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Muker

Muker often features in photos and paintings, being one of the loveliest villages in Swaledale. The former school is now a gallery and craft shop, next to Swaledale Woollens, which sells knitwear knitted locally from Swaledale sheep wool and has a plaque commemorating one of three visits made to Muker by Prince Charles. Opposite the Farmer’s Arms pub is one of four listed buildings, a telephone box designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, first built in 1580, may originally have had a thatched roof and at one time had a gallery running the full length of the church, and is listed, along with the old font opposite its front door. Until this church was built, corpses in upper Swaledale had to be carried miles downdale to St Andrews at Grinton along the "Corpse Way". Various "corpse" stones still exist, where the men carrying the body would rest, one of the easiest to find being at Ivelet Bridge, between Gunnerside and Muker.

The last listed building in the village is the pretty Victorian Literary Institute with railings which was built in 1867 and at the time contained 600 books. It is now the home of Muker Silver Band, who rehearse there twice a week.

The Old School Gallery, Craft Shop and Cafe

The Old School Gallery, Craft Shop and Cafe

The Old School Gallery showcases local and regional artwork and crafts including original paintings and prints, landscape photography, bronzes, metalwork, ceramics and fused glass. The leading Arts and Crafts retailer in the Yorkshire Dales complemented by a unique collection of hand made local crafts.
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Low Rigg

Low Rigg

Low Rigg is a roomy cottage in the sought-after village of Muker, in upper Swaledale, sleeping 6 in three bedrooms, dog-friendly, free wifi and huge garden with great views.
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The Rash

The Rash

The Rash is a stunning detached house close to the picturesque village of Muker, sleeping up to 9 people in five bedrooms, with three shower and bathrooms, large galleried dining room, two multi-fuel stoves and parking for four cars.
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Swaledale Woollens

Swaledale Woollens

Swaledale Woollens was founded in Muker, North Yorkshire over 30 years ago by villagers reviving the old cottage industry of knitting. Swaledale Woollens is now owned and run by Kathleen Hird who carries on using local Swaledale and Wensleydale wool for the knitwear.
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East Calvert House

East Calvert House

East Calvert House is a gorgeous family cottage with fantastic south-facing views of Swaledale, sleeping 6 in three bedrooms, dog-friendly, free wifi and parking for one car.
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Bridge House B&B - 01748 886461

Bed and Breakfast

Chapel House B&B - 01748 886822

Bed and Breakfast

Clare Ackroyd - Canine Psychologist - 01748 886259

Dog Psychologist

Muker Show - 01748 886564

Event

Muker Village Tea Shop and B&B - 01748 886409

Village Shop and Bed and Breakfast

Scarr House Boarding Kennels - 01748 886295

Kennels

The Farmers Arms - 01748 886297

Pub