The town of Leyburn is located in North Yorkshire on the banks of the River Ure. The town is relatively small but certainly has plenty to offer in terms of hospitality and things to do. While you are in Leyburn, be sure to stop by The Picture House, the town's cinema. Leyburn is also well known for its rather extensive antiques centre, which comprises some 6,000 square feet. For visitors who enjoy antiquing, this can be a welcome treasure. There is also a local market in Leyburn every Friday which can be well worth visiting as well.
The market town of Leyburn is located within the Richmondshire of North Yorkshire and is located above the northern bank of the River Ure.
Leyburn has a population of about two thousand two hundred and eight. The population swells up dramatically during the summer months due to the area being very popular with tourists. The town is only a small distance from the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
This town has a vast range of public services that includes two primary schools, a secondary school, a police station and a medical centre. It also has a vast number of independently owned shops that are mainly situated around the market square. Leyburn also has a number of pubs and bars that are a great source of entertainment for both the locals and the tourists and is home to Milners, which is a small department store and Campbells that is a supermarket. There is also a vast range of sweet shops, takeaway shops and electrical stores and there is also some traditional hunting and sporting shops.
Leyburn is well known for its tourism factor and this is mainly due to the picturesque views and spectacular landscapes that the town has on offer. The town has a vast number of bed and breakfasts and hotels and most of these are run in a traditional style so there are not a lot of the modern aspects such as internet access but this adds to the rustic appeal.