About Hawes

Hawes main street Hawes is situated in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, which forms part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Hawes market, which has been a part of the town since at least 1307, is held in the town every Tuesday. There are a variety of shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants and galleries in the town and the local countryside is a popular walking destination with the Pennine Way running through Hawes. There is also a wide selection of accommodation on offer in the town, including good quality B&B's and hotels.
Hawes, North Yorkshire Local visitor attractions include The Wensleydale Creamery and visitor centre, an 18th Century former cotton mill and the Dales Countryside Museum and visitor centre. Places of interest close to Hawes include 'Hardraw Force' waterfall, Englands highest single fall waterfall, the Village of Askrigg, which was featured in the BBC tv series 'All Creatures Great and Small' and the Buttertubs Pass with it's 20 meter deep limestone potholes and stunning scenery.
Ribblehead Viaduct, North Yorkshire Locally the Settle to Carlisle railway is noted as one of the most scenic rail journeys in the country and includes the famous Ribblehead viaduct.
Gayle Beck, Hawes The picturesque Gayle Beck flows through the town before joining the River Ure at Hawes.