The Yorkshire Dales does have beautiful villages with wonderful names.
And, no I haven’t made it up. It is in Swaledale. Here it is on the map:
It’s easy to find. You just follow the sign:
It’s a tiny village with a few cottages and some barns:
There is a cottage for sale in the village called Crackpot Cottage ……… though in a Crackpot kind of way, this is NOT it:
Some Crackpot Sheep:
A Crackpot View:
Click here for a link to the cottage for sale in Crackpot.
Click here for a link to Crackpot Hall, a marvellous ruin I didn’t know existed but found when writing this post.
One final gem; this time from Wikipedia:
Crackpot Cave is located south of Crackpot in Scurvey Scar. It contains a fine example of a column – where a stalactite has joined up with its stalagmite. To get to it you have to pass along the aptly named Knee-wrecker Passage. –Wikipedia