Local history

For an overview of Swaledale history, see http://www.outofoblivion.org.uk/swaledale.asp#history 

This site is a surprise and a treasure. It says of itself…

This site is based on the Historic Environment Record (HER) maintained by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of the Yorkshire Dales and to help you understand more about the unique cultural landscape of the area created through the interactions of people and nature over thousands of years.

It includes information on archaeology, more recent history, important buildings, suggestion for activities including walks, and suggestions for activities for children in the Kid’s Zone