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How Stean Gorge
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“via ferrata”(38 reviews)
“hard hats”(12 reviews)
“wet suits”(6 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Lofthouse HG3 5SF, England
+44 1423 755666
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All reviews via ferrata hard hats wet suits stag weekend great campsite rock climbing cafe on site brilliant experience great afternoon all ages abseil canoeing diving instructor adventure activity bridge
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Leeds but came to How Stean via a mini bus which took just over an hour to get to. I had booked the 3 activities for the group and we had a fantastic afternoon. Our tour guide Gaz was brilliant and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Josh B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed Friday to Sunday in the bunkhouse for my sons stag weekend . They was 14 of us and we did the big 5. From start to finish the weekend was amazing from friendly staff to the excellent instructors. The owner was amazing and went...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank paulhZ9394BP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from a stag weekend we had at How Stean Gorge. We stayed on site and took part in the Big Five activities. Staff did all the heavy lifting when it came to the weekend. Transition between activities was smooth and we felt...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank homanj1994
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

You need to make sure you’re properly attired. Walking boots, waterproofs etc. It’s a gorgeous natural gorge.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Myself and a friend came for 3 activities, Via Ferrata, abseil and gorge walking. We had a fantastic experience from start to finish and just loved every minute of the activities. The instructor Adam definitely made the day as he was very comforting, funny and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NikolaTurtle95
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited How Stean Gorge yesterday evening to take part in the star gazing and canoeing activity they were running on a nearby reservoir. The whole experience was brilliant from start to finish and really well organised. We met at the cafe...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul22541
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We visited here after a very wet day and some of the paths were very slippery with recommendation to possibly avoid and one of the caves were not assessable due to lots of water so if you are to visit here and want to manage...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 986deborahe
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon! Thoroughly enjoyed it and definitely worth the money! Will be back and Libby was amazing as an instructor! Safe... helpful... supportive... and there for a push up if you needed it lol! Next time going to try the other activities available.., all in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank goodalltopaz
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Fantastic location and brilliant via ferrata route. Knowledgeable, friendly and helpful guide. Wish there were more places like this in the UK!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank knitpurlknit
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

I can’t believe I never heard of this place when it’s only an hours drive from leeds! Spectacular channels carved out of the rock by the small river. Really good both educationally and just downright fun for adults and children alike. Really great to have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Robert H
August 8, 2015|
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Response from HowStean | Property representative |
There is space for motor homes but access is up a small single track road. Sorry we do not have hookups.
July 5, 2015|
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Response from HowStean | Property representative |
There are two local Pubs both called the crown, one in Lofthouse the other at Middlesmoor.