A VIEW FROM SEDBUSK TOWARDS BUTERSETT AND HAWES
Near the head of Wensleydale, deep in the country, and adjoinging the Pennine Hills lies Hawes, a tourist centre and bustling market town. Its name is from the Yorkshire dialect 'hause' - pass through the mountains and indeed two roads leading our of Hawes are mountain pass roads, Buttertubs Pass to Swaledale and Fleet Moss to Wharfedale. Hawes has an excellent range of shops, takeaways, tearooms and restaurants. There are some interesting visitor attractions including the weekly street market for goods and the Mart for livestock on Tuesdays, the Countryside Museum, a working ropemakers, a variety of quality craft workshops and gift shops, and last but not least the Wensleydale Creamery where you can watch the renowned cheese being hand crafted and packaged ready for sale.
A PACKHORSE BRIDGE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF HAWES