GARGRAVE is a village in the Yorkshire Dales, a thriving local community with ancient Roman sites, historic listed buildings, restaurants, bed and breakfast accommodation, hotel, camping and caravan sites.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside Gargrave’s railway station has train services connecting eastwards to Skipton, westwards towards Lancaster and northwards to the iconic Settle to Carlisle railway line.

Within the village there is a supermarket, church, tea shops, award winning restaurant, three pubs, doctor and dentist’s surgeries, primary school, children’s playground and well-patronised village hall with many community events. There are also sporting facilities including a cricket club, football club, tennis club and croquet. Alongside three charming village greens, the River Aire meanders through the village, as does the Leeds-Liverpool Canal with its colourful barges and pretty towpath walks.

Gargrave’s River Aire Roman ford