Helme Pasture

Self-catering Lodges and Cottages – Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales

Family Attractions:

How Stean Gorge Known as 'little Switzerland' due to its striking examples of incredible rock formations. Experience gorge walking, rock climbing, via ferrata, caving, abseiling for both small and larger groups with instructers when appropriate. An onsite cafe is situated within so so you dont have to go far for a sit down, cup of tea and a slice of cake or something more substantial!

Studfold Adventure Trail, near Middlesmoor: adventure nature trail with bird hide, meadows, den building, giant story chair, ride-on tractors with sandpit and picnic area.

Nidderdale Llamas, near Wilsill: experience llama trekking.

Lightwater Valley Theme Park & Country Shopping Village, near Ripon: rides, roller-coaster, falconry centre and Angry Birds Activity Park – day out for all the family.

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam railway: steam train rides through beautiful Dales scenery.

Stockeld Park, between Harrogate and Leeds: outdoor play areas, enchanted woodland, rollerskating/ice rink.

Hesketh Farm Park at Bolton Abbey: range of animals to feed and learn about, tractor & trailer tours, indoor sandpit and outdoor play area.

National Railway Museum, York: explore giant halls of railway locomotives.

Royal Armouries, Leeds: collection of arms and armour, children’s activities, events e.g. jousting.

National Science and Media Museum, Bradford: 8 floors of free exhibitions and interactive galleries, 3 cinemas including IMAX.

The Forbidden Corner, near Leyburn: a labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four-acre garden. (Not suitable for younger children).

Valley Gardens and Playground, Harrogate: large playground, boating lake, paddling pool, crazy golf, skate park.

Swimming pools located in Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Knaresborough and Harrogate.

How Stean Gorge
How Stean Gorge
Hesketh Farm Park
Stockeld Park