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Whaw, North Yorkshire

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Whaw, North Yorkshire

Whaw is a hamlet in Arkengarthdale in North Yorkshire, England. It is one of few settlements in the dale and is one of the smallest. It is about 2 miles north of Langthwaite. The adjacent Arkle Beck Meadows form a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The 1851 census counted 18 houses in Whaw.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNY9804
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

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