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This picturesque town is the heart of the vibrant community that fills the valley of Nidderdale and is a great base from which to explore the stunning Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Walks can be as long and as challenging as you want them to be, with countless secluded treasures and breath-taking views for you discover.

The Coldstones Cut
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The Coldstones Cut

The sculpture functions as an array of platforms from which visitors can view both the spectacular quarry hole and...

How Stean Gorge
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How Stean Gorge

A Natural Wonder. Carved out over thousands of years by waterflow, the Gorge is a spectacular limestone ravine in...

Scar House Reservoir
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Scar House Reservoir

This stunning reservoir built in the 1930 from over 1 million tons of masonry stands 55 metres tall above...

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Hundreds of years of human activity have left a landscape strewn with curiosities; sighting towers used to direct the pipes carrying water from the reservoirs to the nearest towns and cities, kilns, mines and quarries once the backbone of local industry, follies built as status symbols by local landowners.

Though still standing many of these have now been reclaimed by nature and become part of the landscape they once dominated.

Brimham Rocks
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Brimham Rocks

The Wonder of Nidderdale: Brimham Rocks is an amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations, sculpted over centuries...

The Nidderdale Way
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The Nidderdale Way

The Nidderdale Way is a 53 mile circular walk beginning and ending in Pateley Bridge in the heart of...

Nidderdale Plus Tourist Information
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Nidderdale AONB
Nidderdale Plus Tourist Information

For an authentic, local experience, a visit to the Nidderdale Plus Tourist Information Point in Pateley Bridge is a...

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Visit the Nidderdale Museum, a treasure trove of fascinating artefacts and reminders of the last 200 years, all donated or saved from the local area and lovingly presented to create a compelling narrative of Nidderdale.

Families will find a host of imaginative ways to keep active, with a range of activity centres for exploration, learning, or thrills and excitement; try out gorge scrambling, llama trekking, canoeing or nature trails to name just a few.

How Stean Gorge Activity Centre
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How Stean Gorge Activity Centre

How Stean Gorge’s activity centre offers professional high quality outdoor experiences onsite in this natural wonder and at other...

Gouthwaite Reservoir Nature Reserve
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Gouthwaite Reservoir Nature Reserve

Gouthwaite Reservoir Nature Reserve and its site of Special Scientific Interest attracts a wonderfully wide range of wetland birds...

Nidderdale Museum
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Nidderdale Museum

This museum in Pateley Bridge in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales has eleven rooms covering all aspects of...

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For a quick burning off energy, a large park and recreation ground is just over the river from the town with plenty more than just the traditional swings and slide to entertain the young.

You will find the perfect place to stay in the range of Pateley Bridge accommodation, both big and small, as well as holiday cottages and B&Bs in the surrounding villages for those seeking a quieter break.

The high street in Pateley Bridge is well known for its local produce, novelties and arts and crafts.

You’ll find a perfect reminder of your visit, or a tasty treat to take a little of the Nidderdale spirit home with you.

Yorkes Folly (Two Stoops) & Crocodile Rock
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Pateley Bridge
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Yorkes Folly (Two Stoops) & Crocodile Rock

Yorke's Folly & Crocodile Rock are a popular pair of landmarks for short walks on the hill above Bewerley...

Vern Overton Cycling
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Vern Overton Cycling

We are a cycle-hire and guided tour company based in the scenic Nidderdale valley. We provide road bikes, mountain-bikes...

Toft Gate Lime Kiln
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Toft Gate Lime Kiln

Toft Gate Lime Kiln is a largely intact piece of Nidderdale’s industrial heritage which sits two miles out of...

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Fine Yorkshire ales and delicious local cooking are the standard in the pubs and inns that line the valley, and you will get a warm welcome at any time of year, either basking in the beer garden or soaking up the heat from a roaring fire.

Base your visit around Pateley Bridge and enjoy the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales every day of your visit.

Whittaker's Distillery Tours
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Whittaker's Distillery Tours

Whittaker's Distillery in the heart of Nidderdale offers Distillery Tours which include a welcome G&T then a tour by...

Victorian Gardens of Pateley Bridge
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Victorian Gardens of Pateley Bridge

Take a tour around Pateley Bridge and see some of the fabulous historic houses and gardens. Nearest town: Pateley...

Pateley Bridge Heritage Trails
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Pateley Bridge Heritage Trails

Explore the Nidderdale town of Pateley Bridge through its history, its buildings and its surrounding landscape The town of...

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