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The Village of GRINTON, Swaledale

 

The bridge over the River Swale in Grinton and the appropriately named Bridge Inn beside it.

 

The Bridge Inn in the evening, on the banks of the River Swale, a good place to eat after a good days walking in Swaledale.

 

There is a good Youth Hostel (YHA) in Grinton, called Grinton Lodge

 

 

The magnificent St Andrew's Church, Grinton, known as the 'Cathedral of the Dales'.

 

The interior and exterior of Grinton church.

 

Surviving fragments of medieval stained glass in St Andrew's Church, Grinton.

 

 

Contrasting late Victorian stained glass in Grinton church.

 

 An old Norman window betraying the church's medieval origins.

 

The east end and chancel of Grinton's St Andrew's Church.

 

A splendid old house on the right of the church.

 


MARRICK PRIORY

Marrick Priory, now an outdoors activity centre.

 

The tracery of one of the remaining medieval windows of Marrick Priory.

 

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Grinton Village, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Swaledale, North Yorkshire: Grinton is a small village in lower Swaledale which is the most northerly main dale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Grinton Youth Hostel (YHA) is above the centre of the village and an excellent base to explore Swaledale. Down in the village the medieval Mother Church of St Andrew is well worth a visit ('The Cathedral of the Dale'). The name Grinton means 'green pasture' as is evident either side of the lovely River Swale.

The Bridge Inn in Grinton serves good food and beer and is across the road from a fine old house and the medieval church, which unlike the pub doesn't have a sheep on the roof!
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