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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Spennithorne

Visit Spennithorne PlacesVisit Spennithorne places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Spennithorne places to visit. A unique way to experience Spennithorne’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Spennithorne as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Spennithorne is a village and civil parish in lower Wensleydale in North Yorkshire. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) south-east of the market town Leyburn. The village is overlooked by the steeple of St Michael and All Angels Church. When you visit Spennithorne, Walkfo brings Spennithorne places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Spennithorne Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Spennithorne

Visit Spennithorne – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 16 audio plaques & Spennithorne places for you to explore in the Spennithorne area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Spennithorne places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Spennithorne history

Spennithorne dates from Saxon times, but there are very few facts recorded relating to its history. In the Domesday Book, the village is referred to as “Speningtorp” The township lies on the river Ure, near the Leyburn railway, 2 miles SE by E of Leyburn.

Parish history

Spennithorne was historically a large parish, and included the townships of Harmby and Bellerby, which became separate civil parishes in 1866. Harmby Beck flows into the River Ure near the village.

Spennithorne landmarks

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St Michael and All Angels Church, a Grade I listed building is said to have been erected by Robert Fitzrandolph in AD 1166. The Church was completely demolished to make way for its Norman successor. In 1872 the church was thoroughly restored costing around £2,000.

Spennithorne geography / climate

The nearest settlements to Spennithorne include Harmby 0.8 miles (1.3 km) north-west and Middleham 2.9 miles (4.7 km) south. The nearest major city is Darlington 27 miles (43 km) east.


The soil is loam; composed of sand, silt and clay on a subsoil of limestone. A variety of crops are grown here with great pasture for cattle.

Why visit Spennithorne with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Spennithorne PlacesYou can visit Spennithorne places with Walkfo Spennithorne to hear history at Spennithorne’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Spennithorne has 16 places to visit in our interactive Spennithorne map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Spennithorne, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Spennithorne places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Spennithorne & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 16 audio facts unique to Spennithorne places in an interactive Spennithorne map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Spennithorne Places Map
16 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Spennithorne tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Spennithorne


Best Spennithorne places to visit

Spennithorne has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Spennithorne’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Spennithorne’s information audio spots:


Visit Spennithorne plaques

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Spennithorne has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Spennithorne plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Spennithorne using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Spennithorne plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.