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, proud to be shortlisted by The Dalesman magazine for the title of Yorkshire Village of the Year 2019.


Click here to take part in the council survey regarding the use of the Village Hall




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.

autumn west witton morning, by roddy mackay, the old vicarage b&b

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.

You can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome whenever you visit. We kindly request visitors use the car parking layby located at the outskirts of the village heading towards Leyburn, to help avoid traffic congestion through the village. Thank you.

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