Camp Hill is a unique, exciting and fun-packed outdoor action-adventure for all ages. Indulge yourself in the best quad biking in Yorkshire, or climb aboard a Segway for a breathtaking tour of the grounds, or test yourself on a 575ft zip wire.
It’s great family fun for everyone to enjoy from cultivated mature woodland with beautifully mown rides and walkways to a mixture of grassland, there’s lots of fun to be had!
Lightwater Valley Theme Park, nestled within beautiful North Yorkshire Countryside, is simply bursting with over 175 acres of action-packed adventures. With over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages, this is the perfect day out bursting with thrills, chills and adventure.
Catapult to dizzying heights aboard The Whirlwind, a typhoon of screams that’ll twist even the bravest of souls, or bravely take on the challenge of Europe’s longest roller coaster – The Ultimate, get swept high into the air by the powerful grip of The Eagle’s Claw and ‘feel the force’ as you shoot the raging water of the Wild River Rapids.
Voted the best children’s attraction in Yorkshire, the award-winning Forbidden Corner makes a truly unforgettable day out for all of the family. A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies, and surprises created within a four-acre garden in the heart of Tupgill Park and the Yorkshire Dales. Explore The Temple of the Underworld, the Eye of the Needle, a huge pyramid made of translucent glass, passages that lead nowhere and extraordinary statues. At every turn, there are decisions to make and tricks to avoid. A day out with a difference which will challenge and delight all of the family.
Whilst at Forbidden Corner, try out The Saddle Room for a fantastic dining experience; a new restaurant, serving good honest food and an award-winning wine cellar and bar area.
The Wensleydale Railway is an authentic heritage railway serving the local community, offering tourists, families and transport enthusiasts a great day out in the Yorkshire Dales with lots to see and do along the way. Timetabled services run over the 16 miles from Leeming Bar to Redmire (for Bolton Castle). Most trains are diesel multiple units from the 1950/60s offering spectacular views up Wensleydale; some steam hauled services in the high summer and in December.
Thorpe Perrow Arboretum is one of the finest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country. Spread over 100 acres of beautiful woodland to explore with nature and tree trails, lakes, picnic areas, a children’s adventure play area and licensed tearoom. There is a lot going on throughout the year – thousands of scented spring flowers, guided spring walks, bring a picnic and enjoy the acres of spectacular colours, visit the Bird of Prey Centre with its large collection of 75-100 birds of prey from around the world with entertaining flying displays every day. Meet the Owls or visit Meerkat Island and Wallaby Wood!
Situated just outside of Bedale; this farm makes a great day out for all ages. You can feed the lambs and calves, look after the sheep, cuddle the goats, bath the pig while a friendly guide introduces you to the animals and tells you all about them. Why not take a pony ride or take part in the farm quiz? Children can play in the indoor play barn and go-cart arena while you browse the shop selling home-reared beef, cheese and farm-made ice cream.
On a weekend's escape in your luxury Yorkshire holiday cottage, here's our top picks within a 30-minute drive that don't take a full day out of your relaxation schedule. hHere are awesome views, must-visit market towns, and some of Yorkshire's great beweries.
The most wonderful time of year deserves an equally magical festive setting. Celebrate with a Christmas break in a decorated holiday cottage or lodge, where you can relax and enjoy the festivities in Yorkshire.
Open the door to a world of adventure and create memories to last a lifetime in our stunning family friendly holiday properties in Yorkshire, which offer everything you could want for that fun or relaxing break that keeps all the family happy.
30 Frenchgate sits close to the cobbled market square in Richmond. Each of the five bedrooms and the living rooms is spacious and full of light. The outlook from the windows and the large terraced garden is also grand, with stunning views of the Yorkshire countryside. There’s plenty of space for a luxurious group getaway in this large cottage with a hot tub.
A short walk from the centre of the market town Richmond, Darcy Mews is a collection of luxury self-catering apartments overlooking the River Swale. No.2 Darcy Mews is a three-bedroom holiday apartment which is also dog-friendly. With its spacious design, it is perfect for couples, a family holiday and for smaller group getaways.
Waterloo Lodge is a stunning six-bedroom, dog free large holiday home with a hot tub, games room and much more. This is the perfect rural retreat for large families and friends to explore Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales.
The Penthouse is a high-end apartment with the most amazing river views in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Enjoy the large wraparound balcony and cosy living area in this one-bedroom luxury holiday home at Darcy Mews, by the River Swale and Richmond Falls. It is an ideal romantic holiday for couples.
Georgia is a luxury self-catering holiday cottage for up to six guests at Holly House Farm, in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Enjoy three gorgeous bedrooms, a spacious open plan living and dining area with a log burning stove, and a private garden area with a hot tub.