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Want to some fun with a difference? Relax in fantastic Yorkshire scenery? Nidderdale Llamas has it all, including ‘Llama Speed Dating’!
Llama Trekking is amazingly good fun, each llama has a ‘Big’ personality and as they make brilliant walking companions, you can get acquainted with a new fleecy companion that will even carry your gear. The centre actually matches your personality to your llama’s personality! Drama llamas, greedy llamas, laid back llamas, teenage rebel llamas, confused llamas, the list goes on and on.... They also have some alpacas, for the shorter routes, so you may end up with a cuddly new friend with a cool hair style, to accompany you around the countryside.
Being so soft and gentle to touch, some may even talk to you with a gentle hummm. Nidderdale Llamas guarantee you will be en- captured and certainly won’t want to leave your new best friend behind!!
Llama Trekking involves leading your llama out amidst the beautiful Nidderdale Countryside, whilst he carries your gear and on the day trek a speciality picnic all provided by the centre. You cannot ‘ride’ a llama, they are pack animals. It’s quite the alternative to pony trekking, but so relaxing.
The centre offers various options, from 2 experiences on the farm, meeting llamas and alpacas & leaning all about them, to 3 varying length trek options, ranging from 1.5miles, 3.5miles and 8 miles. Children must be 7yrs old to be permitted and 10yrs old to do a trek, this is not an activity for youngsters. There are other animals in residence on the farm such as rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, ferrets and ponies. So whether you just want to relax, chill out, have fun with friends and family, looking for something different or your organising a birthday party, hen party or special occasion, check Nidderdale Llamas out to see what they have to suit you. They also take llama to events and weddings, all the info is on the website.
All visits and treks must be pre-booked. It is not an open farm therefore they cannot accept casual callers. This is more of a personal experience as opposed to queuing up and battling the crowds! There is a high standard of animal welfare at the centre, where the animals are not over crowded or allowed to become stressed. A real gem in Yorkshire and a MUST DO!