Sheepdog Demonstrations

Yorkshire Dales National Park

On Thursdays from May to October, a local farmer gives demonstrations of working sheepdogs, held in a field 800m north of Hawes on the minor road towards Hardraw.

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2. Wensleydale Creamery

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3. Hardraw Force

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4. Forbidden Corner

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5. Malham Tarn

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6. Malham Cove

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7. Jervaulx Abbey

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8. Richmond Castle

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