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Bilsdale is located in North Yorkshire inside the North York Moors National Park. It lies between Clay Bank view point to the North and Newgate Bank to the South. The landscape is made up of farmland dotted with pretty dry stone walls, open moorland, native woodlands and conifer plantations.

Bilsdale is a stunningly natural area of grassland, farms and conifer woods set amidst a patchwork of dry stone walls. 

At the Northern end of the Dale is St Hilda’s Church, a beautiful Christian church and close by the village of Chop Gate which has a chapel, school, village hall, cricket pitch and not forgetting the traditional village pub The Buck Inn. St John’s church is located further south as is the River Seph which meanders through the Dale. Also in the south of the Dale there is a 16th century cruck house which has now been turned into a museum open to visitors, and another popular pub called the Sun Inn.

At Laskill there are a group of houses from which a road leads to Hawnby, then passes through some beautiful rugged moorland and onto Osmotherley. If you continue on out of Bilsdale you will pass the beautiful ruines of Rievaulx Abbey and continue on into the market town of Helmsley. The Buck Inn at Chop Gate and the Hawnby Hotel at Hawnby both serve hot and cold meals. Lord Stones Café situated on the top of Carlton Bank is another local restaurant.

There are many other pubs, cafes and...


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