Settle Hydro, Weir, Salmon Ladder and Waterwheel

Multi-award-winning Settle Hydro uses an Archimedean screw to generate ‘green’ electricity from the River Ribble as it flows over the adjacent weir.

The hydro scheme was built into the mill race which for hundreds of years fed water to the water wheel which powered the machinery at Bridge End Mill.

You can also observe the fish pass which allows migrating salmon and sea trout to pass the weir on their way to spawning beds further up the river.

Postcode: BD24 9JS



Aerial View of Settle Hydro, Weir, Fish Pass and Bridge End Mill

Settle Hydro, Weir and Fish Pass taken from Settle Bridge

Settle Hydro and Fish Pass taken from the opposite bank


Settle Hydro Power House and Viewing Area

​Waterwheel at Bridge End Mill




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