Exploring the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding area

The Yorkshire Dales Glamping at Little Seed Field enjoys a great location in the heart of the Nidderdale, close market towns like Masham and Pateley Bridge, the historical town of Ripon and and only an hour from the medieval city of York.

Close to the site

The rich heather moorland of Nidderdale that surrounds the farm is home to diverse range wildlife; not least birds of prey, wild deer and game birds. September is the best time of year, when the heather comes out in full bloom providing an amazing visual landscape. Exploring near and around to the site can be rewarding and fun. We encourage our visitors to go discover the surrounding area as it has something to offer all year round.

We are also perfectly located for cycling, walking and hiking breaks. You can leave the car on site and head out into the Yorkshire Dales. The area has become a centre for major cycling events like the Tour de Yorkshire. Keenly the surrounding countryside is a walkers paradise, with nationally recognised walking trails and routes.

From ancient woods to druids temples, we are lucky to have some great places only a short distance away.

There is a pub and fabulous takeaway in our local village, Kirkby Malzeard, where you can also find local corner shop and butchers who can provide basic supplies. Pateley Bridge is a short drive away and has larger selection of shops, two well renowned butcher shops and a fabulous Italian restaurant.

Woodland Trust managed and award winning Hackfall ancient woods and trails is only as short distance from Little Seed Field. It’s woods and grasslands are an area of outstanding natural beauty and significant scientific interest.

Yorkshire Dales Glamping at Little Seed Field is a perfectly locationed to base your break. We have so many amazing things to see and do, all of which are only a short distance away. From trekking through woods, getting close ancient monuments, exploring historic towns, taking in stunning views or just enjoying nature. You are spilt fo choice.

A little further afield

Nidderdale is home to the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, a vast estate comprising the largest abbey ruins in the country, a deer park and a beautiful Georgian water garden.

Reservoirs such as Gouthwaite and Scar House are a distinctive feature of the Nidderdale valley. Sandstone crags and tors created by erosion and weathering are a feature of the landscape and Brimham Rocks and How Stean Gorge are only a few miles away.

Traditional hamlets and villages, such as Middlesmoor and Lofthouse, are scattered throughout Nidderdale, with old drovers’ roads snaking over the moor connecting them. At Nidderdale’s heart is the small town of Pateley Bridge which winds its way up the hill and is renowned for small shops selling local produce as well as being home to the oldest sweet shop in England.

Less than an hours drive away, is the medieval and historic city of York. With it’s splendid minster – which houses the largest expanse of stained glass, to the walled city walks, there is so much to do in a day.

The railway museum has the biggest collection in the world, from the first steam engines right up to the present day. If that’s not exciting enough discovering the famous old streets hosting a vast array independent shops and partisan eateries will keep your attention.

Spectacular views across the dale reward those who take the short walk up to the Coldstones Cut quarry, Where Yorkshire’s largest public artwork and viewing point set on the edge of the vast quarry.

If you would like further details about any of the wonderful places to visit, then we are more than happy to give you information to help you plan your stay at Little Seed Field.