THE LOCATION

MIDDLEHAM

Situated in Wensleydale, nestling on the hillside between the River Cover and the River Ure, just 2 miles from the busy little market town of Leyburn, is Middleham. Magnificent castle ruins tower over clusters of old, grey stone cottages, fine Georgian and Victorian houses and two cobbled market squares. Middleham is noted for three outstanding features: King Richard III; Middleham Castle (King Richard`s childhood home) with the largest keep in the North of England; Horse-racing.

 

Here are a few of the things you can discover in the area: