If you want to shop local, the surrounding villages and towns near Studfold have wonderful independent shops for groceries, crafts, handmade gifts and goods of all kinds. The Yorkshire Dales is full of unique and quality retail opportunities, from homemade ice-cream and cakes to arts and crafts.
Studfold has a very small onsite shop with basic groceries, ice-cream, sweets, cold drinks and snacks. It’s a good idea to buy what you need for your visit before you get setup and settled at Studfold; stopping at Pateley Bridge is ideal, or Masham. Both villages have fantastic butchers, bakers, green grocers and delicatessens, and there are general stores, such as, Spar, Dales Market Corner and Coop. Larger supermarkets can be found in Ripon, Harrogate and Skipton.
For more varied retail therapy and browsing, the quaint Yorkshire market towns of Pateley Bridge, Masham, Leyburn, Bedale, Grassington, Ripon, Skipton and Northallerton are wonderful. Harrogate and York are also centres for shopping where all the usual high-street names can be found, as well as many independent shops.
The nearest petrol stations to Studfold are at Pateley Bridge, or Todds general DIY store in Summerbridge.