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Thornton Steward is a small village in Lower Wensleydale, set on the north bank of the river Ure, approximately 5 miles east of Leyburn and 6 miles west of Bedale and the A1. It lies just to the east of The Yorkshire Dales National Park and was designated a Conservation Area in 1995.
Middleham, famous for its racing stables, is just 4 miles away and Masham, home of Black Sheep and Theakstons beer is 6 miles to the south east. The beautiful ruins of Jervaulx Abbey lie just across the river to the south.