PLANNING NEWS – Permissions achieved in Nidderdale AONB for educational, family attraction in the countryside

studfold adventure trail, planning permission, rural development rural diversification, leisure facility in the countryside, educational facility, rural family attraction, nidderdale AONBWe are delighted to share the news of one of our latest planning consents in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in a Site of Special Scientific Interest.


The permission enhances and grows the existing resource at Studfold Adventure Trail with further educational facilities. This established and award-winning rural business currently provides an enjoyable walking trail for visitors, children and families.

The permitted changes mean the attraction includes the use an existing barn building as an interactive, educational zone, the provision of wooden play equipment and new toilet facilities.

The intention being to support the already established facility to provide a better visitor experience and support an even further appreciation of the countryside. Essentially, introducing children and their families to the flora and fauna to be enjoyed as well as the historic landscape.

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