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Reeth is a village in the Yorkshire Dales within the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England and principal settlement of Swaledale. It is situated at the meeting point of the two most northerly of the Yorkshire Dales: Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.

In Saxon times, Reeth was only a settlement on the forest edge, but by the time of the Norman Conquest it had grown sufficiently in importance to be noted in the Domesday Book.

Later it became a centre for hand-knitting and the local lead industry was controlled from here, but it was always a market centre for the local farming community. Its 18th-century houses and hotels are clustered around a triangular green. The village has three pubs all situated on the green. They are the Black Bull, the King's Arms and the Buck Hotel. The village is overlooked by the fells of Fremington Edge and Calver Hill. The village also offers several B & Bs and tea rooms as well as a hotel, the Burgoyne, that overlooks the village green.

The village, known as the capital of Swaledale, is the starting point for several of the North Yorkshire Dales' best known walks. Most notable is Fremington Edge, a walk that, after a steady climb, provides good views of Swaledale.

In May and June every year, Reeth becomes the hub of the Swaledale Festival, a two-week celebration of small-scale music and guided walks. Additionally on the final Wednesday of August, the Reeth Show, an agricultural event, is...
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