The remote North Yorkshire dale of Swaledale runs from west to east all the way to the town of Richmond. This isolated valley is home to a subtle blend of wildflower meadows, heather covered moors and waterfalls, all set to a dramatic backdrop of hills and mountains. This makes it the perfect subject for landscape photography and many of the images that we capture from this area are truly stunning.

From well travelled walking and cycling trails to more remote, secluded locations, Swaledale offers a wealth of hidden treasures and unique landmarks, as well as views of surrounding dales to the South and East.

Our gallery of images, prints and canvases represent a selection of the best photos taken by our local landscape photographer Laurie Smithies and showcase this beautiful area through the lens of our own unique perspective.

Unique Selection of Swaledale Images

The landscape at Swaledale and the surrounding areas is dominated by the river Swale, commonly known as the fastest river in the UK which cuts a distinctive line through the landscape and creates a number of key features. Waterfalls like Richmond Force and Kisdon Force attract tourists throughout the summer but particularly after heavy rainfall when they are at their most dramatic.

We take our images not only in certain seasons but also at particular moments of the day, when the contrast of light and shade is just right. Once we have the perfect image we then make sure that it is produced and printed to the highest possible standard.

Range of picture and print options available

At The North Yorkshire Gallery all of our Swaledale pictures and images are available for purchase in a variety of formats. Custom formats are also available on request although these might affect delivery times – please enquire within for more information.

Options Include:

  • Fine Art Canvas Print
  • Framed Prints
  • Print Only
  • Photo Only
  • Mounted Photo
  • Canvas

All of the images available at The North Yorkshire Gallery have been produced using the finest materials and latest technology available, including an 11 ink Epson 9900 printer for prints and canvas images. The result is a set of distinct and vibrant images that offer outstanding realism and offer real clarity and longevity.