Masham is famous for it’s two popular Yorkshire breweries, and its position between Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales make it an excellent place to visit and provides the perfect base for a longer visit to the area.
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Located in the breathtakingly beautiful region of Lower Wensleydale, Masham (pronounced ‘Massam’) is famous for its family-run breweries, steam engines and annual sheep fair. A thriving community of artists, authors and craftsmen highlights the town’s creative side and established links to JW Turner and Lewis Carroll.
Accommodation in Masham
There are a good range of options in Masham, from hotel and bed & breakfast choices, through to self catering holiday cottages dotted in and around the market town. Also see hotels available in Masham.
Attractions in Masham
There’s lots to do in Masham, and, on all but the very busiest days, you’ll find an uncommon treat of plenty of parking spaces in the huge marketplace.
Masham Tourist Information CentreMashamshire Community Office, 7 Little Market Place, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4DY
For children, there’s an impressive play area to work off some extra energy before the family snuggles down in one of Masham’s many cosy bars and restaurants for something to eat and a glass of locally brewed Theakston’s or Black Sheep ale for mum or dad.
Masham on the map
Where next after Masham?
Ripon and Bedale are just down the road from Masham and well worth a visit.