The Hambleton Hills are a range of hills in North Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. They form the western edge of the North York Moors but are separated from the moors by the valley of the River Rye. They are the eastern boundary of the low lying Vale of Mowbray which they abut with a precipitous escarpment.
The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England dissected by numerous valleys. The Dales is a collection of river valleys and the hills among them, rising from the Vale of York westwards to the hilltops of the main Pennine watershed.