The fascinating Outhwaite Ropemakers factory is open to visitors on Monday to Friday (free admission).
The hamlet of Hardraw is a level, 1½ mile walk (or take the Little White Bus) from Hawes where, behind the Green Dragon Inn, you can access the steep, wooded gorge that contains Hardraw Force, England’s highest single drop waterfall.
Tuesday is market day in Hawes, with Cumbria Classic Coaches running (July to October) service 569 from Ravenstonedale and Kirkby Stephen, and Western Dales Bus running service S3 from Dent and Sedbergh.
Hawes is a hub for DalesBus services on Summer Sundays (dates to be confirmed), with the following buses all running to/from Hawes:
Timetable leaflets are available from Hawes Community Office and Hawes National Park Centre.
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