Wensleydale House, Hawes

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Hawes 2014 Tour de France visit

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The 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart passed right by our front door -  come ride or see the challenging route or experience some of the many other wonderful sights or activities on offer 

The tour aside, Wensleydale offers a great escape or short break holiday - it has some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, wonderful clean fresh air, great walking and much much more:-
- Cheese tasting (the original Wensleydale cheese made even more famous by Wallace & Grommit)
- Charming Dales villages, village greens and country lanes complete with stone wall fences
- Craft fairs held regulary (www.wensleyfairs.co.uk)
- Cycling either on road or via bridle paths
- Eating out - Hawes has a good variety of pubs, cafes and eateries
- Farmers Market held in Hawes Market place every Tuesday
- Fell walking
- Film location sites for Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Calendar Girls and the all time classic All Creatures Great and Small
- Fishing (Blackburn Farm Trout Fishery, Gayle)
- Local wood crafting at Gayle Mill which recently featured on Channel 4’s “How Britain Worked”
- Paragliding (bring your own)
- Pony Trekking (Gill Edge Estate, Bainbridge)
- Rambling - take a ramble along parts of the Pennine Way, Herriotts Way, Lady Anne Way or many of our local paths
- Red Squirrels - walk to the natural sanctuary from Hawes
- Trains - ride on the famous Settle to Carlisle railway or enjoy a ride on the Wensledale railway
- Turner Trail - follow the locations for artist JMW Turner's Dales paintings
- Waterfalls (Hardraw Force, Cotter Force are both an easy walk from Hawes. Aysgarth Falls a longer walk or drive)

Hawes is a major stopping feature on both the Pennine Way and Herriot Trails.

Wensleydale in Autumn Hardraw Force in spring Spring Fishing in Wensleydale Ribbleshead Viaduct

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