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Leyburn, at the entrance to Wensleydale, where the cheese was named after. You can follow Wensleydale by driving along the A684, a great drive ending up in Kendle, Cumbria.

Leyburn itself is a small market town on the River Ure, the open-air market is still held on Fridays. It has one of the largest auction rooms in England, Tennants, on the local Business Park, viewing Fridays, sale Saturdays if you are interested. There is a good range of local shops in the town, including craft shops.

The town is linked to its neighbour, Middleham, by a bridge, built in 1829, over the river. The bridge was built as suspension bridge, but was rebuilt after it collapsed.

For a good view of the dales, take a walk along the limestone terrace called the 'Shawl', near the market place, it was the escape route of Mary Queen Of Scots.

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Tourist Attractions in and near Leyburn to Visit

Castles

Castles

Middleham Castle A large ruined castle which was the childhood home of Richard III.

Bolton Castle Have a fun day out at this historic castle.

Gardens

Gardens

Constable Burton Hall Gardens Visit these woodland gardens around a Palladian private house.

Outdoors

Out & About

Middleham Visit this small town on your travels.

Forbidden Corner An intriguing folly with gardens to admire.

Jervaulx Abbey 4.7 miles A ruined abbey in a nice setting.

Brymor Real Dairy Ice Cream 5.4 miles Off to taste the ice cream !

Aysgarth Falls Enjoy one of the most popular places in the Dales.

Days Out around Leyburn.

Up to Richmond for the castle and tea.

Towns Near Leyburn To Visit - straight line distance:

Richmond (7.56 miles) Masham (9.16 miles) Bedale (9.65 miles) Pateley Bridge (15.71 miles)
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How to get to Leyburn
Leyburn, A684 off A1, A6108 from Richmond.

Leyburn Tourist Information Centre

  • 4 Central Chambers
    Market Place
    Leyburn
    Tel: 01748 828747
    Email: leyburntic@richmondshire:gov.uk
Hotels
Aysgarth Falls Hotel
Aysgarth Falls Hotel Leyburn DL8 3SR

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The Lodge At Leeming Bar
Great North Road Leeming Bar Bedale DL8 1DT

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Richard III Hotel
Richard III Hotel Leyburn DL8 4NP

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
Queens Head
Westmoor Lane Leyburn DL8 5ND

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Temple Farm House
Temple Farm, Swinithwaite Leyburn DL84UJ

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The Wyvill Arms
Constable Burton, Nr. Leyburn Leyburn DL8 5LH

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Holiday Cottages
Self Catering Cottages
6 Railway Street Leyburn DL8 5AY
Tel: 01748 886351 Email: mail@dalesholidayproperty.co.uk
Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Leyburn, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. With stunning views across the Yorkshire Dales and excellent local attractions.
Dales Holiday Property cottages are the perfect place to stay for your countryside holiday.
Our accommodation consists of two stone built period cottages, Strawberry Cottage and Blueberry Cottage. The properties are right on the edge of Leyburn Market Place, with access by a private drive.
Each cottage sleeps upto 4 and has private parking...

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Scott Cottage
Bellerby near Leyburn DL8 5QP
Sleeps 5
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1 Chestnut Garth
West Witton near Leyburn DL8 4NG
Sleeps 6
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