A Great Place to Enjoy Your Hobbies and Pastimes


Park life – the peace and tranquility of life at Swaleview Park is what makes it so special. A place to escape from the stress of life, to relax and unwind and enjoy your leisure time. From young families to couples enjoying retirement, life at Swaleview Park appeals to everyone who wants to get away from it all yet have great amenities and attractions close by.

Swaleview Park is the ideal place to enjoy the outdoors and an ideal place for cycling, walking, fishing or just enjoying everything Swaledale National Park has to offer.  On the banks of the River Swale, on the route of the Coast to Coast long distance walk, close to the route of the Tour De France and near to historic castles and ancient monuments and being at the head of Swaledale National Park, Swaleview Park has it all!

Fishing – The River Swale is a great place for fishing.Enjoy a relaxing day on the banks of the River Swale surrounded by beautiful scenery.Find out more about fishing on the River Swale here.A rod licence and permit is required,contact Richmond Angling Society for more details.

Cycling – Close to the route of the Tour De France, road cyclists and mountain bikers of all ages and abilities will be impressed with the amazing variety of routes on quiet roads.  Find out more about cycling in Swaledale here

Walking – Swaledale is a haven for walkers, from casual riverside strolls to more serious hill walking.  On the route of the Coast to Coast, and near to the Pennine Way,  Swaleview Park is the ideal base to explore on foot.  Find out more about walking in Swaledale here.

What’s On and When

Here’s some of the events and activities around Swaleview Park we think you’d like as well as places to visit and eat out.  If you have any recommendations to make to other members, just email us and we’ll include it here.

Middleton Lodge – a newly refurbished hotel and restaurant at Middleton Tyas – ideal for Sunday Lunch or a special occasion. www.middletonlodge.co.uk

The Swaledale Museum – open from the end of May.  The museum houses a unique collection of the history of Swaledale from pre-historic days to the present.  www.swaledalemuseum.org

Richmond Station – The converted railway station in Richmond that is now a cinema, restaurant, arts and retail complex with something for everyone.  Next door to Richmond Swimming Pool. www.richmondstation.com

The Garden Rooms at Tennants is open seven days a week and has free to enter exhibitions and displays including rare and beautiful objects coming up for auction at Tennants, the adjacent salerooms.  There is an on site restaurant and cafe and free parking www.tennantsgardenrooms.com

You can find out more about what’s on in the area on these websites:

www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk – the local weekly newspaper for Swaledale

Richmond.org – events in and around Richmond

2 Dales – the website for Reeth and Swaledale with lots of links to other events and attractions

North Yorkshire Shows – a complete guide to festivals, fetes and fairs taking place in North Yorkshire this summer.

Please check before you travel as we only include this information as a general guide.