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Nestled between two rivers, the magnificent castle of Middleham has the largest castle keep in the North of England and a royal heritage that once earned it the title of the ‘Windsor of the North’. Explore the town’s charming cobbled market squares, Georgian and Victorian tearooms and galleries, and rich horse racing heritage.
See our dedicated page for hotels in Middleham.
Watch out for the Good Friday Open Stables where people flock from all over to see horseracing superstars up close – including meeting trainers and seeing inside the stables of famous horses.
A short drive up the road, and you are in Leyburn, and you’re already in Wensleydale, so be sure to check out the rest of the amazing sights and sounds.