No matter how well you think you know a place, there are always new aspects to discover.
Download and use this free treasure map to discover more of Hawes.
Like all the best treasure maps, this one may hold a few mysteries. It’s not drawn to scale and some of the features might not be exactly where you’d expect. Look carefully to find everything!
The information staff at the Dales Countryside Museum offer help and information for visitors. Please support friendly local businesses, cafes, pubs and shops. Many will be able to suggest where to find these treasures.
Here's a list of some of Hawes treasures for you to discover:
- Wensleydale Creamery to see where the famous cheese is made
- Elijah Allen & Sons – the fine food grocer and delicatessen where you can buy Hawes’ other cheese – award-winning Ribblesdale Cheese and other foodie treats
- Dales Countryside Museum to discover the story of the Yorkshire Dales
- Food, clothes, antique shops and galleries including Stacey Moore Art, the Old Grammar School Gallery, the Mulberry Bush, Sturmans Antiques and Cellar Antiques
- Cafes and pubs around the Market Place
- How the twist gets into the rope at Outhwaites Ropemakers
- Hawes Auction Mart – can you understand what’s going on?
- The Firebox Café – family bike-hire available
- Sculpture of a shepherd, his sheepdog and sheep made by Glen Lincoln at the entrance to Hawes at Town Foot
- Hawes Bridge and Gayle Beck
- Venture over the stunning Buttertubs Pass towards Swaledale and visit Thwaite, Keld, Muker and Reeth
- Follow the Red Squirrel Trail at Snaizeholme and then travel on towards Sedbergh and the Howgills
Remember to download the Hawes Treasure Map here.