Stokesley is a small market town and a civil parish in Hambleton district of North Yorkshire. It lies on the River Leven and is located between Middlesbrough, Guisborough and Northallerton, in a farming area. Local attractions for visitors include nearby Great Ayton, Captain Cook's monument, Roseberry Topping and the North York Moors.
Stokesley was first granted a charter to hold fairs in 1223 by Henry III. The Pack Horse Bridge, crossing the River Leven from the riverside walk, dates from the 17th Century. Other prominent historical features around the town include the Mill Wheel, thought to represent the site of a mill recorded in the Domesday Book.
Visitors to Stokesley today will find an intact historic High Street, lined with many independent small shops and restaurants and a weekly market.
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