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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

There's nothing more exciting than a day at the races, whether you enjoy a flutter or simply like the spectacle of the event. Here at YHL Parks, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to horse racing in North Yorkshire – there are numerous options in easy reach of our...

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...

A new season at YHL Parks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

A Visitor’s Guide to Thirsk

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

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

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....

Best seaside towns in Yorkshire

Best seaside towns in Yorkshire

Long stretches of white-sanded beaches, rocky coves and impressive cliffs, the Yorkshire coast is home to many family-friendly seaside towns and charming fishing villages. The rugged coastline makes for a wonderful visit all set against the backdrop of the North York...

Royal Wedding fever reaches our holiday parks

Royal Wedding fever reaches our holiday parks

It’s fair to say a Royal wedding is always a highly anticipated event and here at York House Leisure, we are getting set to hang out the bunting and join in the celebrations. Residents at our holiday parks are invited to join us to watch live coverage of the marriage...

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: York House residents join the action

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: York House residents join the action

The countdown is on for this year’s Tour de Yorkshire and here at York House Holiday Park we are getting set to join in the action as the best cyclists in the world race past our doorstep for the first time. Getting inspiration from this year’s Tour, residents at our...

Meet the team: Amanda and Andrew Balderson, Swaleside Holiday Park

Meet the team: Amanda and Andrew Balderson, Swaleside Holiday Park

In the latest of our Meet the Team series, we're introducing Andrew and Amanda at Swaleside Holiday Park in Topcliffe, near Thirsk. They're our most recent arrivals as Park Managers, but have already become part of the furniture and are ensuring the park looks its...

Enjoying the snow at YHL Parks

Enjoying the snow at YHL Parks

We were well and truly struck by the Beast from the East this week - and our parks have never looked more stunning. Thanks to hard work from our park managers, we were ready to face the heavy snow and freezing conditions, and everything remained up and running at all...

Public Star Party at Sutton Bank

Public Star Party at Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank Saturday 24th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH Join members from York Astronomical Society for this public stargazing event at Sutton Bank.  Booking required. - Event includes an astronomy related presentation or...

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