Heritage of Nidderdale AONB

If history and heritage are your thing - prepare to be bowled over. Wherever you are in Nidderdale AONB you are surrounded by fascinating heritage, which draws on thousands of years of human activity.

From amazing rock art and Iron Age settlements to traditional stone field barns, 19th century quarry workers' cottages and huge Victorian built reservoirs, heritage is all around you in Nidderdale. If you know where to look you can see the result of thousands of years of interaction between humans and the landscape. This heritage is one of the things that make the AONB so special.