Kilnsey

Kilnsey is a small village in Wharfedale, close to the villages of Grassington, Arncliffe and Kettlewell.

The most notable feature of Kilnsey is Kilnsey Crag, a large overhanging limestone cliff adjacent to the main road up the valley. Kilnsey Crag is a noted landkark of Wharfedale, being 170 feet high and its summit having an overhang of 40 feet.

The Tennants Arms which was built in the 17th century as a coaching inn for travellers passing through Wharfedale, serves as pub, restaurant and hotel.

The village is the venue for the annual Kilnsey Show, one of the finest agricultural shows in the country. The Kilnsey Show is held every year on the Tuesday after August Bank Holiday, and the attractions include dry stone walling, produce, handicrafts, horticulture, equestrian events, fell races and harness racing.

Kilnsey Park is a working trout farm that provides many family-orientated attractions, with nature trails, fly fishing lakes, a restaurant and coffee shop, farm shop and delicatessen.

OS grid reference SD 975 675

Useful and informative links

Kilnsey photographs from Geograph
Wikipedia article on Kilnsey




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