Pateley Bridge UK

Pateley Bridge is a small market town located in Upper Nidderdale on the South Eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and characterised by its steep and narrow high street, full of art studios, quaint shops, guest houses and pubs, and the oldest sweet shop in England it is a perfect place to stay and explore the area.

Points of interest for visitors include a pottery, a glassblowing studio, and the ‘Little Theatre of the Dales’. In the summer months there are spectacular floral displays in the town, Pateley Bridge has secured first prize in the Britain in Bloom competition on two occasions

Overlooking the town from its elevated vantage point is St Mary’s church, where visitors get a fantastic view over the town and valley below. Yorke’s Folly is also located up on the hill, and consists of twin towers built by the land owner who offered payment to local workers during a time of economic hardship.
The award winning Nidderdale museum features local industry from days gone by, including flax, quarrying and lead mining. There are several traditional annual events held locally including the Nidderdale Festival and the Agricultural Show.