Life in Richmondshire
‘In the Dales’ is a spotlight on life in Richmondshire, covering the northern Yorkshire dales of Swaledale and Wensleydale. This area really does ‘have it all’ - close communities, vibrant market towns, thriving local businesses, excellent transport links and diverse outdoor leisure opportunities. All within easy reach of large commercial centres and against an unspoilt back drop of rolling hills and streams, stone cottages and castles.
The heritage, history and stunning landscape of Richmondshire attracts thousands of visitors each year; visitors who are welcomed into our community and who benefit from the wonderful quality of life.
Whether you are a resident, business owner or visitor, take some time to browse through this website to get a feel for all that Richmondshire offers. The links below take you to individual sites for specific information.
Yorkshire Dales' Area Websites
There are four distinct areas in Swaledale and Wensleydale, each with its own unique character. Each area has a business and tourism association offering specific information.