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.

Cosy Cuppa Fridays have been established as part of the Warm Spaces Initiative.
All are welcome at Christ Church Community Centre every Friday between 10a.m. and noon to enjoy a cuppa, chat to others, pick up a book or play a board game.

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

Regular Darley Film Nights have now resumed. TICKET TO PARADISE will be shown on 17 February and TOPGUN MAVERICK on 24 March. Main films start at 7.30pm

Popular Christ Church Quiz returns.  4th March in CCCC.  Information from Bryan Dexter.  ALL TICKETS NOW SOLD 

Latest village newsletter is  now available   Next one due end March 2023

Plans for Coronation weekend in Darley are now being made.  Get in touch if you want to help. 

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

DARLEY FILM NIGHT - Ticket to Paradise

Darley Memorial Hall

17 Feb 23 - 18:45 to 22:00

with George Clooney and Julia Roberts


Christ Church Community Centre

25 Feb 23 - 19:00 to 22:00

Look out for more details

Christ Church SPRING QUIZ

Christ Church Community Centre

4 Mar 23 - 19:00 to 22:00

Enjoy a fun quiz with pie and pea supper. ALL TICKETS NOW ALLOCATED


Christ Church Community Centre

11 Mar 23 - 10:00 to 12:00

The usual mix of refreshments, raffle and chat. Come and help raise funds

DARLEY FILM NIGHT - Top Gun : Maverick

Darley Memorial Hall

24 Mar 23 - 18:45 to 22:00

with some scenes shot in North Yorkshire, starring Tom Cruise

Latest News

Darley and Menwith Parish Council - Vacancy for role of Councillor

Published: 13 Jan 23

Darley and Menwith Parish Council has a vacancy for the role of Councillor and is looking to co-opt a new councillor at its February meeting (27 February 2023). The Council is now inviting applications. Read More...

Harrogate Borough Council / Eon grant funding scheme

Published: 3 Nov 22

Harrogate Borough Council is partnering with Eon to provide grant funding for energy efficiency home upgrades Read More...

Parish Council meetings start time

Published: 27 Sep 22

From Monday 31 October 2022, Parish Council meetings will start at 7.30pm. Read More...

On the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Published: 8 Sep 22

The Chairman and Councillors of Darley and Menwith Parish Council are saddened to learn of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and extend heartfelt condolences to members of the Royal Family. Read More...


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