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“Rewarded with breakfast”
Review of How Stean Gorge

How Stean Gorge
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Lofthouse
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: How Stean Gorge is a natural wonder. A small tight gorge cutting its way through the limestone with caves, narrow paths and foot bridges. It also has a cafe, camp site and an outdoor activity center that caters for the public from 7 years to 70 + We provide many Outdoor Activities from our onsite Outdoor Activity Centre including Gorge Walking, Ghyll Scrambling, Abseiling, Caving, Canoeing, Canyoning and Yorkshires only Via Ferrata & Climbing Course. Accomodation - Camping available for upto 26 Pitch's, we also hire out pre erected tents. We have a selection of fire pits available on a 1st come basis and a large facilities block. There are also 2 x Bunkhouses to choose from one of which is located at Scar House Reservoir just a short drive from our site in Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate, HG3 5SF. Transport - If you are coming in a group we have 2, 16 seat minibus's which are available for hire.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Reviewed 7 July 2014

In the spirit of Le Tour took to the roads for a glorious ride up through Nidderdale to be rewarded by a delicious breakfast at How Stean Gorge. Seemed so many things going on up there for kids and young teenagers so will definitely be back and probably with tents.

Thank Ifzitzigc
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HowStean, Owner at How Stean Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Thanks. For breakfast uses local free range eggs, and award winning Weatherheads special sausages from Pateley Bridge

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"via ferrata"
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"rock climbing"
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"great fun"
in 18 reviews
"awesome experience"
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"lovely little cafe"
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"every member of staff"
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"hen weekend"
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"cafe on site"
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"small group"
in 5 reviews
"all ages"
in 13 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"excellent campsite"
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"abseil"
in 33 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Beautiful area and loads to do for the more adventurous.

Lovely little cafe serving delicious snacks and cakes with plenty of walks in the local area to work the calories off.

Try a homemade Yorkshire slice. Delicious

Thank keithowen99
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

I have just visited How Stean Gorge for a 40th birthday day out.
I was part of a group of 7 adults and we did the Gorge Scramble and Abseil.
George was our guide for the afternoon and he we had an excellent time.
All the staff where really helpful and it was a great afternoon sliding, jumping and swimming through the gorge not forgetting the Abseil into the gorge.
Highly recommend this for all.

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Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

The 3 of us did via ferrata. An excellent experience. More technical than the one in honister. Great fun. The instructor had a great personality and made The day interesting and fun. The cafe on site has free wifi and all day breakfast. A good experience for everybody do it.

1  Thank MarkF1007
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

I went caving with my boyfriend in December and it was a great experience despite the cold weather it was dry. Turns out it was only the two of us booked for that day which was perfect so we got to do quite an advanced caving experience with Monty climbing through tiny gaps and down waterfalls and crawling through the freezing cold water! Absolutely great birthday treat and we will be back soon to try the other activities out also.

Thank Emma L
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