An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with steep sided valleys, rock formations and remote moorland not as often frequented by walkers as some of the other dales. There are various starting points the main ones being Pateley Bridge, Middlesmoor or Scar House. There is excellent public transport access to Pateley Bridge via Harrogate and from further afield on Summer Sundays and BH Mondays.
Scar House Reservoir
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Map reading is essential for these walks. The relevant maps are Outdoor Leisure 30 Northern & Central areas (double sided) and the Nidderdale Explorer map
*Only possible when DalesBus Nidderdale Rambler is running
See also Nidd Valley Light Railway.
See www.dalesbus.org for further information
Important note:- Whilst the author has taken every care in assembling the information on this site, no responsibility can be accepted for any error or omission herein. If in any doubt walkers should consult the relevant OS map.
www.yorkshirewater.co.uk An excellent site with recreation section covering the water authority sites in Nidderdale and the Washburn
This page was last updated on 25-May-2020
©John Carey 2009