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Garsdale Head, Cumbria

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Garsdale Head, Cumbria

Garsdale Head is a hamlet on the border between Cumbria and Richmondshire, and is part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It lies at the top of the valley of Garsdale, on and near the A684 road between Sedbergh and Hawes. Its main attraction is Garsdale railway station on the Settle-Carlisle Railway and the Wensleydale Railway. The alternative name was Hawes Junction until the branch line to Hawes was closed in 1964, and this name remains in common use.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Post townSedbergh
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7892
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015396

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