Welcome to Leyburn Tourist Information.
If you love the great outdoors, you'll love Leyburn - the principal northern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Leyburn is a Tour de France town and a Walkers Are Welcome town. It sits in Lower Wensleydale amid some of England's finest walking and cycling country and is a year-round destination, offering the perfect base for exploring, hiking, cycling and sight-seeing. Leyburn has great places to stay and places to eat and a host of independent shops, around a large historic Market Place.
Leyburn now has a venue for the arts and cinema, with a programme of movies, theatre and music. The Old School House Arts Centre is located in Leyburn's former Roman Catholic school on Richmond
Road. The centre also has rooms to hire for rehearsing and community activities.
Click here to visit Old School House website
Click on file below to open the NEW leaflet of things to see and do in and around Leyburn, kindly provided by the Lower Wensleydale Partnership. The leaflet is available from Leyburn Tourist Information Centre. Please call in when visiting Leyburn. We're on the Market Place at the corner of Wensley Road, near the mini-roundabout.
The popular Yorkshire Dales National Park newspaper The Visitor is available to read online. Click on the link below and you will go to the national park website and then click on the icons to download The Visitor newspaper.
Leyburn has six guest houses, two hotels and an inn with rooms offering easy access to the town's impressive collection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Nearby villages provide a
wealth of accommodation choices. There are facilities for caravans and camping and many holiday cottages. Whether you are coming for an overnight visit or an extended break or holiday, you are sure
to find something that suits your pocket and your needs.
Click here for bed and breakfasts
Leyburn has events throughout the year which attract visitors from all over Britain. The Dales Festival of Food and Drink on the first May Bank Holiday weekend has become the number one food festival in the North of England. In a few short years the Leyburn 1940s' Weekend, held in July, has become one of the biggest events of the summer in the Yorkshire Dales.
Art is alive and kicking in Leyburn. The town is home to three art galleries plus a jewellery gallery showing the work of jewellery maker Emma Sedman and other jewellery makers. This cluster of
galleries in Leyburn provides visitors with an interest in art with many works of art to browse and purchase. The town itself has an active arts scene with a variety of clubs and societies
championing different areas of the arts, from painting and photography to acting and operatics.
Click here to follow the Leyburn Arts Trail
The Tourist Information Centre and Transport Hub is located at The Dales Haven Guest House.
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