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2 Yorkshire Dales (see Waterfalls also)

Richard Laidler | Thwaite, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Thwaite, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

The village of Thwaite, Swaledale, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, taken on a fine autumn afternoon The Pennine Way long distance footpath passes through the village.
Richard Laidler | Down into Swaledale on the Buttertubs Pass

Down into Swaledale on the Buttertubs Pass

The view into Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, from the Muker parish boundary close to the summit of the Buttertubs Pass which connects Swaledale with Wensleydale.
Richard Laidler | Low Row and Calver Hill, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Panorama

Low Row and Calver Hill, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Panorama

A panoramic autumnal view down Swaledale, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, taken from the wonderfully named hamlet of Crackpot. The settlement of Low Row can be seen across the valley below Calver Hill.
Richard Laidler | Langstrothdale, Yorkshire Dales

Langstrothdale, Yorkshire Dales

An autumnal view of the upper reaches of the River Wharfe tumbling over cascades as it flows down through Langstrothdale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Richard Laidler | Gunnerside, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Gunnerside, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

An autumnal view of the village of Gunnerside, Swaledale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, taken from across the valley at Spring End. Gunnerside was the centre of Swaledale's 19th century lead mining industry, evidence of which still remains in the narrow valley of Gunnerside Gill. The Coast to Coast long distance footpath passes through the village following the river Swale
Richard Laidler | Muker, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Muker, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

The picturesque village of Muker, in Upper Swaledale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Coast to Coast long distance footpath passes to the north of the village
Richard Laidler | A Tranquil Pool on Thwaite Beck

A Tranquil Pool on Thwaite Beck

A tranquil pool and cascade with autumn colours and reflections in the stream. Taken on Thwaite Beck, Swaledale, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Richard Laidler | The River Swale towards Keld, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Panorama

The River Swale towards Keld, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Panorama

A panoramic view of the River Swale looking upstream towards Keld on the Coast to Coast long distance footpath, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales
Richard Laidler | The Pennine Way to Great Shunner Fell, Yorkshire Dales

The Pennine Way to Great Shunner Fell, Yorkshire Dales

The Pennine Way long distance footpath towards Great Shunner Fell, from the village of Thwaite, Swaledale in brilliant autumn sunshine
Richard Laidler | The River Swale at Park House, Keld, Yorkshire Dales

The River Swale at Park House, Keld, Yorkshire Dales

The river Swale at Park House, near Keld, Upper Swaledale, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Richard Laidler | Going for Afternoon Tea at The Kearton, Thwaite, Swaledale

Going for Afternoon Tea at The Kearton, Thwaite, Swaledale

A farmer on a quad bike escorts a flock of Swaledale sheep through the village of Thwaite, Swaledale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, past the Kearton Tearooms
Richard Laidler | The Pennine Way down from Great Shunner Fell, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

The Pennine Way down from Great Shunner Fell, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

The Pennine Way long distance footpath crosses from Hardraw in Wensleydale over Great Shunner Fell (the domed hill in the far distance) into Swaledale. At 716m or 2349ft, this is the third highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales. Here, the track emerges onto the road leading down into Thwaite in Swaledale.
Richard Laidler | Swaledales in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Swaledales in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

A group of Swaledale sheep eye up the photographer. Taken from Amgram in Upper Swaledale with Kisdon Hill in the background.
Richard Laidler | Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Autumn Panorama, Towards Low Row from Crackpot

Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales Autumn Panorama, Towards Low Row from Crackpot

A panoramic autumnal view looking down Swaledale towards Low Row, taken from the wonderfully named hamlet of Crackpot.
Richard Laidler | Autumn in Upper Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Autumn in Upper Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Autumn colours, strong sunshine and shadows on the landscape in this view upstream towards Beldi Hill. Taken from the Coast to Coast long distance footpath near Swinner Gill between Keld and Muker. Spoil heaps from the disused Beldi Hill lead mine can be seen on the hillside in the distance.
Richard Laidler | Autumn at Keld, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Autumn at Keld, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

The remote hamlet of Keld, Upper Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with vivid autumn colours in strong sunshine.
Richard Laidler | Autumn at Gunnerside, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Autumn at Gunnerside, Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales

Sunshine, shadows and vivid autumn colours in this view across Swaledale to Gunnerside, taken from Spring End. Gunnerside was the centre of Swaledale's lead mining activities, many remnants of which can be found in the steep valley known as Gunnerside Gill behind the village.