MEMORIAL HALL, PATELEY BRIDGE
The Memorial Hall can be found in the centre of Pateley Bridge. Travelling down the High Street on the B6265 from Harrogate, continue to the bottom of the High Street and just before the river bridge, turn right onto Kings Street. Follow the road round to the right, past the bus stop, Medical Centre and after shortly afterwards, you will see the Hall on the right hand side, on the corner of the Park Road junction.
Eating in Pateley Bridge: There are a number of cafes in the village, two pubs, Olley’s pizza restaurant (over the bridge past the petrol station), plus fish and chips on the high street and Weatherheads and Kendalls butchers which sell award-winning pies
Parking: Public car park in the village – Turn left at bottom of High Street and immediately left into car park.
Parking at the Showground – At bottom of High Street, continue over the bridge. Parking on the left in Show Ground Car Park.
Disabled access to all areas except stage and balcony. Disabled toilets.
Bishopside & Bewerley Memorial Hall, Park Road, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5JS
CHILDREN’S TENT, PATELEY BRIDGE
The tent will be sited at the bottom of Pateley Bridge High St (travelling from the Harrogate/Ripon direction), in a field on the right hand side just before you cross the bridge over the River Nidd.
No toilets or parking by the tent. Public toilets across the bridge on the right hand side, or in the car parking area behind Pateley Bridge High St. Parking behind the High St or across the bridge on the left hand side. There is disabled access up until the field, but afterwards it is a grass site. The tent is a two minute walk from the Memorial Hall.
TOFT GATE BARN CAFE
This stunning cafe is on the site of a working sheep farm, with views across Nidderdale. From Pateley Bridge High Street, cross the river bridge and head past the petrol station and continue uphill on the B6265, up Greenhow Hill, following signs to Grassington. Toft Gate Barn Cafe is signposted on the left hand side after 1.5 miles, just below Cold Stones Cut.
There are disabled toilets and disabled access to the cafe, but not to the upstairs area where talks will take place.
Toft Gate Barn Cafe, Bewerley, Harrogate, HG3 5JE, 01423 712118
ST CHAD’S, MIDDLESMOOR
The church is at the head of Nidderdale, in the unspoilt hill village of Middlesmoor. From Pateley Bridge, travel along the Low Wath Road as if travelling to Wath, but continue onwards. You will pass alongside Gouthwaite Reservoir, through Ramsgill and keep going to Lofthouse and then on, uphill to Middlesmoor.
St Chad’s is located off a cobbled track on the right hand side before the Crown Inn pub. Alternatively, with your back to the pub walk down the road for 10m and turn left on a stone flagged path which will lead to the church.There will be a NiddFest sign to mark the track.
Transport: NiddFest is putting on a pre-paid bus service between Pateley Bridge and Middlesmoor. Please see our Getting Here/Getting Around page for details.
Parking: Continue past the pub and you will find a small car park 100m onwards, on the right. Main parking is in a field a short distance further up the track on the left hand side.
Eating in Middlesmoor: Lunch is served in the Crown Inn pub in the village. Additionally, tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches will be on offer in the village hall on the Saturday and Sunday of the festival. The hall is a short distance up the road past the Crown Inn, on the right hands side.
Public toilets next to the pub. Chapel not wheelchair friendly. HG35ST.
FISH POND WOOD
Travel down Pateley Bridge High Street, cross the river and turn left after 100m following signs to Bewerley. Travel into the village, parking on the roadside. Walk along footpath next to the road, continuing past Bewerley Chapel. Access to Fish Pond Wood is through a gate on the right hand side, just after leaving the village, shortly before a right hand turn on Peat Lane.