Keld is a small village of traditional stone built cottages situated at the head of the beautiful Swaledale valley. Once a thriving lead mining community in the 19th century, the dale is now famous for its sheep, traditional dry stone walls, hay barns and protected wild flower meadows.
Today, Keld acts as a crossroads for the Pennine Way, Coast to Coast and for many other local walks, taking in the local dales and rivers. Making it a great place for walking and mountain biking holidays, and an ideal base to check out the many places of interest in the surrounding area, Eden Valley, Lake District or you can just relax and forget about the outside world.
Keld is easily accessible from the M6 or the A1 with a nice scenic forty-five minute drive through the Yorkshire Dales.
In nearby Muker there is a local store and pub, and 4 miles to the north there is the highest pub in England at 1732ft the Tan Hill Inn.
At Hawes 8 miles away you can find shops, banks, the Dales Countryside Museum and the famous Wensleydale Cheese Factory, and many other services. Kirkby Stephen 12 miles away has a wide variety of shops banks and other services.