Fishing | Walking
& touring The Yorkshire Dales | Local
village is one of the Yorkshire Dales prettiest villages situated by the
river wharfe famous for its beautiful views and scenery and its
On a walk around the village the old chapel, church and village school
are of particular architectural and historic interest.
A short walk up the river bank towards Hebden, trout, grayling, mallard
ducks, moorhens, kingfishers and lots of other wildlife can be spotted.
Just up from the vicarage, Parsons Well can be seen bubbling up in the
river and further up the river bank Loup Scar Gorge - a stunning
limestone feature of the Yorkshire Dales.
A one or two mile round walk up the river can be made from the village
but donít forget to count the steps!
Many pretty rural scenes can be seen around the village, from lambs being
born and jumping around in the spring to the many traditional farming
practices taking place like dry stone walling and haymaking. Fish can be seen
rising from the river to take the fly, and owls and other birds of prey
can be spotted hunting.
In August every year the tradional
Village feast and
sports takes place including the fell race. A good walk up to the fell
will provide you with stunning views of Burnsall and the Dales.
After all the excursions, the village green is an ideal place to relax by