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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’

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

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 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

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!)

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...

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...

A new season at YHL Parks

After a busy winter preparing our five parks across North Yorkshire, the new season at YHL Parks has begun. We’re looking forward to welcoming both our regular residents and some new faces for a season that’s sure to make memories to last a lifetime! Swaleside Holiday...

Gateforth Park retirement village plans get approval

York House Leisure (YHL) is delighted to announce that its plans to build a new retirement village on derelict land near Selby are to go ahead following unanimous approval from the planning committee of Selby District Council. The multi-million pound development at...

New Year celebrations in North Yorkshire

The end of 2018 is almost upon us and you can celebrate with a range of activities close to our holiday parks in the heart of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales. Here are just a few ideas to mark the occasion and see in the New Year in style. Ripon New Year’s...

Halloween in North Yorkshire

Spooky trails, ghoulish ghost tours and Halloween trains are just a few of the haunted happenings taking place across North Yorkshire later this month. There is certainly lots going on and pumpkin fever is set to arrive at our Holiday Parks too. So, dust the cobwebs...

A year of fundraising for York Rescue Boat

For the last three years, York House Holiday Park has been fundraising for York Rescue Boat, an independent search and rescue charity which aims to help keep people safe around the rivers Ouse and Foss in York. The charity was founded in 2014 after a series of deaths...

Summer fun at YHL parks

It has been a fantastic summer at YHL Parks – and not just because we've had such wonderful weather. Our Park Managers and owners have been busier than ever with a series of events, get-togethers and fundraisers throughout the summer months. At Old Hall, the annual...

Golfers tee off to compete for YHL title

The best golfers from across YHL Parks lined up to compete in our Inter-Park Golf Competition this summer. Competing in pairs, 22 keen players headed to Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club for the day. We had six pairs from York House Holiday Park, three from Old...

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...

A Visitor’s Guide to Thirsk

Just a few minutes away from Abbots Green is the historic market town of Thirsk. Set against the spectacular backdrops of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, it has numerous beautiful features and attractions. To help you make the most of being close to this...

Bike hire at York House Holiday Park

York House Holiday Park is the perfect base from which to explore the stunning landscape of the North York Moors - and what better way to do so than on a bike! To make it easier for our residents and visitors to enjoy a cycling adventure, we have teamed up with Sutton...

What to look for when you’re buying a static caravan

Owning a holiday home is a big lifestyle change: a chance to escape and enjoy a different experience away from it all. The choice of locations, park styles and facilities is huge, and the accommodation available has moved on significantly over the last few years....

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