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Discover Hambleton – an overlooked gem!

Discover Hambleton – an overlooked gem!

If you haven’t visited Hambleton before, you’ve got a lot to discover! Many people pass through this lovely area of North Yorkshire on their way to the East Coast but don’t think to stop and take a look around. As a business based in Hambleton, we know what an...

Supporting English Tourism Week

Supporting English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week runs until the end of May and YHL Parks is supporting this fantastic initiative at a time when it’s more important than ever to recognise the industry’s contribution to both the regional and wider UK economy. As providers of accommodation to...

A Visitor’s Guide to Thirsk

A Visitor’s Guide to Thirsk

Just a few minutes away from York House, Abbots Green and Monk Park holiday parks 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...

A warm welcome back to our holiday parks!

A warm welcome back to our holiday parks!

It wasn’t just our welcome that was warm as we re-opened our holiday parks last week. As the Spring sunshine smiled down on us, our holiday home owners began arriving back at their happy place on Monday, April 12th, when the gates were lifted once again at York House...

Preparing to re-open our holiday parks

Preparing to re-open our holiday parks

Cause for celebration! Following the Prime Minister’s confirmation earlier this week, the re-opening of our holiday parks and coffee shop is almost here. In line with the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown, we are excited to be opening all our North Yorkshire...

Things we love about Old Hall Holiday Park

Things we love about Old Hall Holiday Park

Spring is bursting into life, the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown is well underway, and we are preparing to re-open our holiday parks in North Yorkshire. We know there may still be some way to go before we can return to ‘normal’, but many of us are feeling ever...

December news from the Old Barn Coffee Shop

December news from the Old Barn Coffee Shop

It’s been a busy and eventful month at the Old Barn Coffee Shop after it re-opened on December 3rd following the second national lockdown. It was wonderful to welcome back our lovely customers, both to eat in at the café and for our takeaway service. Thanks again to...

Things we love about Abbots Green Luxury Lodges

Things we love about Abbots Green Luxury Lodges

With the fantastic news last week that our holiday parks across North Yorkshire have re-opened following the second national lockdown, we thought it was time for another blog in our series looking at the things we love about our parks. This time, we turn the spotlight...

Delighted to re-open after second national lockdown

Delighted to re-open after second national lockdown

It was brilliant to re-open all our sites this week following the month-long second national lockdown. Our five North Yorkshire holiday parks – York House, Abbots Green, Monk Park, Swaleside and Old Hall – as well as the Old Barn Coffee Shop all fall within the...

Impressive scores from Visit England

Impressive scores from Visit England

Just before the second national lockdown, we were delighted to hear that York House had maintained its Five Star Holiday Park rating from the national tourism body, Visit England. The park, situated near Thirsk, was assessed in October 2020, and we have now received...

New winter menu, breakfast and afternoon tea at our on-site café

New winter menu, breakfast and afternoon tea at our on-site café

A new winter menu and the return of breakfast and afternoon tea are among the latest additions to our offering at the Old Barn Coffee Shop. New Winter Menu Our new Winter Menu is now on offer at the Old Barn, including a selection of vegetarian, dairy and gluten free...

Holiday park excellence recognised once again

Holiday park excellence recognised once again

Our staff and visitors know how fantastic our YHL parks are, but it’s always great to receive recognition from others. So we are delighted and proud to have received a variety of accolades recently that recognise excellence in a number of areas. As always, thanks go...

Eight things we love about York House Holiday Park

Eight things we love about York House Holiday Park

Our blog series on the things we love about our holiday parks continues with a look at what makes York House Holiday Park so special. With the help of York House park managers Sam and John, we’ve compiled a list of the things that make this holiday park near Thirsk so...

The Old Barn Coffee Shop wins Tripadvisor award

The Old Barn Coffee Shop wins Tripadvisor award

The Old Barn Coffee Shop has been named a 2020 Travellers’ Choice award winner by the Tripadvisor website. The prestigious award is given only to the top 10 per cent of hospitality businesses around the world who receive consistently glowing feedback from their...

Eat Out to Help Out at The Old Barn Coffee Shop

Eat Out to Help Out at The Old Barn Coffee Shop

The Old Barn Coffee Shop is offering half-price food and drink on selected days throughout August as part of the national Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Visitors to the cafe on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays this month can get 50% off their food and drink bill, up to a...

Ten things we love about our holiday parks

Ten things we love about our holiday parks

Our five holiday parks in North Yorkshire each have their own unique character as well as having many things in common. In our new blog series, we’ll be taking a closer look at each one to find out what makes them so special in their own way. But here, we’ll be...

The Old Barn Coffee Shop is re-opening

The Old Barn Coffee Shop is re-opening

The Old Barn Coffee Shop at York House Holiday Park is to re-open on Saturday, 18th July. Our award-winning team can’t wait to welcome back our lovely customers, and they have been working hard to ensure everyone can enjoy our delicious food in a safe environment. A...

Wonderful atmosphere as our holiday parks re-open

Wonderful atmosphere as our holiday parks re-open

It was brilliant to welcome our home owners back to our holiday parks in North Yorkshire as we re-opened after lockdown. From early on Saturday, July 4th, there was a steady flow of vehicles as owners returned to their happy place at York House Holiday Park, Monk...

We are re-opening our holiday parks!

We are re-opening our holiday parks!

It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for: We are re-opening our holiday parks on Saturday, July 4th! After what seems like an eternity, we are delighted to be opening our parks to holiday home owners following the easing of restrictions announced recently by the...

York House Leisure

Head Office, Wetherby Road

Boroughbridge

North Yorkshire

YO51 9HS

Tel 01423 323190

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Visit us at the entrance to York House Holiday Park in Balk, nr Thirsk. Call 01845 597 495 for our opening hours