Helme Pasture

Self-catering Lodges and Cottages – Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales

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Helme Pasture

Set in rural Nidderdale, Helme Pasture offers two dog and pet friendly self catering Scandinavian lodges and two cosy farmhouse holiday cottages, nestled in natural woodland overlooking the valley of Nidderdale.

These two custom built Scandinavian lodges are designed to sleep from up to 6 people in great comfort. Larger groups of up to 10 adults can easily be accommodated as these two lodges can be opened up via two internal interconnecting doors into a single large lodge. These are all on a single level so will suit all age groups enabling a multi generation holiday for your extended family. We are Pet Friendly, so this can include your dog (or cat etc) as well.

The cottages are part of the main farmhouse and can each sleep 2 people in comfort.

The village of Summerbridge, 1/4 a mile away has many amenities such as general stores, a pub and cafe while other local market towns and villages are close by, as well as the Yorkshire Dales National Park and many well-known places of interest. Larger towns such as Harrogate, Ripon, Skipton and York are all easily accessible and offer additional attractions. If you want to explore by foot, bike or car we are perfectly situated to take advantage of what the area offers.

Time for you to relax


We are now in the beginnings of spring and the woodland is showing distinct signs of life. Daffodils are out and dormant plants are starting to show new growth. It wont be long until the woodland comes fully back to life and its inhabitants stop eating all the bird seed we give them and find their own sources. For now though birds are everywhere, including several types of Tit, Robins, Nuthatches, Treecreepers, Goldcrests, finches + many others taking advantage of the free food.

Pizza oven and BBQ area

A dedicated BBQ area and wood fired pizza oven just next to our two lodges. When up to temperature the pizza oven can cook a thin pizza Italian style pizza in around 90 seconds!



In addition and available for all our guests

About us:

Helme Pasture has been owned and independently managed by the same family for over 60 years, with the move away from a rundown working farm to holiday accommodation taking place in the 1970’s.

Over this time the wood has grown from scrub with a rich history to mature, semi ancient woodland comprising of mainly Sessile Oak, Holly, Beech, Silver Birch and Ash. With this change, an abundance and variety of wildlife have chosen to make the woodland its home. If you look carefully, signs of ancient settlements can be seen where rocks have been arranged as part of small camps and enclosures.