Historic Nidderdale

Upper Nidderdale has an extraordinarily rich archaeological, industrial and cultural heritage. We are looking after important historical sites and recording the area’s heritage.

Ensuring a future for our history

The Landscape Partnership is conserving Upper Nidderdale’s historic environment and cultural heritage so that it can be enjoyed now and by future generations.

Geology »

The rocks beneath our feet have shaped the landscape, influencing the cultural and natural heritage of Upper Nidderdale.

Rich history »

Discover the fascinating story of Upper Nidderdale through time.

Our Farm Heritage »

Volunteer-led archaeological survey and research project to understand the history of our landscape.

Big Digs »

Find out about the two community archaeological excavations carried out in 2016 and 2017.

Get involved

Come along to events linked to these projects or contact us if you would like to find out more about volunteering opportunities.