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So near to the town centre but away from it all into magnificent scenery where you can see miles of Wensleydale scenery before you. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the scenery. Wish I lived in the houses that face on the Shawl
We saw a board advertising the Shawl and headed up the road to locate it. Immediately as you pass through the kissing gate there is a picnic area with at least three benches and seats. Through the next gate there were sheep and their lambs...More
This is a "must" for any visitor to Leyburn. It's only a minute from the market place and the views open out as soon as you reach the start of the Shawl. It's about 1.5miles in length but you can just walk for 20 minutes...More
This walk starts and ends in Leyburn where there is good parking. Walking to the West, it is relatively flat except for a downhill section from the 'elevated' shawl itself down and across the railway line. It is easy to follow with an o/s map,...More
Access to The Shawl is via Shawl Terrace in Leyburn which is on the opposite side of the road at the top of the market square. This is an easy walk, and you can make it as long as you wish. The distance from Shawl...More
Both times I have walked the Shawl the weather has been kind and the view just breath taking. On the second walk we watched as the weather was changing up the dale and the drama that it created was beautiful and mesmerizing Children and animals...More