The best places to visit in Pateley Bridge

Places to eat

Cocoa Joes

An independent business specialising in the making of hot and cold chocolate drinks, like you have never experienced before.  They offer a range of carefully selected  solid chocolates and can turn each one into a hot chocolate, an iced chocolate or a mocha.

The Bridge Inn

The ultimate family friendly country pub. Serving traditional pub food and bar meals as well as a wide rate of vegetarian friendly and gluten free options.

Just Delicious

Tucked away in our little bakery in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales we pride ourselves on baking traditional family recipes passed down from three generations. We know a thing or two about award winning homemade cakes and desserts, our team have been making fabulous food since 2005. 


Taking its name from the original owner, Olley’s Pizzeria & Ristorante opened in 1996 and is an established family business now owned and run by Mike & Julie

Renowned for the fabulous pizzas, Olley’s proudly serve the traditional Italian pizza; thin crust with homemade tomato sauce and topped with the finest quality ingredients. Produce where possible is sourced locally to support local businesses within the area.

Places to visit

Nidderdale Llamas

If you are looking for some fun, want to relax and enjoy a high-quality experience try Llama trekking or Alpaca walking in the UK. As Yorkshire is the perfect place, why not join in on one of their llama and alpaca experiences or treks with our wonderful team.

Scar House Reservoir

North of Pateley Bridge, deep in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is Scar House Reservoir sitting below Little Whernside. The natural beauty is paralleled in the masonry which is not only vast at over one million tonnes of stone, but intricately designed.

Bewerley Riding Centre

Bewerley Riding Centre is ABRS approved and has British Horse Society registered instructors meaning they are able to give horse riding lessons to adults and children of all ages and abilities. We have a show jumping field and cross country training fences, so why not book a lesson or enjoy a hack in the beautiful countryside! 

Something for the kids

Nidderdale Museum

This museum in Pateley Bridge in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales has eleven rooms covering all aspects of Nidderdale life in the past.The Nidderdale Museum displays include a complete cobbler’s shop, Victorian sitting-room and kitchen, school room, general store, joiner’s shop and solicitor’s office with displays devoted to religious and domestic life, costume, transport, agriculture, industry, workhouse and courthouse.

The Oldest Sweet Shop

No visit to the Yorkshire Dales would be complete without a visit to the Oldest Sweet Shop in England at Pateley Bridge for a truly magical and memorable experience.

Officially the Oldest Sweet Shop in the world as validated by Guinness World Records in its publication in 2014.    

Studfold Adventure Trail

Want to get out with the kids for fresh air and fun? Studfold Adventure Trail in the magical Yorkshire Dales is a play and discover experience for toddlers and children of all primary school ages, girls and boys, to explore nature and run wild.