Population: 1755  Grid Reference: SD931541  Co-ordinates: 53.984,-2.105


Gargrave is a large village 4 miles (7km) to the west of Skipton on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  Both the River Aire and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal pass through here.
Leeds & Liverpool Canal, GargraveThe Pennine Way passes through Gargrave, following the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal nearby for a short distance. The village is a popular destination for walkers and cyclists and is conveniently located on the main A65 road between Skipton and Settle.
There are three pubs here, the Old Swan Inn and the Masons Arms are in the village and nearby is the Anchor Inn, a family orientated gastropub by the canal.
The parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew and dates from 1852 although a church has been on this site for many years previous to the current church.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Gargrave