Nidderdale Way Cafe

There’s a warm Yorkshire welcome waiting for you at the friendly Nidderdale Way Cafe onsite at Studfold. Serving homemade breakfasts, lunches, picnics, and everything in between, including, of course, cake! Choose to enjoy your cuppa, butties and lumps of cake cosy indoors, or outside at one of our benches to take in the spectacular Nidderdale views.

Nidderdale Way Cafe

Nidderdale Way Cafe, StudfoldThe cafe is a great addition for Adventure Trail visitors, and camping, caravan and glamping holidaymakers at Studfold, and an ideal stop for walkers and cyclists of the well-known Nidderdale Way bridleway, as well as anyone who just wants to sit back and take a breather.

Run by Julia and her family team, the cafe use locally sourced products for all their delicious, freshly prepared meals and treats. Please download the menu for examples of what’s on offer. There are also specials every day, that you can check the board for in the cafe when you arrive, as well as the cake counter.

Order a picnic!

Picnic baskets for Studfold Trail“Whilst you enjoy discovering the fairies and bunnies on the Adventure Trail, we will create your delicious picnic, which will magically appear in the play barn /picnic area in time for your arrival!”

You can order lovely picnics to suit the whole family’s tastes. And, for no extra charge, to save you from carrying them around with you, the cafe will deliver them to the Adventure Trail picnic area. Just look for the pretty basket with your name on it!

Order your picnic when you arrive at Studfold. You can download the picnic menu here, but be sure to check the picnic ‘extras’ board in the cafe too.

Any campers, glampers or caravanners for breakfast? Our delicious breakfasts are available to take away and enjoy back in the comfort of your own tent, pod or caravan. They’re the perfect, hearty start to the day!

Groups and parties

We welcome groups and parties, but please ask that these are booked with us in advance, please email Julia at

Opening times

Lunchs at Studfold’s Nidderdale Way CafeOur opening times correspond with those of the Adventure Trail, which are every weekend, and school holidays, from Saturday 1st April to Sunday 24th September 2023, 9am until 4.30pm (8.30am Saturday and Sunday).

We’re open every day in the following school holidays:

  • Easter: Saturday 1st April until Sunday 16th April 2023
  • May Day Weekend: Saturday 29th April until Monday 1st May 2023
  • Spring Bank / Half Term: Saturday 27th May until Sunday 4th June 2023
  • Summer: Saturday 22nd July until Sunday 3rd September 2023

Parking and disabled access

Parking for the cafe is at the Studfold car park, which is located just off the Pateley Bridge to Middlesmoor road. The cafe is disabled-friendly, and has disabled parking immediately outside the entrance.

We look forward to welcoming you to our fabulous Nidderdale Way Cafe. In the meantime, if you’d like to keep up to date with our lovely food, and goings-on, pictures and reviews, you can find us on Facebook.

5-star hygiene rating