Useful Links

Other festivals in Nidderdale are well worth a visit:

The Nidd Art Trail (August 2017) - see

The first Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival (23-30 Sept - search for it on-line).

To see the great work done by UWFRA (Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association) and to donate if you have some spare cash, see UWFRA are also our sponsored charity, so a proportion of all walk fees will go to them.

We are grateful to The Barker Partnership for their regular donation to the festival since 2013. They provide a range of financial services in this part of Yorkshire. Please see for further details.

Our friend, the local artist Alister Colley inspired us in 2013 to base a walk on one of his fantastic paintings - The Roaming Empire. Have a look in the our website Gallery to see it. Go to to see more of Alister's work, or visit his studio at King Street, Pateley Bridge.

For great deals on a superb range of walking kit, visit Sypeland Outdoors at

For local coach and mini-bus transport, use A S Coaches (

For those of you interested in walks featuring archaeology, there's more at

For a great family day out, visit our friends at Studfold Farm - an intriguing, fun-filled adventure in stunning countryside for children, parents and parents parents! See

Experience the thrill of nature at How Stean Gorge - see

Go underground at Stump Cross Caverns - Yorkshire's premier show cave -

If you want fantastic guided walks in the Nidderdale AONB area at other times of the year, then you need to talk to our mate Ange Harker of Feet in the Clouds - go to to see what's on offer.

For more walks ideas in the area and beyond, please see The site provides free, simple to follow directions for various walking routes (including GPS downloads) and gives basic advice on a variety of walking issues. Also, creating an overview of walking in Europe, including routes, festivals, charity walks, holidays, equipment reviews and retailers, maps and books reviews and information and walking news. Finally of course, don't forget the Ramblers! The Ramblers is at the heart of walking in Britain; working to promote walking and protect the places where people walk. Visit them at

For those of you who like to walk a really LONG way, visit the Long Distance Walkers Association at


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