Interesting Nearby Places
The Artbar Gallery is 50 yards up the road and features some magnificent original paintings of the area around our cottage. Moira Metcalfe has an interesting and distinctive style that brings vitality to her paintings. You can drop in for tea or coffee over the weekend in her tea-room. Moira also runs training courses during the week - see her website for details - and we can often offer accommodation to suit.
Hardraw Force - about half a mile away. Home of England`s largest single drop waterfall, has a reputed 100 foot drop and is set within the grounds of the historic Green Dragon Inn.
The Wensleydale Creamery, about a mile away in Hawes, has been handcrafting cheese for over 100 years and their expertise is recognised all over the world.
The Forbidden Corner is a unique labyrinth of Tunnels, Chambers, Follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Ropemakers: Thomas Wharton (1778-1852) was a ropemaker in Hawes when the first national census was taken in 1841. A century ago, most towns and villages had a ropemaker, just as they had a local cobbler and blacksmith. Here in Hawes the ropemaker’s products were used by farmers; near the coast sailors and fishermen used ropes. Nowadays Outhwaite’s products go to more than 20 countries!
White Scar Caves is a network of caves under Ingleborough Hill in the Chapel-le-Dale valley of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Discovered in August, 1923 by two amateur geologists, Christopher Long and J.H. Churchill, it contains the Battlefield Cavern, one of the largest known cave chambers in Great Britain, at 90 metres (300 ft) long.
It is open as a show cave, the entrance being from the Ribblehead to Ingleton road on the west of Ingleborough.
White Scar Caves is now open to the public, and runs tours throughout the year. The caves' facilities include a shop and café, ensuring you can share the passion of what is a phenomenal cave.
close to Hawes and Hardraw, Wensleydale and at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
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