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County - North Yorkshire | Map
Tel code: 01677 | code search
Postcode: DL8 | code search
Population: 5000
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Folk Customs:
Bainbridge Horn Ceremony
Goathland Plough Stots
Ripon Hornblower
Scarborough Skipping Day

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Green Dragon
"This was the worst experience ever. Breakfast choice, take it or leave it, and if you take it, it's served grudgingly, between 8.30 snd 8.45. No exceptions "we are ..." More

Mill Close
"It's a couple of months since we stayed at Mill Close - never got round to writing a review - but we would recommend this first-rate B&B .We've stayed in ..." More

Lodge At Leeming Bar
"Good Points: hotel and breakfast were better than we expected.as we do not go away very often we are not as fussy and difficult to please as some people. Bad Points: ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Bedale | 10 Places to Stay

The historic market town of Bedale can be dated back to Saxon times – there is evidence of the incorporation of elements of the 9th century church in the current medieval building – and possibly back to Roman times. Just a couple of miles to the west of the A1, Bedale is a great place to stop en route, and a better one to spend a few days in, exploring the town and its surroundings – it sits between the Dales National Park to the west and North York Moors to the east. Granted its market charter by Henry III in 1251, Bedale retains a Tuesday market to this day, with the ancient market cross looking on still. It has Bedale Beck running through the town, with plenty to see during pleasant walks along its banks. For those preferring more leisurely sightseeing the Wensleydale Railway runs from the town to Leyburn, offering beautiful views of the valley without the hassle of driving. Much of the architecture is Georgian, but there are elements from earlier times to be seen as well, including what may well be a unique building, The Leech House, a small structure used by the local apothecary to keep his precious leeches, the medieval cure-all. St Gregory’s church is largely 14th and 15th century, but it also has a few remnants of the Saxon church in its fabric. The pele tower there tells a tale too – this construction is typical of the small fortresses built in medieval times as a place of refuge against the marauding Scots. Nearby there is an excellent golf course, and the 85 acres of Thorp Perrow Arboretum with its falconry, and worth seeing too are the ruins of Jervaulx Abbey where it is thought Wensleydale cheese, beloved of Wallace and Gromit and of all right-thinking cheese lovers was first made.

Accountant

Bedale Financial Services
J C Book Keeping Services
Kenneth Easby & Co

Attraction

Bedale Museum
Crakehall Water Mill
Thorp Perrow Arboretum & The Falcons of Thorp Perrow

Cottage

The Brewhouse

Dentist

Bedale Dental Practice

Estate Agent

Brown Norman F
General Accident Property Services

Golf Club

Bedale Golf Club

Holiday Park

Lindale Park

Inn

Castle Arms Inn

Market

Bedale Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Freemasons Arms
Green Dragon
Old Black Swan
Three Coopers
Waggon & Horses Inn

School

Aysgarth School Trust Ltd

Self-Catering

Lindale Park
Snape Castle

Taxi

Bedale Taxis
Cooper's Cabs
Procters Taxis
Taxi R Us

Vet

Forest House Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Bedale CC (Cricket)
Bedale TC (Tennis)

Shops

The Dales Gallery & Picture Framing Workshop
Floral Elegance
Mills Chemists Ltd
Paul Rutter

Activities

Aerial Extreme(Adventure)

Places to Stay near Bedale

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Lodge At Leeming Bar (1.27 miles)

Lodge At Leeming Bar

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Situated next to the A1, this lodge with restaurant is an excellent place to stay whether travelling north or south and is ideally placed for the Yorkshire Dales, Bedale, York, ... More

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White Rose Hotel (1.64 miles)

White Rose Hotel
The White Rose Hotel at Leeming Bar is situated in the heart of North Yorkshire, just moments from the A1, Scotch Corner and the Yorkshire Dales making it ideally located for both business and leisure ... More | visit website
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Corner House Hotel (1.73 miles)

Corner House Hotel

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The Corner House Hotel is situated within easy access of the North Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors in the heart of Leeming Bar village.Our friendly pub enjoys an informal environment ... More

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Castle Arms Inn (2.44 miles)

Castle Arms Inn
Welcome to The Castle Arms Inn, a traditional country pub in the village of Snape, North Yorkshire. Nine bedrooms were added, all with en-suite bath or shower rooms and furnished to an exceptional standard with ... More | visit website
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Greyhound Inn (3.43 miles)

Greyhound Inn
A true warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at the Greyhound situated in the village of Hackforth on the main road between Crakehall and Ctterick. The Greyhound was originally built in the early 1700s ... More | visit website
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Elmfields Country House (4.55 miles)

Elmfields Country House

Situated in the heart of Wensleydale, this 4-star family-run guest house provides the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful surroundings of the North Yorkshire Dales. Based in Arrathorne, adjacent to James Herriot Country and ... More | visit website

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Bank Villa (5.15 miles)

Bank Villa

At the entrance top the market town of Masham this immmaculate 4 Star Guest House is in a perfect location.
Walking distance from the market square, Black Sheep and Theakstonss breweries as well as scenic drives from Ripon, ... More

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Bay Horse Inn (5.26 miles)

Bay Horse Inn
The Bay Horse, Masham is situated in the heart of Masham and the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. It is an ideal place to stay as it is near to many local attractions. Masham is a ... More | visit website
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Kings Head Hotel (5.32 miles)

Kings Head Hotel

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The King's Head, Masham, is a fine Georgian building dating back to the 18th Century, situated in the Market Square of the picturesque town of Masham. From the outset The ... More

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The Queen's Head (5.35 miles)

The Queen
A traditional country inn with stunning views of Lower Wensleydale. The Inn is perfectly situated approximately six miles from Bedale, Leyburn and Catterick Garrison, ideal for exploring the Dales, and offers a high ... More

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