Snow drifts settle against the stone walls.
A visit to Swaledale in winter can bring opportunities galore for sledging, ski-ing, building snowmen, snowball fights.
And for the less adventurous the snow covered hills are breathtaking. A holiday in Swaledale at any time of year is a memorable experience however Swaledale tends to be less busy in winter and this has its advantages. Grab a table by the fire in one of our local pubs and live life like the locals. The Farmers Arms in Muker is a favourite with visitors and residents alike. http://www.farmersarmsmuker.co.uk/
Other popular drinking and eating places are The Punchbowl in Low Row and the Kings Head in Gunnerside http://www.kingsheadgunnerside.com/ http://punchbowl-swaledale.co.uk/