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How Stean Gorge

312 reviews
Lofthouse, United Kingdom
About How Stean Gorge
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.
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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
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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
Thank michaeldstar
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Many thanks to Adam who made our day an absolute joy. I didn’t believe I’d get round, but he did and he was right!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Qtipnewman999
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Bought family ticket from Groupon. Excellent value and we spent about two hours exploring. Glad we had taken torch and wellies. Lovely pot of tea in café but meals were slightly over priced so just had a quick snack. Would visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janice L
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Myself & my daughter did the Via Ferrata today and loved it, a great experience! Our guide James was fab too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Faye M
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I visited the gorge in September for a corporate day out with a team of 10. We had a great afternoon abseiling and gorge-scrambling. Adam, who led our group, was brilliant, so knowledgable about the gorge and made the whole experience much more fun, along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jessh19825
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We (2 adults and 2 kids - 15 & 12) tried our hand at gorge walking. The experience was very enjoyable from the abseiling down into the gorge to wading (and even swimming in places) through the flowing water. Adam, our guide, was extremely friendly,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel R
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April 19, 2019|
Response from HowStean | Property representative |
2 Weeks we can make it happen , less we might be able to. If it rains we get wet. If it is too windy you get a full refund and we will offer an alternative activity if you wish. Allow an hour before or after the activity to... More
March 30, 2019|
Response from HowStean | Property representative |
Campsite yes, bunkhouse please keep it cleanish
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.