LOCAL PLACES IF INTEREST
visitor to Middleham will find it an excellent base for reaching the variety of
interesting places on offer in the vicinity all year round.
Chocolate Shop -
you can watch our luxury chocolates being created. You will learn all about
The Hawes Ropemaker - a long-established family firm of rope and braid makers based in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside. Manufacturing and supplying a wide range of ropes, braids, cords and other related products for markets all over the world. Call in and watch how they are made.
built in 1379, where Mary, Queen of Scots was once imprisoned. With
its maze and formal and
at Tupgill Park ~ This four acre walled garden - a 20th century
its chambers and
Jervaulx Abbey ~ a privately owned Cistercian Abbey in 110 acres peaceful parkland setting - open to the public with tea-room and gift shop. Open daily all year round (Tea room closed Dec/Jan) They also have B&B accommodation Phone 01677 460391
- Hawes -
With a museum portraying the history of
Wensleydale cheese making and
Tea Pottery - Leyburn -
purpose built pottery studio and showroom where tea-pots are made in
every shape and style except ones that look like teapots!
Admission is free and there is a tea room and gift shop.
Brymor Ice Cream Parlour - High Jervaulx Farm only 3 miles from Middleham - About thirty flavours of ice-cream in cones, dishes or sundaes - made from the Guernsey milk and cream produced on the farm. Phone 01677 460377
The Cat Pottery - West Burton - a picturesque village with village green, market cross and hidden waterfall. In the alpine and herb gardens, on drystone walls and roofs of the pottery can be found an array of stalking, sleeping and lurking ceramic cats for you to purchase. Phone 01969 663272
The White Rose Candle Workshop - Wensley Mill, Wensley. - Visit this old water mill where they produce high quality, hand made, household, table, decorative, novel and scented candles. Suppliers to Ripon and Norwich Cathedrals. Phone/Fax 01969 623544
The Dales Countryside Museum - Hawes - Housed in the old railway station buildings. Find out how people lived and worked in the past and helped shape the unique and treasured landscape of the Yorkshire Dales. Schools and groups welcome Phone 01969 666210
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