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Exploring the origins, history and culture behind over two hundred ‘curiosities’ from across the region, some of which have not been revealed in print before.

A-Z of curiosities of the Yorkshire Dales

  • From the mysterious 'throbbing' Hurtle Pot, one of the trio of sinister and murky water filled entrances to the subterranean Chapel-le-Dale cave system, to the legends of the saintly Saxon princess strangled with her own plaits, the hidden treasure guarded by a ferocious phantom chicken and the ‘Devil’s Mustard Mill’ to name but a few, this plentifully illustrated, informative, amusing and definitely quirky compendium is bound to delight residents, visitors and the armchair explorer alike.

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