REETH

Population: 724
   
Grid Reference: SE037991
   
Co-ordinates: 54.388, -1.942
     
Reeth 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 England.

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.


REETH TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE TELEPHONE: 01748 884059

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.

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