||This the main village in Swaledale,
one of the finest dales in Yorkshire. Reeth has a
National Park Centre, a couple of pubs and the
Swaledale Folk Museum. A road leads off through
Arkengarthdale north-west of Reeth on it's long,
lonely route to Tan Hill and the highest pub in
The main road through
the village, the B6270 runs the length of
Swaledale all the way from Kirkby Stephen in
Cumbria to Richmond in North Yorkshire.
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Travelling west from Reeth you pass
through the villages of Gunnerside, Muker,
Thwaite and Keld. The hillsides above are dotted
with numerous small stone barns, typical of the
area. The floor of the valley is mainly meadow,
and the whole area has been untouched by time.
Swaledale is one of the most beautiful places in
England. The Coast to Coast long distance
footpath runs the length of Swaledale en route
from St. Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay on
the North Yorkshire Coast.