Yorkshire Dales Shopping

A delightful 'warren' of retro to rustic gifts, toys & tableware - The Rustic Rabbit, Grassington

A delightful ‘warren’ of retro to rustic gifts, toys & tableware – The Rustic Rabbit, Grassington

If you’re a fan of craft shopping, award-winning farm shops and farmers’ markets, the Yorkshire Dales is where to head. Wonderful craft centres, independent art galleries, quirky book shops and specialist food emporiums are all on offer in Yorkshire Dales market towns like Grassington, Leyburn, Hawes and Skipton. Everything from handcrafted jewellery shops, to antiques shops, wine shops, mountain bike/ bike hire shops and chocolate shops are here in the Yorkshire Dales.

Serendipity Interiors, Leyburn

Serendipity Interiors, Leyburn

For unique locally made crafts, gifts and clothing visit a choice of beautifully converted old mill craft centres in the region including book town Sedbergh’s celebrated Farfield Mill. Little craft centres, independent outdoor shops, and specialist food shops are across the Yorkshire Dales market towns, villages and hamlets from Ingleton to Reeth. Discover beautiful craft villages in the Yorkshire Dales like Dent with its own brewery, craft centre, art studios, cafes, tea rooms and inns.

Award-winning Yorkshire Dales farm shops, food festivals and farmers’ markets are top spots for the region’s delicacies and range of organic and local produce, from cheeses and meats to real ales and preserves. Seek out Kilnsey Farm Shop at Kilnsey Park near Skipton, which also plays host to the annual Kilnsey Show and browse best monthly farmers’ markets in Skipton, Grassington and, on the outskirts of the park, farmers’ markets in Richmond and Leyburn. Come and experience one of England’s richest craft and special food shopping regions for yourself. Book a Yorkshire Dales holiday today!

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.