Austwick
austr (Old Norse) East.
wīc (Old English) A dwelling; a building or collection of buildings for special purposes; a farm, a dairy farm; a trading or industrial settlement; or (in the plural) a hamlet, village.
Ref: Key to English Place-names - University of Nottingham

Austwick is a village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
It is located 5 miles north-west of Settle and has a population of approximately 480.

The hamlets of Wharfe and Feizor lie within Austwick parish

The village has a first-class Country House Hotel (The Traddock), Village Inn, Post Office, Shop and Parish Church.

There are 48 listed buildings in the parish with some of them dating back to the 17th Century.

The Austwick Cuckoo Festival and Street Market is held each year on Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

Austwick is a good starting point for walks to explore the Norber Erratics, Crummackdale, Oxenber and Wharfe Woods, The Three Peaks (Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside)

 

More information

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austwick >>

www.austwick.org >>

www.austwickparishcouncil.org.uk >>

 

The road between Austwick & Settle
Video taken by Heather Murray

 

In and Around Austwick

The Dalesbridge - Camping, Bunkhouses, B&B, Self Catering
The Dalesbridge offers a variety of excellent group and individual accommodation, including a Campsite, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering and Bunkhouses. Everyone Welcome: Parties, Functions, Reunions, ...
The Traddock - Country House Hotel
The Traddock is renowned for its charm and friendliness and is dedicated to offering our hotel guests the best North Yorkshire Dales have to offer. Top quality produce and cooking, warm welcoming hospitality ...
The Traddock - 2 AA Rosette Restaurant
Open-minded as to what makes a fine meal, The Traddock’s 2 AA Rosette chefs pride themselves on delivering top quality restaurant menus using the finest Yorkshire ...
 
Elaine's Tea Rooms
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal followed by a choice of scrumptious homemade puddings or cakes in a beautiful countryside location on the Pennine Bridleway ...
The Courtyard Dairy - Café
The Café at The Courtyard Dairy is serious about cheese, with its cheese-maturing room and dining tables made from cheese-maturing boards.  With first-class food ranging from  ....
The Courtyard Dairy
The Courtyard Dairy is a unique, specialist cheese-shop and cheese-maturer, that prides itself on championing and supporting traditional farmhouse cheese.  And has been   ...         
Austwick Cuckoo Festival & Street Market
Spring Bank Holiday Monday
Lined up for the Street Market this year is the ever-popular Austwick Amble Fell Race, Music and Entertainment, Market Stalls, Coconut Shy, Bouncy Castle ...
Norber Erratics
The Norber Erratics, over 100 in total,  are perhaps the finest example of erratics in Britain and can be found on the southern slopes of Ingleborough, close to the village of Austwick. 
Oxenber and Wharfe Woods
Oxenber & Wharfe Woods is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) renowned for its profusion of wildflowers (particularly bluebells), limestone pavements and ...
Settle Falconry - Birds of Prey Experience
Join us for a Birds of Prey Experience at Feizor. Walk with us along limestone bridle paths and through woodland and experience the birds at their best ....

 

The Courtyard Dairy - Cheese Master Classes and Tastings
These events encompass different formats, from talks with the cheese makers (such as Sam Holden of Hafod Cheddar and Graham Kirkham of Kirkham’s Lancashire) to presentations on specific cheeses, the history of British cheese, cheese and wine matching, and making cheese.
The Courtyard Dairy - Cheese-Making Courses
These practical hands-on cheese-making courses are held at The Courtyard Dairy and led by industry experts. You’ll receive all the information you need to get you ready to make cheese at home or on a small scale.
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