Middleham, North Yorkshire – Open at all times. Free entry

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There is parking available on the streets and in Market Place. Middleham is generally wheelchair accessible, however it is advisable to check with individual venues prior to your visit. There are public toilets available in Market Place.

Brief Description:

Middleham is a small market town in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire and close to the River Ure. It sits in Lower Wensleydale. It is mentioned in the Domesday book as Medelai which means Middle ham. There have been settlements here since the Roman era. A point of interest is Middleham Castle which was built in the 12th Century and has the largest castle keep in the north of England. Middleham is home to several racehorse trainers.

Further Information


3 Market Place, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4PD




No phone number available.



Opening Hours:

Open at all times.


Travelling from Darlington via A1(M) (27.2 miles). Take A66(M) for 2 miles, and A1(M) Southbound for 8.5 miles. Then take Catterick Lane and A684 to A6108 in Middleham.

From Harrogate (30.1 miles). Follow A61 Northbound to A6108 in Middleham.

OS SE127877


The closest railway station is Northallerton approximately 19 miles away. Buses operate to the local area. For more travel information go to http://www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.


There are public houses, restaurants, hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, and a convenience store in the local area. Nearby Darlington and Harrogate have a wealth of attractions including museums, churches, hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, bars and restaurants, with grocery stores and shopping centres.

Travel Information

For further travel information please see: www.traveline.info

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
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