Throslte Nest is at the gateway to the Nidderdale AONB and the North Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Located on the B6165 1.2 miles from Summerbridge and 5 miles from Ripley it is more widely connected by the A61 and A59 to the major towns of Ripon, Harrogate & Skipton.

Throstle Nest Farm

Comprising 40 acre of grassland and 10 acres of woodland Throstle Nest is a rural idyll. Originally a mixed small holding of dairy cattle, sheep, pigs and chicken harvesting its own corn, Throstle Nest has required to diversify.

Throstle Nest Livery

Livery is on a DIY basis, but subject to Yard policy.

We have 8 stables in the farm yard, with adjacent paddocks.

Riding in the all weather manege (riding arena) and access hacking in the local area.

See: Livery

Flashman’s Retreat

Flashman’s Retreat (aka “FlashysRetreat”) is a project inspired by the Tiny House movement.
Designed to #MakeADifference, 20% of income is for charitable purposes.
The cabin is available for short breaks 2-3 days.

Changing times


We live in changing times. Conservation and environmental management are our future and our way of life.

We invite people to Throstle Nest to experience, learn and explore with us.