North Yorkshire tourist attraction’s mock castle at centre of planning row

Credit: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
A mock medieval castle built by a tourist attraction in the Yorkshire Dales is "harmful" and "obtrusive" government planners have said. The 32ft structure at the Forbidden Corner, near Leyburn, was built without planning consent. The Planning Inspectorate rejected an appeal against the Dales authority's demolition notice but gave both sides nine months to come to a compromise. The Forbidden Corner said it was "saddened" by the decision. A retrospective application for the building had been submitted in June 2017 but was wi... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...