Sawley is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England.
It is about four miles west of Ripon. From this position, the Yorkshire Dales are to the
west and the North Yorkshire Moors and coast are to the east. The village is located within Nidderdale,
an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Sawley hosts the annual "Green Festival" and "Jazz on the Green" afternoon as
well as various other events throughout the year. Community events such as participation with the
"Yorkshire in Bloom" competition during spring and summer are put in place, giving a
greater community feel.