Leyburn Tourist Information
Leyburn Tourist Information

Leyburn's Top 10 - and more

Leyburn has some hidden treasures including the wonderful Leyburn Shawl, read about them below and watch the video of the Yorkshire Dales.

The legend of the Shawl

Walk back in time with Mary Queen of Scotts

No visit to Leyburn is complete without a stroll along Leyburn Shawl escarpment with views of rolling Wensleydale.  It stretches for a mile and three quarters.

The great escape, now and then

The Shawl legend is that Mary Queen of Scots dropped her shawl when escaping from Bolton Castle.

Eat, drink and explore

Ride the railway

The heritage Wensleydale Railway stretches from Northallerton to Redmire. A great day out.

Shop till   you drop

Checkout our great selection of independent shops - not on your usual high street.

Choose your eaterie

A great selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs around the Market Place for every pocket and taste.

Stroll along to Leyburn  Arts Centre

An old school provides a focus for the arts with a film screening every Friday.

Hit the trail of attractions

Chocolates and quirky tea pots

The Chocolate Shop and teapot factory are next door neighbours on Leyburn Business Park.

Go to The Forbidden Corner

The strangest place in the world! A great day out for children of all ages - to the age of 80 and beyond.

Constable Burton Gardens

Renowned for their tulips and daffodils. A delight for all gardeners to appreciate. Two miles from town.

White Rose Candle workshop

In the village of Wensley using traditional methods to produce amazing candles.

Check out our galleries

Browse at Wensleydale Gallery

One of the finest collections of art to view in the Dales. Local and international artists. At the business park.

Emma Sedman's jewellery

Emma showcases her own work and that of many other jewellery makers from around the country.

AC Gallery for must-see paintings and prints

Easy to find in the town centre, a small gallery packed full of original paintings and prints.

Meet Lynn Ward in her Studio

Fabulous artist Lynn Ward has her own studio in Golden Lion Yard, just off the Market Place.

More to see and do in Leyburn

Bargain hunt at Tennants auctions

One of the largest and finest auction houses in England. Regular sales and valuations.

Tour the falls along the Ure

Waterfalls galore, including those at Aysgarth and the highest unbroken waterfall at Hardraw.

Re-live the past at our local castles

Step back in time at wonderful Bolton Castle, Middleham Castle and Richmond Castle.

Check out the Garden Rooms

An amazing event centre owned by Tennants Auctions with lots to see and do. A must when in Leyburn.

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Leyburn Tourist Information website is provided by The Dales Haven Guest House, which also provides a walk-in inquiry service for visitors on a purely voluntary basis. The service has been provided for seven years with the help of volunteers with no public funding. A council-funded tourist centre closed in 2011 and the Dales Haven was asked by the district council if it would volunteer to provide a service.

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