Studfold Farm Activity Centre and Camp Site

Outdoor Education, Team Building and Adventure Centre

Pately Bridge, Yorkshire Dales

Outdoor Education Centre Yorkshire
Studfold Activity Centre is an award winning, 4-star residential adventure facility for groups looking to learn or bond through adventure.

Our Focus

Our focus is on the highest standards of learning through adventure and outdoor education. We cater for groups that prefer quality, providing outstanding service, attention to detail and an overall exceptional experience. Instructor to client ratios are low, equipment is top of the line, clean and regularly updated, the food is fresh, nutritious and hearty.

Adventure Training. Outdoor Education. Team Building. Family Fun.

Family Adventure Yorkshire Dales

Active Family Weekends

Want to please the youngsters, challenge the teens and keep the adults amused? Activities can be tailored to fit all skill levels, ages and abilities. Make it as fun or as adventurous as you want it to be, we’ll help you find the perfect fit and tick all the boxes!

“The best life lessons and education don’t come from a classroom – they come from adventure.
How you act in the big moments, the ones that challenge you, scare you, tempt you, and force you to make the right decisions, is what defines you.”


Group Organisers

At Lost Earth Adventures we are aware of the concerns for the health and safety of your group.

  • We have an Adventurous Activities Association License (AALA License)
  • We have detailed risk assessments for every activity we run
  • We have £10 million liability insurance
  • All staff working with children have undergone DBS (formally CRB) checks
  • We have a child protection policy
  • We have fully qualified instructors
  • Read our reviews

All of these documents are available on request. Read more about our AALA License and Safety Policy

We also supply participants with an information pack including kit lists, safety briefings and all other information needed for your adventure as well as all the specialist equipment and water-proof clothing.

You can simply turn up and take part. Our friendly, qualified and experienced team will help to take the hassle out of planning, so you can concentrate on having fun!

Centre Facilities

The Adventure Centre can accommodate groups of any size, we have plenty of room here, on our campsite or by using our other nearby centres. Studfold Camp Site has won the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Award for Caravan and Camping Parks. Facilities are of the highest calibre, award winningly clean and the perfect place to base your group for a real adventure in the Yorkshire Dales. For camping groups we supply large patrol tents and all camping gear required for your members.

We can run trips as fully catered or you can choose self catering as there is a well equipped kitchen available for your group.

Activity Centre Yorkshire Dales
Situated in the beautiful hamlet of Lofthouse in the Nidderdale Valley we have conference and meeting facilities right in centre of all our outdoor activities with catering, free parking, gardens and green space, flip boards and other conference materials available.

As well as:

  • Dining room / classroom / social area
  • Drying room
  • Disabled access
  • Coach parking
  • Barbeque area with picnic benches
  • Field for ball games and relaxing
  • Central heating

Restaurants and Pubs Close By

There are a number of excellent local pubs, cafes and restaurants including the Micheline Starred York Arms, a few minutes away.

Adventures and Packages Available

  • Rock Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing
  • Raft Building
  • Bouldering
  • Stand up Paddle Boarding
  • Abseiling
  • Orienteering
  • Archery
  • Weaseling
  • Caving
  • Gorge Walking / Ghyll Scrambling
  • Canyoning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bushcraft and shelter building
  • Scrambling
  • Hiking
  • Orienteering
  • Navigational Tuition
  • Nature Trail
  • Team Building
  • Wild Camping
  • Geology, PE, Outdoor Learning facilitation
  • 2-Day Expedition
  • 2 to 5-Day Residential Adventure
  • Nidderdale Wild Weekend Away
  • Adventure Racing
  • Plus Many More!

We can also provide a course that takes places inside only, if that is your preference. It will include dynamic indoor team tasks, group discussions and workshops.

Starting from just a half day to multi-day adventures, our friendly, qualified and experienced team will guide you in organising a hassle free and rewarding event!


Tell us the following:

  • How many people
  • How many days of activities
  • How many nights of accommodation
  • Dormitory accommodation or camping
  • Own transport for duration or our transport
  • Full board or self catered
  • What activities you’d like to do from the list above

Put this in an email to and we’ll respond with a price within 24 hours. If you’d like to talk to one of our helpful instructors or centre managers for advice call us on 01904 500094.


Activity Centre Map
Studfold Activity Centre
North Yorkshire

Distances to the Centre:

Leeds – 1 hour, Harrogate – 40 minutes, York – 1 hour 15 minutes. The centre is also within close proximity to Settle, Skipton, Richmond, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Northallerton, Thirsk, Otley and Bradford.

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