Family Attractions at Studfold.               

The trail features many exciting family attractions, encouraging and inspiring families/school groups to appreciate and have a better understanding of their natural surroundings. To experience Nidderdale at its best! It is 1 ½ miles of interactive fun, packed full of challenging and delightful activities.......

Unearth Nidderdale's Secrets on the adventure trail:

Discover clues, nature, secret boxes and find treasure! (Bring an item from home to put in the secret treasure swap box). Collect your trail map/clue sheet and badge to make from reception.

Explore a number of larger than life surprises – A 20ft hedgehog–a huge fox...that could eat you! A giant stone story telling chair - follow massive footprints find a huge Spiders web, a large wire squirrel to feed! Willow sculptures, giant spade.....The list goes on!

Enjoy a wild flower meadow maze and its secret.

Find many fantastic child friendly sculptures.

Discover the local community from our viewing point.

Weave part of Studfold's Loom.

Explore the trail following huge animal foot prints

Discover and explore a variety of sensory boxes ( Smell, hear, touch!)

Learn from interactive Information points about Wild Flowers /Grasses, Trees, Mini Beasts, Mammals, Geology and Woodland Flora and Fauna e.g. a flower growing beneath your ankle - a Smelly flower!

Find a Studfold Adventure sheet. This will encourage you to explore and make further discoveries. 

Explore our magical woodland area, with a fairy ring...  and much more...

Discover a fascinating bird hide /nesting boxes /habitats that have been created for birds, mammals and mini beasts

Count rabbits!  Design your own cobweb!

3 characters – Rabbit (the explorer), Mole (the discoverer) and Owl, (the learner) help to keep interest with the younger children.

Discover what life was like in bygone times in our historical barn – with interactive displays and a listening post.

Have fun and challenge your family in the Den Building area.

Finish the day with wonderful home cooked snacks and cakes at Studfold's new Nidderdale Way Cafe.  Run by a local family, Julia and her team. Pre-order picnics and breakfasts at nidderdalewaycafe@gmail.com. Open from Easter. Cafe closed from September.

Look out for event/craft days too....

There is so much to see and do!

Whether it's the giant storytelling chair, fascinating wildlife, treasure boxes or geology steps, our Explore, Discover and Learn Trail lets you experience the sights, sounds and smells of Nidderdale close up.

This is the Nidderdale Experience! Come and see for yourself...

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Children looking at attractions