Studfold Farm is superbly situated at the heart of Nidderdale in North Yorkshire, seven miles north of Pateley Bridge, in beautiful hill country close to How Stean Gorge.

From HARROGATE (Leeds, Bradford, M1, M62)
From Harrogate depart on the A61 ( north ) for 5.6km. At Ripley continue north on the B6165 for 14.4km. At Pateley Bridge go through the town, over the bridge, and turn right after the bridge. Reach Lofthouse after travelling approx 10km.

From SKIPTON (West, M6)
From Skipton take the A59 (A65) east for 21.3km. Near Menwith Hill turn left onto the B6451 for 7.4km. At Summerbridge turn left and reach Pateley Bridge after 4.0km. To Lofthouse as above.

From RIPON (York, A1)
From Ripon take the B6265 west for 17.5km. At T-junction turn right to Pateley Bridge. To Lofthouse as above.

From MASHAM, LEYBURN, BEDALE or NORTHALLERTON areas. There are 2 routes. From Masham take the road to Lofthouse. This is a beautiful route over the moors, but steep! OR the longer route is to go to Ripon, see instructions above.

At Lofthouse carry on through the village (stay on the same road), take the first left (Stean), and park on the Studfold Car Park. Walk over the small bridge turn left to Studfold reception. Download map here.

Want to discover the Yorkshire Dales at their best but have young easily bored children in the car? Then why not download our Upper Dale car discovery trail?

DISCOVER AND COUNT 6 rabbit road signs from Pateley Bridge to Studfold!!

Why not order a picnic at reception on the day of your visit. Contact Julia at Studfold's . Sorry the cafe is closed in September.

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Directions from North Yorkshire Towns