Pateley has some great shops - including a good greengrocers, 2 great butchers and a bakers. Add to that a number of cafes, pubs and other shops (outdoor clothing, antiques, sweets) and its definitely worth a wander.
A 10 minute stroll takes you to the heart of Nidderdale, the bustling market town of Pateley Bridge. Nidderdale boasts many striking natural features such as Howstean Gorge, Brimham Rocks and Gritstone Cliffs making this area of outstanding natural beauty a must see for any visitors to the Dales.
A great drive across Wharfedale and Nidderdale from your Ilkley base. Even better if you can cycle! You will travel through "God's Country" past truly spectacular moorland scenery, possibly passing close by to Menwith Hills (a UK and US communications and support site). Howe Stean Gorge is close by…
Pateley Bridge is full of tranquil charm as it nestles in the heart of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.