This is the premier village in
Upper Wharfedale and one of the National Park’s
Although it was once a key centre for lead mining it has retained a bucolic charm and boasts a medieval bridge spanning the river and a cobbled market square.
Grassington Moor possesses
fascinating reminders of the lead mining industry
while Lea Green has prehistoric and medieval field
systems as well as other features.
The village is also home to the Upper Wharfedale Folk Museum.