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Leyburn has some hidden treasures including the wonderful Leyburn Shawl, read about them below.

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  Wensleydale Gallery

Great art collections to view, located on the business park on Harmby Road.

Art in the Market Place

AC Gallery is located in the Market Place, with a selection of original work and prints, including Peter Brook

Say hello to Little Alf and the Quirky Cows

Leyburn is home to Little Alf author Hannah Russell, visit her home interiors shop and see Quirky Cow artwork too. On the Market Place.

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.

Click here to visit Tennants Auctions

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.

Click here to visit The Garden Rooms


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Sponsored       by Tennants Auctioneers

Tennants is the UK's largest family-owned fine art auctioneers, which holds more than 85 fast-moving auctions each year. With behind-the-scenes tours and free galleries and exhibitions in The Garden Rooms, there is always something new to see and do. Free parking, cafe, restaurant and gift shop.

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