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Bainbridge: A Charming Village with Something for Everyone

Bainbridge is a picturesque Wensleydale village in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by stunning scenery and offering a wide range of facilities and attractions to appeal to tourists of all ages. It is a charming village with something to offer everyone. With its excellent facilities, family-friendly attractions, and delicious food and drink, Bainbridge is the perfect place to book a holiday cottage and enjoy a relaxing break in the Yorkshire Dales

A row of three stone-built cottages with walled gardens.

Bill's Place is a beautifully appointed two-bedroom Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage in the village of Bainbridge near Hawes. This 2-bedroom country cottage is filled with original features and can sleep up to three guests.

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The village has a number of essential facilities, including a well-stocked village shop, a post office, a pharmacy, and a health centre. There is also a petrol station and a car park.

Family Attractions

Bainbridge is a great place to visit with children, with a number of family-friendly attractions nearby. These include:

  • Bainbridge Ings: A beautiful riverside meadow with a children's play area, picnic tables, and a variety of wildlife.
  • Bainbridge Community Garden: A community garden with a variety of flowers, fruit trees, and vegetables. Children can help themselves to fresh produce and enjoy the play area.
  • Bainbridge Heritage Centre: A small museum that tells the story of Bainbridge's history. There are interactive exhibits and a children's trail.
  • Wensleydale Railway: A heritage railway that runs from Leeming Bar to Redmire, with a stop at Bainbridge Station. This is a great way to see the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside.

Pubs, Cafes, and Tea Rooms

Bainbridge has a number of excellent pubs, cafes, and tea rooms, offering a variety of food and drink options to suit all tastes. Some of the most popular include:

  • The Three Horseshoes: A traditional pub with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The pub serves a variety of food and drink, including local ales and ciders.
  • The White Bear: A family-friendly pub with a large garden. The pub serves a variety of food, including classic pub dishes and a children's menu.
  • The Old Post Office: A cafe and tea room serving a variety of light meals, cakes, and pastries. There is also a children's menu.
  • The Bakewell at Askrigg: A cafe and tea room serving a variety of homemade cakes, pastries, and sandwiches. There is also a children's menu.


Bainbridge has a number of amenities that will appeal to tourists, including:

  • Footpaths and bridleways: The village is surrounded by a network of footpaths and bridleways, offering visitors the chance to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside.
  • Public transport: Bainbridge is served by a regular bus service to Leyburn and Hawes.
  • Tourist information: There is a tourist information centre in Leyburn, which is just a short drive from Bainbridge.