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The Town

Hawes is a small traditional market town with four distinct sections all within a short walk.

Town Head

At the top of the market place is world famous Wensleydale Creamery and Gayle Mill, the 19th Century saw mill with water powered turbines.  The local primary and childcare centre and garage are also located here.


Market Place

Located between the Town Head and The Cobbles, the Market place includes Main Street and courtyard, The Neukin   Here you will find a concentration of independent retailers, public houses, tearooms, restaurants, The Market Hall and the Community Office.


The Cobbles

This narrow, winding cobbled street is home to independent retailers, public houses, the church and accommodation providers.


Town Foot

Along Burtersett Road you will pass Hawes Auction Mart leading to the foot of the town which houses two of the local attractions: The Ropemakers and The Dales Countryside Museum and Yorkshire Dales National Park Visitors Centre and children’s play park.


Business Park

The Upper Wensleydale Business Park and Brunt Acres Industrial Estate are home to local service businesses, fire station and training facilities.


Hawes map

Download a map of Hawes as a PDF.

Download the Live Shop Hawes Brochure


(The Live Shop Hawes brochure is currently being updated for 2015, we will upload the new version once it is complete.  Please note that some of the information in the current brochure may now be incorrect)