Tour de Nidderdale!

Discover Nidderdale by Car or Bike download the Tour de Nidderdale!

Nidderdale Plus Partnership

As we look forward to the Tour de Yorkshire in May 2015, we’re delighted to be promoting our very own Tour de Nidderdale,  a ‘figure of eight’ route centred on Pateley Bridge, equally enjoyable when undertaken by bicycle, motorcycle or by car. The route can be tackled in a single ride or split into two loops. It has been designed with the experienced cyclist in mind but can be equally well enjoyed by the motorist.

The Tour guide can be downloaded here Tour de Nidderdale route and includes details of places of interest along the route, as well as an invitation to ‘spot’ the green and gold plaques that are proudly displayed in many of our villages celebrating the Tour de France in our area.

Printed copies of the Tour are also available at the Nidderdale Plus office and the Masham Community Office.

The Tour de Nidderdale was devised…

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Upper Nidderdale campsite wins top tourism gong at White Rose Awards

Studfold caravan and Camping Park… Winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards. November 2014. A lovely piece from Local Journalist Lucinda Abbott. Thank you

Nidderdale News

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Ian Walker of Studfold, second from right, with Harry Gration, Ben Hirst and Amy Garcia. Photo credit: Welcome to Yorkshire.

A family-run business in Lofthouse was named best caravan holiday park in Yorkshire at the White Rose Awards in Harrogate last night.

Studfold Caravan and Camping Park has been a finalist in the category for the past four years but this is the first time it has come out as the winner.

The Walker family have farmed the land at Studfold for over 400 years through 16 generations. The campsite was established in the late 1950s when a fisherman asked if he could put his caravan in one of the fields.

Ian Walker, who attended the event on the Great Yorkshire Showground on behalf of Studfold, said: “It was a fantastic evening. I was convinced that we wouldn’t win and when we were announced as the winner it all became…

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Great sucess for Studfold ‘The Nidderdale Experience’ at the 2014 Ackrill Media Business Awards

Wow! 2 awards.... An exciting and very proud  evening.

Wow! 2 awards…. An exciting and very proud evening.

What a thrilling and emotional evening!
Ackrill Media Business awards held at Harrogate International Centre was a marvellous gathering of businesses in and around the Nidderdale and Harrogate area.
The Studfold Team were thrilled to be recognised as winners of 2 awards…
The Best Rural Business
The Best Company Website
Passion, hard graft and creativity have brought about this success.

A big thank you goes to the Studfold Team, our visitors and friends.
There’s nowt quite like YOU!

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Le Tour de Studfold!


As an exciting new season approaches at Studfold in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The Tour de France or the Yorkshire Grand Depart in July is a huge event to consider … Stage 1 being only 10 miles away at Masham and Stage 2.. Near Blubberhouses!
Studfold will have its own mini Le tour for small children and other activities will be available to add to the spirit of the occasion!
DalesYellowBikes will be seen in and around the Nidderdale area. A competition linking many decorated yellow bikes and attractions in the area. Look out for the logo!
More new first class camping, caravanning touring facilities will open for the new season. To cater all family groups. This will enable more touring pitches to be available. Our glamping pod is proving to be a success… There are plans to add more!
Studfold Adventure Trail kicks off the new season with the very popular Easter Egg Hunt. A great family day out in the Yorkshire Dales. This is a Dales Countryside Experience for families with young children… Discover the answers to different clues and find even more secret places! Explore, Discover and learn in this amazing environment!
Yorkshire will be at Its best at Studfold and in Nidderdale in 2014!
There’s nowt quite like it!
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Studfold ‘The Nidderdale Experience’ Finalists in the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2013

We are honoured to be finalists for the third year running in the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards. A big thank you goes to all the Studfold Team for all their hard work and commitment in making Studfold a great place to visit and an amazing Yorkshire Experience. There’s nowt quite like it!





Outstanding Environment Achievement for Studfold ‘The Nidderdale Experience’

The Yorkshire Post Countryside Environment Award

Yipee! We are delighted to announce that we have won one of the prestigious 2013 Yorkshire Post Environment Awards – Countryside Category.

This award recognises work undertaken to preserve and protect the countryside – whether on a large or small scale – and is open to individuals and groups who have put a sustainable intiative into action. The awards ceremony took place in Leeds at the Queens Hotel on Wenesday 12th June. We won!!
We are so pleased and excited.
It is a great honour to be recognised for the work we do.
A big thank you goes to all the Studfold Team for maintaining such a high standard, excellent customer service and helping to provide families with a fantastic, affordable Yorkshire experience in magnificent Dales countryside.
Nidderdale is a great place to live and work. Studfold is proud to be part of and support this local Dales community. Hopefully all our visitors, young and old, have lasting memories of Yorkshire life and a great Nidderdale experience!
Get into the Great yorkshire Outdoors – There’s nowt quite like it!