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Wensleydale ewes in full fleece. Wensleydale sheep are a large, rare, long wooled breed of sheep originating in North Yorkshire, England. They are quite beautiful and generally very friendly. Their fiber produces lovely yarn perfect for many projects.

Middleham (Home to King Richard III) - Middleham Castle in Wensleydale, in the county of North Yorkshire, England, was built by Robert Fitzrandolph, 3rd Lord of Middleham and Spennithorne, commencing in 1190. It was built near the site of an earlier motte and bailey castle.

Aysgarth Falls are a triple flight of waterfalls, surrounded by forest and farmland, carved out by the River Ure over an almost a one-mile stretch on its descent to mid-Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales of England, near the village of Aysgarth. The falls are quite spectacular during wet weather, as thousands of gallons of water cascade over the series of broad limestone steps.