Middleham - A Jewel In Wensleydale

Middleham offers a wide range of shops, pubs and places to eat. There is plenty to see and do within easy reach of the cottage, including the market towns of Leyburn, Masham, Richmond and Hawes. Middleham is on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park where you will find attractive villages and breathtaking scenery. The town is an excellent base for walking and touring in Wensleydale and the adjoining Dales. There are numerous visitor attractions nearby, including the award winning Forbidden Corner, Bolton Castle, Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale Creamery, Black Sheep Brewery and Brymor Ice Cream.

One of four pubs in Middleham

Middleham is renowned for its history and as a racehorse training centre.

Middleham Castle was the childhood home of King Richard III

The Church of St Mary and St Alkelda dates back to the 13th century.

Every morning, racehorses from local stables can be seen making their way through Middleham to the nearby gallops.