Nidderdale walk – Pateley Bridge and Lofthouse

North-west out of Pateley Bridge, following the Nidderdale Way on the eastern side of Gouthwaite Reservoir, all the way to Lofthouse. South-east, following the Nidderdale Way on the western side of the reservoir, back to Pateley Bridge. A 15-mile walk in Nidderdale.

Gouthwaite Reservoir.

Dismantled railway line on the east side of Gouthwaite Reservoir.

Flooded track near High Holme Farm.

The view south over the Nidderdale valley.

Studfold Caravan and Camping Park near Lofthouse.

Studfold Farm.

Old livestock building near High Blayshaw.

The view north towards Lofthouse and Middlesmoor.

Heading down to Ramsgill.


St Mary’s Church, Ramsgill.

Gouthwaite Reservoir.