Welcome to the Darley Village website

The Parish of Darley and Menwith is situated in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire, midway between Harrogate and Pateley Bridge. It has around 1200 inhabitants living in some 450 houses in what is known as a ribbon village. Many of the houses line Darley Main Street which stretches for over 1.5km, and others are on lanes leading off this street, or in the surrounding area. It is a thriving village with several community groups catering for all needs.

Darley Community Library is now open on Saturdays 10-12 noon, Mondays 5.30 - 6.30pm,  Tuesdays 10.45 - 12.15

Regular Darley Film Nights will be starting again soon.  Look for details in EVENTS

Carol Service Darley Methodist Church  6.30p.m. Sunday 19 December  see EVENTS 

Latest Village Newsletter is now available  November 2021)

Darley Who-Dun-it Trail A circular route (about 1.5 hours) from Darley Shop has been devised, taking in the river bank and parts of the village. . Download by clicking on the title link at the start of this item.  You can also pick up a printed copy from Darley Shop.  Happy Sleuthing!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE..... Let's hope for a better 2022!


Forthcoming Events

Latest News

Darley Playing Fields Association - Questionnaire

Published: 13 Jan 22

Darley Playing Fields Association is seeking views on a proposal to construct a new Boules court at the playing fields. Read More...

Harrogate Borough Council - Changes for waste and recycling collections December/January

Published: 16 Dec 21

There are a number of changes affecting waste and recycling collections between 18 December and 15 January Read More...

Darley Library

Published: 28 Sep 21

Library in CCCC Latest Opening Hours

Resurfacing of Main Street 28 July - 5 August 2021

Published: 29 Jul 21

Resurfacing of Main Street, Darley, is planned between the dates of 28 July and 5 July subject to the weather. Read More...

Stumps Lane, Darley - Planned road closure 4-10 August 2021

Published: 27 Jun 21

Stumps Lane will be closed 4-10 August 2021.

Error on Harrogate District Local Plan map of Darley village

Published: 28 May 21

The Council would like to clarify the extent of area DR13 within the Harrogate district Local Plan 2014-2035. Read More...


the village

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Community Organisations

Parish Council