Scramble up a mountain, feel the freedom of two wheels, climb a rock face, experience the thrill of abseiling a vertical crag, jump into natural pools, or squeeze your way through ancient passageways. From gorge walking to caving and everything in between, experience the very best of adventure right here on Studfold’s doorstep. Youtube...The Lost Earth Experience at Studfold.

All activities are led by highly experienced and qualified instructors and are suitable for all skill levels and abilities, from ages 7+. Safety and technical equipment is provided for all activities. For our onsite activities we have changing facillities and hot showers.


To Book

To book or enquire please get in touch with the team at Lost Earth Adventures*, by ringing 01904 500094 or by visiting their website. The office is open 7 days/week from 9am-6:30pm.

*Lost Earth Adventures are a renowned, professionally run outdoors company that lead adventurous activities across Yorkshire, the Peak District and Lake District and manages the activity centre at Studfold.


Rock ClimbingRock Climbing

Come eye to eye with ‘Cyclops’ or show your moves to the ‘Dancing Bear’. Climbing at Brimham Rocks is an unforgettable experience. Perfect for all skill levels and abilities. Half and full days available.

Mountain BikingMountain Biking

Hop on the saddle and explore the very best of Nidderdale on two wheels. A diverse range of trails from pumpy single track and wide forest trails to challenging descents and countryside ambles are all on offer in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Ramble up the sparkling River Nidd or walk along the impressively built Victorian era Gouthwaite Reservoir. Clamber up hill and down dale on a guided hike, whether it’s a short blast or an epic day out enjoying The Great Outdoors.

Gorge WalkingGorge Walking

There’s no better way to spend a morning or afternoon! Get wet, jump into plunge pools, scramble up waterfalls, slide down chutes and enjoy the thrill of a free hanging abseil to cap it all off. This is pure adventure!

Navigating and OrienteeringNavigation

Unsure of your way around with a compass or map? We’ll teach you the necessary skills to safely and confidently navigate your own path across the hills, crags and mountains of the UK. Beginner to advanced courses available, tailor made to your abilities and goals.  


An entire world underground to discover. A labyrinth of tunnels, vertical shafts, giant chambers and glistening waterfalls, formed over thousands of years. Yorkshire is home to the finest caving in the UK.  Join us to explore a landscape few others get to experience.


With nothing but air between you and terra firma, this is a thrill like no other! Guided by our expert instructors, you will safely experience the adrenaline of dropping over the edge of a vertical cliff face, some of which are over 25m high.

Large Groups and Corporate Bookings

No matter the size of group, big or small, nor the occasion – School and scout groups, parties, corporate, team building, or charity events we’ll make sure to deliver an exhilarating and unforgettable day out, catered towards your expectations.We will create an adventure to suit the needs of your group. Read more on packages here »

View our activities and packages gallery here.

Studfold Adventure Trail

Discover nature through adventure on our award winning trail.

What better way to spend your time than to visit our fantastic new Explore Discover and Learn Trail during your stay with us? You can find out more information about the special offers available to our guests by visiting our new website Studfold Trails.

Nidderdale Llama trekking - Nidderdale Llamas near Pateley Bridge

Name: Suzanne Benson
Tel .number  01423 711052
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Nidderdale Cycles - Bike Hire in the Pateley Bridge Area

Nidderdale Cycle Hire


Name: Dave Mann

Tel number 07821 463853

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