Studfold Adventure Trail
Studfold Adventure Trail is situated in the stunning countryside of Upper Nidderdale, in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Here you can explore the magic and wonder of the Studfold Adventure and Fairy Trail.
If you are looking for an exciting outdoor adventure, you can book the ‘MAD’ (multi activity day) adventure package. With on-site caravan, camping and glamping pitches available, Studfold is the perfect place for an adventure, however long you are staying.
Learning about Nature
The fairy village of Two Stone Wishes has magically appeared and you can discover the hidden codes to unlock gateways to reveal Studfold’s magical wood and the hidden treasure box. The adventure trail has been designed with primary school-aged children in mind and is a magical countryside experience for all the family. The trail encourages children to be aware of their natural surroundings in an innovative, immersive and exciting way.
Studfold Fairy Adventure Trail
Families can explore the magic and wonder of the Studfold Fairy Adventure Trail from April to September, however between May and August, over 20 magical fairy houses appear across the trail, each with their own story or poem. Pick up a clue sheet and seek out the delightful and colourful fairies and their magical homes.
Along the trail you will discover the fairy codes to unlock gates and reveal our giant story-telling chair, perfect for all primary and pre-school children, their parents, and even their parent’s parents! Children are invited to either dress up in their own fairy wings or borrow some from us. Alongside the fairy trail, there are many other intriguing countryside activities, plus go-carts, ride-on tractors, sandpits and den-building.
Discover the Nidderdale landscape
Exploration and play mixes with learning as children explore the rural landscape of Upper Nidderdale and discover its secrets. The trail features areas of wide open space for young ones to burn off energy and a variety of play locations, as well as wildlife observation points, where young minds can learn to watch quietly.
Refreshments are available from our Nidderdale Way Café with a menu ranging from breakfasts and light lunches, including sandwiches, to cake, snacks and hot and cold drinks. Our picnic area is available for you to bring your own picnic or, if you prefer, you can pre-order your picnic at the Café to take with you on the trail.
Make Studfold your home from home
As well as visiting for the day, you can stay longer and enjoy a glamping experience. Studfold has four glamping pods on the site, one of which is dog-friendly. With excellent toilet and shower facilities, a playing field and shop, it’s the perfect place for a family getaway.
The Studfold Adventure Trail is open:
Easter Holidays Daily 1 - 16 April
Weekends from 22 April – 16 July and 9 – 24 September.
Daily from 29 April – 1 May, 27 May – 4 June and 22 July – 3 September
***Important note: Closed Saturday 6 May***
Admission prices: Adult: £7.50, Child/Concession: £6.50, Under 3: free, Family (2+2): £25.00.
Book your tickets for the Studfold Summer Fairy Adventure online.
Dogs are allowed on leads.
Please note: Sat nav users, do not use your sat nav for the last part of your journey to us. Please follow these directions.
From Harrogate: go down the high street at Pateley Bridge, go over the bridge and turn right on to the road by the petrol station, signposted to Lofthouse. Turn left after the junction to Lofthouse and follow the road.
From A1: exit at junction 50 at Ripon and take A61 to Ripon and then the B6265 to Pateley Bridge.
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