Yorkshire Heritage
The River Wharfe in full spate in Yockenthwaite in the Yorkshire Dales after heavy rain.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

How children’s TV show gave Yorkshire Dales hamlet a quirky claim to fame

The miserable weather of recent days may have caused plenty of problems across Yorkshire – from temporarily closing flooded railway lines to forcing organisers of the UCI Road World Championships to shorten the route of its showcase men’s road race – but the downpours have had some upsides in creating some dramatic natural scenes.

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