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 (term-time only and not Bank Holidays),  Tuesdays 10.45 - 12.15

Darley Film Nights now take a break over the summer.  Watch out for details of the Autumn programme from September/October

Latest village newsletter is  now available   

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!


Forthcoming Events

Latest News

Notice of Election for the UK Parliamentary Election

Published: 6 Jun 24

Please see attached for the Notice of Election for the UK Parliamentary Election (the text is reproduced below) Read More...

Darley & Menwith Parish Assembly - Organisations report 2024

Published: 30 Apr 24

The Darley & Menwith Organisations Report 2024 is available on the Parish Council website. Read More...

North Yorkshire Council - Cost of living campaign

Published: 11 Mar 24

North Yorkshire Council has a launched a cost of living campaign. The focuses on key themes including money and debt, paying for energy, housing, transport and staying connected. Read More...

North Yorkshire Police - How to report traffic concerns

Published: 2 Nov 23

North Yorkshire Police has provided advice on how to report speeding concerns. Read More...

Dogs Trust - Assistance with costs of training your dog

Published: 10 Jul 23

The Dogs Trust has introduced a scheme to help those receiving benefits or who are working but struggling to afford the cost of training and/or managing a dog's behaviour. Read More...

Update on the capped bus fare scheme

Published: 10 Jul 23

The current capped bus fare scheme (which caps the cost of a journey at £2) will operate until 31 October 2023. A further scheme, with a cap of £2.50, has now been announced to run from 1 November 2023 through to 30 November 2024. Read More...


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