It was first mentioned in 1066, then called "Echescard," which meant "oak trees in an open space."
Today, it is most notable for being a town inside a park, its lush waterfalls, church, and small population of under 200 inhabitants.
People Born in Aysgarth
Aysgarth in People's Lives
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 1991 to film scenes of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, my first major role in a movie.