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A visitor’s guide to Helmsley

A visitor’s guide to Helmsley

Our area is filled with charming towns and villages, and Helmsley has to be among our favourites. This historic town has it all: picturesque castle ruins, a bustling market and enough fantastic independent shops and cafes to keep you occupied all day. It may be small,...

Swaleside Supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Swaleside Supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

From the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Blog, Sep 25 - 2019 | Posted by j.mcdonnell@yaa.org.uk Read the original article here Swaleside Raise Super Amount for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Swaleside Holiday Park in Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, have recently donated a very...

Happy customers: The Lancashire Road Club

Happy customers: The Lancashire Road Club

It was great to hear from happy customers The Lancashire Road Club who had popped in to The Old Barn Coffee Shop recently for some much-needed refreshment. Members of the cycling group dropped by for some lunch and a well-earned rest part-way through an impressive...

Triple finalist in the Herriot Awards!

Triple finalist in the Herriot Awards!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Old Barn Coffee Shop has been shortlisted in not one, not two, but three categories of the Herriot Awards 2019! The café, located at the entrance to York House Holiday Park, has been named as a finalist in the Tearoom...

Join us at the Hull Show in September

Join us at the Hull Show in September

When people begin looking at buying a holiday home, they often ask us where to start the process. Whilst visiting the parks and finding your ideal location are the key factors that customers consider, the type of accommodation is also an important factor. There is...

Family Fun Day at York House Holiday Park

Family Fun Day at York House Holiday Park

The annual Family Fun Day at York House Holiday Park was once again a huge success, with people coming from far and wide to enjoy the entertainment. Although the weather leading up to the event on August 17th was really poor with a lot of rain, luckily it had changed...

A visitor’s guide to Whitby

A visitor’s guide to Whitby

If you’re heading for the North Yorkshire coast, a visit to Whitby has to be on the agenda. It may be famous for its dramatic abbey ruins or as the place where Captain Cook first learned his trade, but this picturesque seaside town has many more attractions besides....

Swaleside Autism Day raises over £1,200

Swaleside Autism Day raises over £1,200

Holiday home owners at Swaleside Holiday Park have helped to raise more than £1,200 for children and young people with special educational needs. The Swaleside Autism Day was hosted by Erica and Steve Dicks (pictured) to raise money for Priory Woods School and Art...

A visitor’s guide to Harrogate

A visitor’s guide to Harrogate

The beautiful spa town of Harrogate owes its landscaped appearance and early prosperity to the discovery of the Tewit Well in 1571. This was the first of more than 80 ferrous and sulphurous springs that, by the 19th century, were to turn the town into one of the...

Come and see us at the Great Yorkshire Show!

Come and see us at the Great Yorkshire Show!

YHL Parks is delighted to be showcasing our fantastic holiday parks at the 2019 Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate. We’ll be on stand 468 with Yorkshire Holiday Homes, showcasing four lovely holiday homes and discussing our five sites in North Yorkshire and Scotland,...

Our Holiday Home Buyer Centre is now open late during summer

Our Holiday Home Buyer Centre is now open late during summer

If you're thinking of holiday home ownership, why not come and find out more at our Holiday Home Buyer Centre? Now open late on Fridays and Saturdays until the end of August, our centre offers the chance to take a look at a show home, view our current stock of holiday...

We’ve been shortlisted in the White Rose Awards!

We’ve been shortlisted in the White Rose Awards!

We are delighted to announce that York House Holiday Park has been shortlisted in the prestigious White Rose Awards 2019. The awards, run by Welcome to Yorkshire, celebrate tourism and hospitality organisations that excel at promoting the best that Yorkshire has to...

YHL Parks is proud to sponsor duathlete Sue Watson

YHL Parks is proud to sponsor duathlete Sue Watson

We have a great relationship with all our holiday home owners and guests across our holiday parks in North Yorkshire. So when Abbots Green lodge owner and duathlete Sue Watson approached us for sponsorship for a major sporting event she was competing in, we were...

A fantastic time at the ‘Tour de York House’

A fantastic time at the ‘Tour de York House’

Here at YHL parks, we had a fantastic bank holiday weekend celebrating not just the extra day off but also the Tour de Yorkshire and our very own 'Tour de York House' – all while raising money for a local charity. Although the race didn’t pass directly by our door...

A Visitor’s Guide to York

A Visitor’s Guide to York

It’s no secret that our holiday parks are a perfect spot from which to explore the dramatic landscape of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales, but we are also in striking distance of the historic city of York. So, why not take a step back in time and explore...

York House Holiday Park scoops prestigious Hoseasons award

York House Holiday Park scoops prestigious Hoseasons award

York House Holiday Park has been awarded a prestigious accolade by leading holiday provider Hoseasons after customer reviews placed it among the best in the North of England. The family-run site near Thirsk has been named by Hoseasons as a Diamond Award finalist in...

Easter fun at York House Holiday Park

Easter fun at York House Holiday Park

We’ve had a cracking Easter weekend at YHL Parks, with the glorious sunshine making it an egg-stra special occasion. At York House Holiday Park, managers Sam and John, and park assistants Ellie and Loz, organised a range of fun entertainment for all ages. The park is...

Why now is the ideal time to holiday at home (and forget Brexit!)

Why now is the ideal time to holiday at home (and forget Brexit!)

If the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is leaving your holiday plans in confusion, why not stay in the UK? We had an amazing summer in North Yorkshire last year, and there's no better place to start explore the stunning countryside and attractions right on your...

Horse racing in North Yorkshire

Horse racing in North Yorkshire

Note: This post was originally published in April 2018 and has been updated in April 2019 to provide an accurate summary of the 2019 racing season. There's nothing more exciting than a day at the races, whether you enjoy a flutter or simply like the spectacle of the...

Gold award for our wildlife conservation work

Gold award for our wildlife conservation work

One of the things that guests at our holiday parks love is the abundance of wildlife on our sites. So we are delighted that our commitment to sustaining and encouraging our environment has been recognised by top botanist David Bellamy. For the 15th year running, York...

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