Travel Directions

How Stean is only 45 mins from the A1 and 35 miles from Leeds or Bradford. It is also only 3 1/2 hours from London by train and our minibus pick up . The nearest town is Pateley Bridge, only 7 miles away, where brown and white tourist signs show you the way. Follow the narrow valley road alongside the River Nidd and Gouthwaite Reservoir through breath-taking scenery to How Stean Gorge where we’ll be waiting for you.

Directions from Lofthouse Village Video

Mini–bus service If you don’t have access to a car don’t despair – we now have a Public Service Operators Licence for our newly acquired mini-bus. This can be hired for transportation to and from local railway/bus stations or Leeds Bradford airport.

Satellite Navigation

For sat nav purposes please use the address below and this postcode.
How Stean Gorge,
North Yorkshire,

Public Transport

By Bus

During the summer months, take advantage of the scenic Sunday bus service from Harrogate and Pateley Bridge to Upper Nidderdale (Nidderdale Rambler Route 825).

During the summer school holidays, Upper Nidderdale Bus 25 runs right into our car park on Tuesdays and Saturdays – you can take a trip up to Middlesmoor or Scar House and walk back. Don’t forget the bus pass!

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By Rail

Harrogate, Skipton and Thirsk have the nearest railway stations.

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By Air

Leeds Bradford Airport is the nearest airport (27 miles).

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