Welcome to West Witton, and to the online home of our Parish Council.
Here's where you'll find all sorts of useful information about our wonderful village and surrounding area.
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T.
It was with great sadness that the Parish Council learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of all in West Witton and Swinithwaite we extend heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family.
West Witton is in the heart of Wensleydale, 4 miles west of the historic market town of Leyburn on the A684.
There's a fine CAMRA award-winning public house, one of the best seafood restaurants in the UK and numerous well established B & B and self-catering establishments.
If you're planning a visit to the Yorkshire Dales, we think West Witton could be the perfect place to stay. it's the perfect base to explore this outstanding area of natural beauty.
The West Witton parish also encompasses the small village of Swinithwaite, home to Swinithwaite Hall and Estate, Berry's Farm shop and cafe, and to The Temple Folly, which is now a self-catering retreat. There's woodland, fell, riverside and meadow walks to explore, scenic views of Wensleydale, nearby market towns and plenty for all ages to enjoy.
From West Witton you have access to Hawes and the Wensleydale Creamery, Aysgarth Falls, the horse racing fraternity of Middleham along with Middleham Castle, Bolton Castle, Northallerton 20 miles to the east, and the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales within easy reach.