Overview & description

A Magical Family Countryside Experience'

Studfold Adventure Trail is situated in stunning countryside, an area of outstanding natural beauty in Upper Nidderdale. The trail has been designed with primary school aged children in mind. It encourages children to be aware of their natural surroundings in an innovative and exciting way.

Check out the reviews found on Trip Advisor...
'The whole trail has been beautifully thought out.'
'The whole experience was very 'famous five'!'
'The kids were so excited about finding the treasure boxes and clues along the way.'
'Brilliant, engaging for adults too.'
'The picnic and play area was fabulous... set in stunning countryside with breathtaking views.'
'Created childhood memories that will last forever!'
'The closest thing to a perfect country day out we have found. Thank you Studfold, we will be back.'

A unique countryside experience.'

At the start of the Adventure Trail in the small farm shop/reception you are given a clue/trail sheet which lists instructions and a map and gives you clues to discover the secret treasure box... You now become nature detectives finding hidden countryside secrets!

Discover along the trail giant animal sculptures, footprints, a bird hide, sensory points and explore a wild flower meadow maze which includes one of many interactive information points.
Build a den!

Along into the magical wood you reach the giant stone story telling chair where your imagination can run riot! Down to the fairy ring to make a wish... Find the treasure swap box!

Out of the wood, feed the squirrel with pine cones! Help weave the Studfold Loom. Discover the old barn and great picnic/play area. Ride on tractors and sandpits! The barn has been interpreted to show the old Victorian farming methods - it includes discovery labels a listening post.

There is so much more to see and do!

Bring a picnic.. We deliver it to the play area.
Do not forget a small item to place in the secret swap box!

There are many events planned throughout the year... The Springtime Easter egg hunt. Summertime Fairy and Pixie trail. Bug Hunting. Craft days.


Studfold 'The Nidderdale Experience' Caravan, Camping and Glamping Park won the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Award. Group Accommodation for 30 is also available in Studfold Activity Centre.

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