbusk Hawes DL8 3PT

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
Holiday Cottages
West Shaw Cote Cottage
Askrigg near Hawes DL8 3JH
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Sycamore Cottage
Lunds near Hawes LA10 5PX
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Bainbridge near Hawes DL8 3EL
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Hawes Weather
Saturday 20th December
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Night :Overcast skies6°C Overcast skies
Sunday 21st December
Day :Light rain10°C Light rain
Night :Moderate rain8°C Moderate rain
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