How to get here

By Bus

The Transdev Harrogate & District number 24 service runs regularly from Harrogate into Nidderdale AONB through Lower Nidderdale to Pateley Bridge. Nidderdale is also well served by Dalesbus services.

For 2017, on Sundays and Bank Holidays this includes:

822The Fountains Flyer from Easingwold to York, Boroughbridge and Ripon and then onwards to Fountains Abbey and 

825 - The Nidderdale Rambler service which runs between Ripon, Fountains Abbey, Brimham Rocks and Pateley Bridge

820/859 – The Eastern Dalesman from Dewsbury via Bradford, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Leyburn to Richmond

By Train

The nearest train station is Harrogate with regular services from Leeds and York.

By Plane

The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport and a regular bus service (737) runs from the airport to Harrogate.

By Road

The AONB is easily accessible from the A1(M) and the A61 to the east and the A65, A59, M65 and M62 to the south.