Each year, for one week mid-August, hundreds of scarecrows holiday in the delightful Dales village of Kettlewell. Human visitors try to find them all, solving clues and puzzles as they hunt. The Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival is a great way for the whole family to discover this lovely village in Wharfedale and has now been running for nearly 30 years. There are plenty of refreshments available with three pubs and two cafes as well as places to picnic by the river. The whole event raises money to support local community facilities such as the school and village hall.