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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

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...

Statement from YHL Parks about coronavirus

Statement from YHL Parks about coronavirus

Update on March 24th: Due to the new government guidelines we are sad to announce that all our holiday parks will close today at 4.00pm until further notice. We thank all our holiday home owners for their support and understanding during these difficult times. We look...

Sue wins gold at European Championships!

Sue wins gold at European Championships!

Abbots Green lodge owner Sue Watson has been crowned the European champion in the sprint duathlon after competing in Spain at the weekend. Sue took the gold medal for Great Britain in the ETU Duathlon European Championships for the women’s age group 65-69. The...

Painting workshops at The Old Barn Coffee Shop

Painting workshops at The Old Barn Coffee Shop

The first of a series of four painting workshops has been held at The Old Barn Coffee Shop, situated at the entrance to York House Holiday Park near Thirsk. Eleven adults and children attended the session on January 26th with local artist Rebecca, who passed on her...

Bagby and Balk Village Society Christmas dinner

Bagby and Balk Village Society Christmas dinner

We were delighted to host Christmas dinner for the Bagby and Balk Village Society at York House after discovering that they were unable to use their regular venue. A registered charity, the society usually holds its Christmas dinner in Bagby Village Hall, with...

Visit us at the Caravan & Motorhome Show 2020

Visit us at the Caravan & Motorhome Show 2020

If you’re visiting the Caravan & Motorhome Show 2020, pop by our stand and find out more about our holiday parks in North Yorkshire and our brand new residential park in the beautiful Vale of York. York House Leisure will be on Stand 3-218 of the event, which is...

The Old Barn Coffee Shop wins a Herriot Award!

The Old Barn Coffee Shop wins a Herriot Award!

The Old Barn Coffee Shop has been named a winner in the Flavours of Herriot Country Awards 2019, scooping the Customer Service Team of the Year accolade. The announcement came during the awards ceremony on December 2nd, and our coffee shop team including supervisor...

A great end to the year at York House Holiday Park

A great end to the year at York House Holiday Park

We may be heading into the festive season but life at York House Holiday Park is as busy as ever – and our team are working hard to make it special for everyone. It has been a great year for fundraising at York House. As well as our own events, we were delighted to...

Sunday lunch at The Old Barn and a new Winter Menu

Sunday lunch at The Old Barn and a new Winter Menu

The Old Barn Coffee Shop is now serving Sunday lunch as part of a newly-launched Winter Menu. From Friday, November 8, opening times will also change at the popular café near Thirsk. As always, the menu focuses on quality over quantity, offering a variety of delicious...

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,...

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...

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York House Leisure

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