Leyburn is an unspoilt market town and one of the principal gateways to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It's a great holiday location and all-year short-break destination, offering a refreshing collection of independent shops, quality accommodation, pubs, cafes and restaurants all situated around a large market place. It is surrounded by some of England's most beautiful walking country - and is only 20 minutes from the A1.For more tourist information visit Leyburn Tourist Information Centre website.
Wensleydale is rich in culture, heritage and natural beauty and Leyburn provides the perfect location to discover the countryside that so captivated James Herriot and the great English artist J M W Turner. Once discovered you'll want to return again and again.
Leyburn is a perfect for your walking break, with walks from the town or a series of 'Just The Ticket' walks using public transport and the Wensleydale Railway. Easily explore Wensleydale and Swaledale, walk the famous Aysgarth Waterfalls, visit Bolton Castle (above) where Mary Queen of Scots was a prisoner and stroll along Leyburn Shawl - one of the finest view points in the whole of Yorkshire.
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