Darley Village

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. There are around 300 houses in the main settlement area.

Darley Stocks

Darley Facilities

It is a beautiful parish with: 



Darley Activities


Recreational and sporting needs are catered for at Darley Playing Fields, where facilities include a football pitch and children's playground, and there are many indoor classes held at Christ Church Community Centre.  The Darley in Bloom group has been active for many years, keeping the village looking beautiful. In 2007 it won the award of Best Village in the UK.

Darley Debs Women's Institute started in October 2014 but became inactive in April 2023

Darley Community Library operates from Christ Church Community Centre, opening several times a week. The village also has a Community Wireless Broadband Scheme