Austwick is a lovely 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)

Follow the links below for more information about the village of Austwick: >> >> >>

A brief history of Austwick >>

Geology of the Austwick area >> >>

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The road between Austwick & Settle
Video taken by Heather Murray

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