Pateley Bridge Area Guide

Experience all the charms of rural life in the delightful little town of Pateley Bridge. As the starting point of the Nidderdale Way, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Pateley Bridge is the perfect place to begin your exploration of the Yorkshire Dales. Discover beautiful landscapes, independent shops, quaint tea rooms and plenty of history when you visit.


Take a trip down the cobbles

Pateley Bridge has a very picturesque (and award-winning) high street! These cobbled streets are home to some brilliant shops that offer locally produced food and drink, gifts and keepsakes. You will also find a brilliant range of  traditional Yorkshire cafes such as The Corner House Cafe, lively pubs and vintage tearooms.

Wonderful walks

Pateley Bridge welcomes walkers and has a great deal of wonderful walks to offer. It sits on two long distance footpaths, The Nidderdale Way and The Six Dales Trail. Both walks offer stunning landscapes including farmland, moorland, rivers and reservoirs.

Whether you are looking for a long distance walking trail or a short walking route which is accessible for all the family, you will find plenty more routes in Pateley Bridge.

Pateley Bridge has also been credited with the Walkers are welcome status, with majority of businesses allowing you to enter their premises with your muddy boots and walking gear! This means you can head straight to the pub and treat yourself to a nice refreshing drink after a good few miles of walking.

Plan your stay in Pateley Bridge


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