Gargrave is a typical 'chocolate box' village, with quiet greens bordering the River Aire. Sadly, the main street is now spoiled by a constant flow of traffic along the A65. As well as agriculture, Gargrave's economy was boosted by a couple of woollen mills, now converted into flats. In this view we see the centre of the village, with the 'Grouse Inn' on the left. Interestingly, the stables of the inn were converted into garaging for buses in the early 20th century, emphasising the tourist potential of the area.
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