Middleham has three great features,
its connection with King Richard the Third, its magnificent Castle
and its horse-racing industry.
The business of training
racehorses has gone on in Middleham for over 200 years now and
been produced at every event in the British racing calendar
including the Derby and Grand National.
There are some fourteen trainers today in the Middleham area for
both Flat and National Hunt and
strings of racehorses can be seen passing through the town in the
early morning on their
way to the grass and all-weather gallops on the High and Low Moors
above Middleham ……
Situated in lovely Wensleydale Middleham is steeped
in history, its magnificent
castle ruins tower over
of old grey stone cottages, fine old Georgian and Victorian houses
and has two cobbled market squares..
Middleham is an
excellent base for reaching the variety of interesting places on
offer in the vicinity all year round.
For the walker, cyclist or bird watcher, we are surrounded by the
most stunning countryside,
with moors, dales and rivers and an abundance of fauna and flora....
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There are great race courses within a reasonable driving
distance of Middleham
so you could
include an afternoons racing in your free time..
York, Thirsk, Ripon, Catterick, Redcar, Beverley, Doncaster,
Sedgefield and Wetherby