Local contact details

This is a list of local organisations, if you know that anything is incorrect or needs updating please email info@bedale.org.

Bedale Allotment Society, Bedale

Secretary Ian Moffat  – contact to apply for an allotment  01677 425320

Chairman : John Burton Tel: 01677 426780

Bedale Archaeology and History Society, Bedale, DL8 1EQ

Patricia Fairey
Secretary, Bedale Archaeology & History Society
e-mail:  arch@phonecoop.coop

Bedale Art Group

Contact Anne Flowers 01677 422945

Bedale Athletics and Sports Association (BASA)

Club House, Leyburn Road, Bedale. Tel: 01677 422918 (Tennis, cricket, football, hockey)

Bedale Bowling Club

Secretary Mrs Heather Storm
01677 426211
E-mail:  hmstorm@btinternet.com

Bedale Brass Band  

Contact Carol or Ken on 01609 774691 www.bedalebrassband.co.uk
ken@birchcottage.me.uk  carol@birchcottage.me.uk

Bedale & Dales Croquet Club

Secretary Robert Brown 01969 625306
Email : wardlebrown@gmail.com

Bedale Community Meals on Wheels

Providing hot meals three times a week, Bedale Community Meals on Wheels (BCMoW) is dedicated to cooking and delivering hot nutritional food to those requiring support in Bedale and the surrounding area. We are a voluntary organisation of committed locals who organise, cook and deliver meals on a not-for-profit basis. We are devoted to providing this reliable service for as long as is required. Charity Number 1175010

bedalemeals@gmail.com or call 07731 893460 .

Bedale Community Minibus

The Bedale Community Minibus is  an independent Charitable Incorporated Organization, Charity No. 1158623.   The bus has 13 seats plus the driver, has full seat harness for all passengers and is fully accessible for wheelchairs. It can carry one wheelchair and nine passengers or two wheelchairs and seven passengers or 13 passengers.  The bus is driven and escorted by fully trained volunteers and is available for hire to groups, organizations and individuals. There is also a weekly, demand responsive, two hour morning shopping trip to Northallerton on Wednesdays, which is a door to door service.

All drivers are fully Trained (MIDAS) and DBS checked, we can also offer training to your Group, organization and school to become a driver (as long as your license includes the correct details).contact the office for further information. This could be an advantage when you require the vehicle and saves having to find a volunteer driver. We have Full day, Half day, and Evening rates and are happy to chat about charitable use the mileage is 35p per mile and a small deposit securers you’re booking (Unless other arrangements have been made). We can also negotiate rates for regular use by your group, organization or school. We are happy to chat with your group, organization or school about the advantages of using a small local community resource that can fit into your budget.
The Minibus office is situated at “Oak House”, 35, North End,All enquiries to 01677 425329 or email  bedalecommunityminibus@btconnect.com Bedale, DL8 1AQ. Office hours are 9.30am until noon Monday to Friday.

Chemists in Bedale

Rowland’s Chemist, 31 North End, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 422835

Mills Chemist, 20 North End, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 422878

The chemists take alternate weeks to open until 6.30pm Monday to Friday

Chantry Hall

Bookings : Mrs Margaret Witty Tel: 01677 422582 Church Hall available for hire.

Children’s activities

www.ideasforthekids.com says it is the most comprehensive free online source of info on places to go and things to do with your children.

Churches and services in Bedale

Church of England

St. Gregory’s Church, North End, Bedale.  


Parish Office, The Old Grammar School, North End, Bedale, DL8 1AF  Tel: 01677 425985

Sunday Bedale Leeming Thornton Watlass Burrill
1 10am HC 6.30pm  11am HC 11am FS  
2 10am HC 5pm Sunday 6.30pm    11am HC  
3 10am HC 6.30pm  11am FS 11am HC  
4 8am BCP HC   6.3opm HC 9am HC
5 By rota around the churches 10.30am Holy Communion  

HC       Holy Communion (Contemporary) BCP     HC Book of common Prayer Holy communion FS        Family Service All age worship

Methodist Church – Bedale Circuit, Wycar 

Superintendent Minister: The Reverend Kathleen 01677 424486 Services:
BEDALE: Worship 10.30am each Sunday.  Service for Healing First Wednesday each month 7.30pm
CARTHORPE:  Sunday 6.30pm  Holy Communion bi-monthly
CRAKEHALL: Worship 10.30am & 6.30pm (alternating week by week) Holy Communion bi-monthly.
FINGHALL: Worship and Children’s Sunday School 10.30am Sunday Holy Communion bi-monthly
LEEMING: Worship 10.30am Holy Communion bi-monthly
SNAPE: Worship 10.30am and 6.30pm each Sunday.  Holy Communion bi-monthly
Vestry Prayers 6.00pm each Sunday

Catholic churches

St Mary & St Joseph’s Church Aiskew, Bedale. Priest: Reverend Patrick O’Neill

Tel:  01969 623141 E-mail: ssmaryandjosephbedale@middlesbrough-diocese.org.uk

Services: Sunday 11.15am Holy days 9.15am Tuesday & Friday   10.00am

Sacred Heart, 41 Thirsk Road, Northallerton.  

Tel: 01609 773323 E-mail: sacredheartnorthallerton@middlesbrough-diocese.org.uk Website: www.sacredheartna.org.uk
Clergy: Rev. James Blenkinsopp
Services: Saturday 6.00pm Sunday 8.45am Holy days 9.30am & 7pm Weekdays 9.30am

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Friends Meeting House, Grove Square, Leyburn
Meeting for worship Sundays 10.30 – 11.30am Friends Meeting House,
Bainbridge Meeting for worship Wednesdays 10.00 – 10.30am; Sundays 10.30 – 11.30am except for the last Sunday in the month when it is held at Countersett Meeting House at 10.45 – 11.45am

Bedale Cricket Club  

 Based at BASA on Leyburn Road  

Dales Care

Wycar Bedale DL8 1ER

Telephone:  01677 425806  

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays for coffee and lunch (£8)

Dentists in Bedale

Alpha Dental, Mawson House, The Bridge, Bedale, DL8 1AW Tel: 01677 425427 (NHS)

Bedale Dental Practice, 18 Sussex Street, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 422865  (Not NHS)

Doctors in Bedale

Glebe House Surgery, 19 Firby Road, Bedale, DL8 2AT Tel: 01677 422616

Education in Bedale

Bedale Community Education (at High School)  01677 422043
Bedale High School, Fitzalan Drive, Bedale   01677 422419 www.bedalehigh.n-yorks.sch.uk
Bedale Primary School, Firby Road, Bedale   01677 422401
Leeming Bar Primary School  01677 422403
Leeming & Londonderry Primary  01677 422160
Mowbray School, Masham Road, Bedale  01677 422446

Bedale Festival Choir

A mixed choir consisting of approximately 40 members, located in Bedale, North Yorkshire.
Contact Richard Boyton 01677 425800 or rickdomino47@aol.com

Flower Club (Northallerton)

MEETINGS at The W.I. Hall, The Close, Romanby on the first Friday of the month at 1.45 p.m. until 3.45 p.m. approx. ACTIVITIES: Come and watch inspiring DEMONSTRATIONS. Learn new skills at WORKSHOPS and CLUB PRACTICES. Enjoy OUTINGS to flower festivals, exhibitions and gardens. Have FUN and make new FRIENDS through flowers. No experience necessary. Lots of help given.
MEMBERSHIP: New Members are always welcome. Annual Fee £20. Visitor £3 per meeting (2 meetings only) INFORMATION: Further details can be obtained from the following Sylvia Broadwith (President) 01677 470546 Kathleen Dodds (Chairman) 01609 748496 Mary McLoughlin (Secretary) 01609 770806  

Bedale Golf Club

Clubhouse, Leyburn Road, Bedale. DL8 1EZ. Tel: 01677 422443. E-mail: office@bedalegolfclub.com www.bedalegolfclub.com

Bedale Hall

North End, Bedale, DL8 1AA. Tel: 01677 423797. E-mail: info@bedalehall.org.uk Community centre, rooms for hire, licensed for weddings, offices of various sizes to rent  www.bedalehall.org.uk

Bedale Leisure Centre

Firby Road, Bedale, DL8 2AT. Tel: 01677 427272 Swimming pool, badminton, fitness training, etc.. Run by Hambleton District Council  

Hambleton Strollers - Walking for Health group

Meets at Bedale Leisure Centre each Thursday at 10.15am Info: 01609 771642

Bedale Library

Bedale Library Bedale Hall, Bedale. Tel: 01609 534573 E-mail: library@bedalecommunitylibrary.org.uk 
Run by volunteers

Amenities available: Class Visits, Events ,Photocopier, Storytime Regular activities: – There is a storytime for pre-school children every Friday afternoon from 2.15pm – 2.45pm. – IT (Information Technology) taster sessions are held throughout the year. – Children’s activity sessions are held during school holidays.
Opening hours: Sunday Closed Monday 2pm – 5pm Tuesday 10am – 4pm Wednesday 2pm – 5pm
Friday 10am – 4pm Saturday 10am – 12 noon 

Local Hospital

Friarage Hospital, Northallerton. Tel: (01609) 779911  

Market Day in Bedale

Small town market held every Tuesday in the Market Place.Other local markets:
MONDAY: Thirsk, Darlington
WEDNESDAY: Northallerton, Masham, Knaresborough
THURSDAY: Richmond (indoor), Ripon
FRIDAY: Leyburn, Reeth, Easingwold
SATURDAY: Northallerton, Masham, Richmond, Thirsk, Darlington

Bedale Museum

Bedale Hall, North End, Bedale, DL8 1AA. Tel: 01677 423272

Open April to October.  Run by volunteers.


Bedale Police Station (not staffed 24 hours)      0845 606 0247

Parking in Bedale

FREE Market Place parking – 2 hour disc parking (disks available from shops and the TIC)
Car parks off Bridge Street £1.80 all day DL8 2AD

Bedale 25 Probus Club

Meetings at The Lodge at Leeming Bar every other Monday at 10am

Probus of Bedale

Secretary: D Braithwaite Tel: 01677 422861

Bedale Scout and Guide Group

Situated at back of Emgate, Bedale. Scouting for the local area. Meets on Wednesdays 7.30 pm to 9.30pm. Contact: Christopher Hall, c/o 1a Sussex Close, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2AW. Tel: (01677) 426266 

Also guides, brownies, cub and beavers.

Sport & Leisure in Bedale

Bedale Leisure Centre Firby Road, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 427272
Bedale Golf Club, Leyburn Road, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 422451
Bedale Athletics and Sports Association (BASA)Club House, Leyburn Road, Bedale. Tel: 01677 422918 (Tennis, cricket, football, hockey)


Bedale Tennis Club Jonathan Sadler 07980 556463 or Althea Draper 01609 780087


Bedale Tourist Information

Bedale Tourist Information Point, Bedale Hall, Bedale. Tel: (01677) 424604. E-mail: info@bedaletic.org.uk

Open Easter to October half term : Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm Saturday 9am – 2pm;
Bank Holiday Mondays

October half term to early December and February half term to Easter : Tuesdays 10am – 4pm and Saturdays 10am – 1pm. Run by volunteers.


Monthly meetings in Chantry Hall at 10am for 10.30am on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Hon President & Regional Rep – Beryl Pemberton 01677 424646
Chairman – Avis Pelly 01677 422187
Treasurer – Malcolm Singleton 01677 425537
Business Secretary – Angela Kingsbury 01677 424530
Minutes Secretary – Joan Bailey 01677 423847
Membership & Information Sheet – Doreen Parker 01677 425041
“Finders” – Angela Kingsbury, Avis Pelly, Margaret Shrinkfield, Rosemary Drewer

Women’s Institutes

There are 3  local WIs – 

Wythit WI meets upstairs in the Black Swan on the third Sunday in the month at 7pm.  Both sometimes have outside events instead of the regular meeting. Contact Beverley on 07933 687460 info@wythitwibedale  and a new website    www.wythitwibedale.co.uk . Come and try us out!

Bedale Belles -Meet the fourth Thursday in the month at 13.30 in Bedale Hall Contact Fiona 07746 542030; Judi 07780 432496; Ann 07402 004608

Aiskew WI - meets on the first Monday of the month in Bedale Hall at 7.15pm; coffee at the Tandem Cafe on the third Friday at 10.30am. Email Jenny jcurzon02@gmail.com

Hambleton District Council

Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton, DL6 2UU.
Tel: 0845 1211 555. E-mail: info@hambleton.gov.uk

North Yorkshire County Council

County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD.
Tel: 0845 8 72 73 74