Photo: Farming above Gouthwaite (P. Harris)
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Photo: Prosperous Smelt Mill (L. Brown)
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Photo: Walking towards Wath (J. Holubecki)
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Photo: Gouthwaite Reservoir (E. Moss)
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Conserving and enhancing Upper Nidderdale’s unique natural and cultural heritage

Helping people to find out about, enjoy and look after this fantastic landscape

This groundbreaking Landscape Partnership brought together local communities, volunteers, farmers, land managers and a wide range of organisations. Take a look around our website to find out about the area, our work and to download some of our wide range of resources.

Upper Nidderdale is a remote upland valley on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales in the heart of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From the imposing summit of Great Whernside to the bustling market town of Pateley Bridge, this is an area packed with history and wildlife.