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.
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.
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)