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Eastern Dales towns and villages

Pateley Bridge and its nearby villages are great bases from which to explore Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In Lower Wensleydale there are the lovely market towns of Masham and Bedale and the pocket-sized city of Ripon.


Masham is a great little market town in Lower Wensleydale. It has a thriving art scene, two renowned breweries and vibrant events.

Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge is a small market town in Nidderdale with a fine range of shops, cafes, pubs and accommodation.


The small city of Ripon boasts a wonderful 7th century cathedral and bustling market square. It is a great base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales.