Ancient Yorkshire market town Bedale in North Yorkshire sits midway between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, easily accessible just west of the A1. Perfect for walking holidays in North Yorkshire, Bedale accommodation includes stunning Bedale country cottages, farmhouse B&Bs and an outstanding choice of Real ale Bedale Inns, some of which offer B&B accommodation.
Things to do in Bedale include great local walks through pretty woodland and along historic canals. Renowned as a top place for Yorkshire markets, Bedale local produce markets are weekly and shopping in Bedale is a feast for the specialist shopper featuring specialist Yorkshire food shops, antique shops, second hand book shops and more. Bedale has its own tourist information centre and an informative local museum. Local breweries including Theakstons and Black Sheep are within easy reach as is beautiful Jervaulx Abbey.
Picture-postcard historic market town Bedale in North Yorkshire makes an ideal base for touring North Yorkshire, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. The town nestles mid-way between the Yorkshire Moors and Dales. Boasting its own tourist information centre plus local premier Bedale golf course, attractions and things to do in Bedale include delightful local woodland walks and heritage trails taking in beautiful historic buildings like the Palladian Bedale Hall. Most popular walks in Bedale include the Bedale Beckside Footpath. The town has a local heritage canal and shopping in Bedale is superb for Yorkshire local produce, antiques and specialist foods such as Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese. Bedale market takes place weekly on Tuesday and is a rich source of Yorkshire local produce.
Pick up a leaflet for the Bedale Heritage Trail at Bedale Tourist Information Centre within Bedale Hall. Places to visit in Bedale and the surrounding North York Moors and countryside include top Yorkshire breweries like the Black Sheep Brewery and Theakstons Brewery. Discover the history of Bedale in the informative and free entry Bedale Museum also within Bedale Hall. Spectacular Yorkshire abbeys like Jervaulx Abbey are within easy reach of Bedale as are fantastic fun family steam railways like the Wensleydale Railway. Places to eat and drink in Bedale include a great choice of heritage Bedale real ale inns. Bedale cafes, fish & chip takeaways and tearooms are all plentiful around the market town centre.
Places to stay in Bedale are extensive and feature an outstanding choice of luxury Yorkshire accommodation. Choose from beautiful Bedale heritage inns serving fine Yorkshire real ales or opt for delightful holiday cottages in Bedale ideal as Yorkshire walking holiday bases offering easy access into the North York Moors and the Yorkshires Dales. B&B guest houses in Bedale include wonderful Bedale farmhouse B&Bs serving hearty Yorkshire breakfasts to set you up for you days walking.
An accessible North Yorkshire walking holiday base, Bedale is easily reached by car just one mile west of the A1 motorway, off at the Leeming Bar A684 junction. Once on the A684 follow signs to Bedale and Leyburn. Bedale market town centre conveniently offers ample free parking (2 hours free parking/disc display need available from the tourist information centre).
Buses from Bedale run regularly to top walking hotspots in the Yorkshire Dales including Hawes, Leyburn and Masham. The nearest station to Bedale is Northallerton station on the fast East Coast Mainline situated just 7 miles from Bedale.