Wensleydale Trail Map
A Flavour of Wensleydale

You could spend a week exploring all of Wensleydale - and it still wouldn't be enough! This beautiful valley set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales has plenty to captivate the visitor. Majestic castles, huge waterfalls, picturesque villages and tempting restaurants are just some of its many attractions - as is Wallace and Gromit's favourite cheese of course!

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ASKRIGG VILLAGE KITCHEN

Combining a deli, bakery, bistro and tearoom, this is honest, fresh and satisfying fayre prepared by cooks not chefs to be enjoyed in the café or at home.

 
BREAD ACTUALLY - BEDALE COMMUNITY BAKERY

The Bedale Community Bakery started life as a social experience, but having embraced this new skill and undergoing professional training they began a journey to take this hobby to the heart of the community.

 
 
THE BLACK SWAN HOTEL, MIDDLEHAM

Nestling in the shadow of historic Middleham Castle, the 17th Century Black Swan Hotel offers First Class accommodation within its comfortable, friendly, walls.

 
 
 
 
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4  BLUE LION AT EAST WITTON

The Blue Lion was originally built towards the end of the 18th century as a coaching inn, attracting trade from travellers and cattle drovers on their journey through Wensleydale.

5  BOLTON CASTLE TEA ROOMS

Offers delicious homemade food daily from soup, pie and pates, to divine cakes and desserts.

6  BOLTON ARMS

Enjoy a seat in the comfortable lounge with fully stocked bar and home cooked food or an overnight stay in the tastefully decorated accommodation.

7  BRYMOR

Brymor’s delicious ice cream is produced using only milk from the herd of pedigree Guernsey cows that graze the lush pastures.

8  CAMPBELLS OF LEYBURN

Established in 1868, Campbells is a family owned quality grocery, wines and spirits merchant.

9  CHAMBERS COFFEE HOUSE

Chambers Coffee House is determined to become a daily necessity for local coffee lovers.

10CRAKEHALL WATER MILL

As well as being an outstanding B&B, Crakehall also produce 100% stoneground wholemeal flour from Solstice.

11CROSS KEYS

As well as some very nice wines and top selling beverages, the finest ales brewed just a few metres away at the ‘Wensleydale Brewery’ are also plentiful.

12DALES DELI AND PIE COMPANY

Dales Deli and Pie Company produce home baked pies and cakes made daily on our premises in Leyburn.

13THE FOX & HOUNDS

Finalist’s in Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2011, The Fox & Hounds Inn is a friendly and welcoming family-run pub, offering a range of fine cask conditioned ales.

14THE FRIAR’S HEAD AT AKEBAR

A typical stone-built Dales pub situated at the entrance to Akebar Park, a stunning touring caravan, camping and holiday home park.

15GEORGE & DRAGON INN

The George & Dragon Inn is a charming old Dales inn hotel, full of character.

16THE GEORGE INN

This very quiet, traditional stone-built dales inn, dating from 1732, is full of character with a cosy, welcoming atmosphere.

17THE GLUTEN FREE KITCHEN

If you are on a gluten-free diet either from medical necessity or out of choice you will be only too well aware that it can be very difficult to find tasty gluten-free versions of those delicious treats.

18THE GREEN DRAGON INN

The Green Dragon is a traditional Dales inn, crammed with all the features you would expect.

19HERRIOT’S KITCHEN

Herriot’s Kitchen has become a firm favourite with Wensleydale residents and visitors alike.

20JERVAULX ABBEY TEA ROOM

The Jervaulx Abbey Tea Rooms offer visitors a relaxing environment in which to sit and reflect on modern day life.

21THE LITTLE CHOCOLATE SHOP

The Little Chocolate Shop first made chocolates in the mill buildings at Aysgarth Falls.

22PENLEY’S COFFEE SHOP

Set in the picturesque, countryside village of Hoylandswaine in South Yorkshire, it was originally built in 1804. It’s a pub where real ale meets good food.

23THE QUEENS HEAD

This cosy pub is comfortable and welcoming, and retains much of its historic charm and character.

24RAYDALE PRESERVES

Raydale Preserves is a family run business established by husband and wife team on the family farm in the valley of Raydale.

25THE SANDPIPER INN

This 17th century, ivy-clad inn has a cosy traditional bar and snug area serving local real ales.

26THE TEA POTTERY

This lovely little tea pot factory makes the most unusal tea pots in practically every shape and size.

27WENSLEYDALE BREWERY

Wensleydale Brewery was founded in 2003 and produces a range of real ales both in casks and bottles.

28WENSLEYDALE CREAMERY

If you love a little Yorkshire Wensleydale then you have to visit Wensleydale Creamery.

29THE WENSLEYDALE HEIFER

This 17th century former coaching inn, and ‘AA Sea Fish Pub of the Year’, hides a smart modern seafood restaurant offering two different dining experiences.

30WHEATSHEAF INN

Central for the whole of the Dales, it is an ideal spot for walking and other outdoor pursuits.

31WHITE SWAN HOTEL & RESTAURANT

The atmospheric bar, with its cosy ambience full of character, intimacy and charm, is an ideal rural retreat.

32THE WYVILL ARMS

This former 18th century farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales is now a well-established pub, hotel and restaurant.