Cliffe House, Shepley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire for Youth and Schools

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Outdoor Centre
Large school residential venue sleeping 20-50 with bespoke learning programmes near the Peak District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Cliffe House, Shepley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, sleeps 20-50 in 11 bedrooms.

During term time this beautiful, Grade ll listed, Victorian house is a pioneering Field Study Centre, delivering bespoke outdoor learning packages to children and adults. We offer a unique learning experience and have a fully equipped disability suite and carers bedroom that ensures Cliffe House can offer accommodation to all.

We host team building weekends for local clubs and sports teams and are proud to be the annual venue for Camp Ed.UK. Flexible catering packages are provided - no self catering.

The activities offered at Cliffe House are designed to support the National Curriculum and are delivered in a high quality learning environment. The nature of the activities will inspire young people to learn and develop a love for learning. All programmes are tailor made to suit your requirements.

Some of the activities included are willow weaving, twig weaving, clay work, tree sculptures, bushcraft, archaeology, farming, first aid, micro-climates, orienteering, pollution, pond studies, rock and soil studies, stream and river studies and team building games.


Catered only, but flexible. Our kitchen holds a 5 star food hygiene rating - full English or continental breakfast is included within the price.
Framed by full length windows with exquisite stained glass, our dining room seats up to 50 people and has an open coal fire.
The James Senior lounge has seating with wide screen TV and open coal fire. The Billiards room has additional seating with tables and open coal fire.
The TV room/games room has a small stage, table football, giant connect four and small snooker table along with a range of board and floor games.
WiFi is available through the house, all communal areas have the facility for music to be played. Both the lounge and Billiards have a wide screen TV.
We have a games room, indoor court yard and outside there is shed with table tennis and table football and our woodland adventure playground.
Central heating throughout the house, booster electric radiators in bedrooms and all communal areas have coal burning fires.
GF: disability suite 2. 1st: 4 dorms with 2-8 beds in each, 2nd: 5 dorms with 2-8 beds - all flexible please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Duvet covers, sheets and pillowcases included, towels are not provided.
Ground floor: 2 toilets, full disability showering facilities and hoists. 1st floor: 3 toilets, 3 showers. 2nd floor: 2 toilets, 3 showers.
Ground floor up to for 6 people. Disability suite/carers room with 2 beds, one of which is a profiling bed. Bathroom equipped with hoist. Ramp access
Perfect for children - lots and lots to explore and do, our woodland adventure playground is challenging and adult supervision is advised.
Mature gardens, lawn, woodland walks, pond with viewing platforms, secret pathways, trim trail, willow tunnel, den building, adventure play, seating.
Nearest is a 3 mile drive for private pool hire. Public swimming just under 5 miles away in both Holmfirth and Scissett.
Ample secure parking for up to 35 cars.
A no smoking policy exists throughout whole of the building and across the site.
Guide dogs welcome.


We are located in the village of Shepley, on the outskirts of Huddersfield within easy reach of 'Summer Wine' country. We are just 15 mins drive from Junction 39 of the M1.
Holmfirth or Huddersfield.
Co-op in Shepley, which is walking distance away.
Sovereign, Black Bull and the Farmer's Boy are all within easy walking distance.

Booking Information

Weekend stays from £49 per person per night fully catered (min charge 20).
Bed and breakfast options available too, please call for details.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

140 Lane Head Road
United Kingdom
Shepley Station is within walking distance.
Bus stops directly outside Cliffe House and outside the Black Bull pub in the village.
Leeds Bradford and Manchester airport are both approximately an hour away.

Rental Rates

Weekend stays from £49 per person per night fully catered (min charge 20).
1 night £65 per person per night fully catered, led by Cliffe House staff (min charge 35, weekdays during term time).
2 night residential (Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri) £110 per person per visit fully catered (min charge 35).

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Cliffe House, Shepley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Natalie McSheffrey

+44 (0)1484 225 083
140 Lane Head Road
United Kingdom