Nestled on the banks of the River Wharfe, the town of Wetherby occupies an enviable position adjacent to the A1 Motorway and is within easy reach of Leeds (12 miles), York (12 miles) and Harrogate (8 miles).
Wetherby has long been a sought after location for families looking for a good quality of life, with essential amenities close at hand. For many schools are a key factor when considering the ideal place to live, and Wetherby scores highly in that regard. There are four excellent primary schools and one secondary school within Wetherby and The Grammar School at Leeds is also less than 10 miles away.
Shopping is an easy and enjoyable experience thanks to a host of independent retailers, while The Horsefair Centre boasts high street chains such as Marks & Spencer, Morrisons and Boots.
Wetherby also offers an abundance of picturesque riverside walks and picnic areas, with refreshments in plentiful supply from tea rooms, coffee shops and pubs dotted invitingly around the market square.
Like any good Yorkshire town there is no shortage of restaurants catering for all kinds of tastes and budgets.
Those worthy of closer inspection include Sir Dukes Bar & Grill Steakhouse on Bank Street, which prides itself in using local suppliers and produce wherever possible. Sant’ Angelo is an exceptional Italian restaurant on Wetherby High Street, offering delicious food and live entrainment nights, it’s reasonably priced and offers something for everyone.
Within close proximity of Wetherby you will find popular attractions including Stockeld Park, which holds a number of family themed events throughout the year and is definitely well worth a visit.
Wetherby and the surrounding villages tick almost every box, when looking for a place to live. With a semi-rural setting and its proximity to nearby cities and the road network, it’s ideal for commuters. When you add in the great amenities and wide choice of recreational and social pastimes to indulge in, it really does have plenty on offer for everyone.