Tourist Information in Yorkshire Dales
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Wensley Town Information




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Once the main settlement in Wensleydale, this sleepy village of greying stone, lying a short distance from Hawes, was the first place in the area to be granted a charter in 1202.




It appears to have flourished until it was hit by the plague 350 years later.
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Wensley Church Photo © Edward Nicholl
Wensley Church - Photo: Edward Nicholl CCL

Bolton Hall near Wensley Photo © Edward Nicholl
Bolton Hall near Wensley -
Photo: Edward Nicholl CCL

blank image The delightful Church of Holy Trinity dates back, in part, to the 13th century and contains a memorial to the wealthy Scrope family who built nearby Bolton Hall in 1678.