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Studfold Walks and Trails

| Harrogate, Lofthouse HG3 5SG, England
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Hidden Gem. Great for under 3s!

A fantastic morning or afternoon out. It’s rare to find somewhere great for all ages, we have 2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul M
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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A magical place

Very enjoyable afternoon following the trail and admiring stunning views. Lots of interesting finds... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Sharon W
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An intriguing fun filled adventure in stunning countryside for children & their grown ups! Solve clues, find secret boxes and enjoy lots of other activities. Create memories that will last a lifetime. Suitable for families with pre-school and primary school age children.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the barn” (26 reviews)
“play area” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Harrogate, Lofthouse HG3 5SG, England
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"adventure trail"
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"play area"
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"den building"
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"fairy houses"
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"bird hide"
in 7 reviews
"bird watching"
in 3 reviews
"girls aged"
in 2 reviews
"den making"
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"lots of fun"
in 2 reviews
"nidderdale"
in 10 reviews
"rabbits"
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"picnic"
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"diggers"
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"feely"
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"sculptures"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic morning or afternoon out. It’s rare to find somewhere great for all ages, we have 2 year old and find that most things are for 3+ but the trails, sculpture, birds, tractor go carts and elf/fairy trail caught her imagination. It was well...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable afternoon following the trail and admiring stunning views. Lots of interesting finds to keep children (and grown ups!) entertained and to learn about nature, farming and magic in the fairy wood. Beautiful place.

Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Visited with four children during the Easter holidays to do the Easter trail. This place is one of the very best places I've ever been to with children. And as a Childminder for 17 years and a Mum to grown up children, I have visited...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

After very wet Easter holiday in Nidderdale visited Studfold on our way home in glorious weather . Arriving at reception we received a very warm welcome from Ian , & the the trail and facilities were explained to us all . There is so much...More

Thank mags241
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is the perfect place for a family day out. The scenery is fabulous and the walking not strenuous. There has obviously been a lot of thought put into the site. We were there at Easter (after the rain went away!). There was so much...More

2  Thank Quizgirl54
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We arrived later than anticipated at Studfold for an afternoon doing the nature trail that we had seen advertised on a local website. Despite getting their fairly late (around 2:30pm), we were cheerfully greeted by the receptionist and given some trail.information and packs for our...More

Thank bazman78
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We took our two girls aged 2 and 6 here and they loved it. So lovely that they drop your picnic halfway round for you to enjoy at the barn. Really well set out and lovely scenery especially along the riverbank. A thoroughly lovely day...More

2  Thank alanacohen
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Lovely, quiet site. Toilet/shower/washing up facilities excellent. Loved the Adventure trail for the children, though not ideal for a buggy! Lots of fun and interactive adventure teaching children about nature and what is around them. You can arrange to have your picnic taken to the...More

Thank donna p
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Nidderdale is a beautiful part of the country anyway, but this trail helps get the kids walking and keeps them interested. It's a reasonable walk round and my little one who is nearly 3 did manage to walk all of it. There are plenty of...More

1  Thank Graham W
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We visited with a 4 year old and really enjoyed Studfold trail. You have a trail to follow with things to look out for along the way. It's an educational and fun morning or afternoon out. The views of upper Nidderdale are fabulous and worth...More

1  Thank Knobby1977
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dancebabe1984
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Response from Quizgirl54 | Reviewed this property |
It's about 40 minutes drive from Harrogate. There is not a general bus service. In summer there has in the past been a bus from Pateley Bridge at weekends but don't know if it will run this summer. There is a bus service... More
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