It's not too late to book a last-minute escape to North Yorkshire this Easter... Holiday at Home has plenty of family-friendly holiday homes to choose from.

Whether you and your family are looking for a peaceful rural retreat, or you prefer a townhouse getaway, open the door this Spring to a world of adventure and create memories to last a lifetime in any of our stunning family-friendly holiday properties across North Yorkshire.

Take a look at what Holiday at Home has planned this Spring…

Visit Richmond & Swaledale

The historic market town of Richmond is only a short walk away from plenty of our family-friendly holiday homes. It has something for all ages, including historic buildings, museums, and a large cobbled marketplace. There are boutique local shops, pubs and restaurants and plenty of picnic spots along the way. With the River Swale on your doorstep and plenty to do in Richmond, Holiday at Home offer the perfect escape for a hassle-free holiday for you and the family.

There’s plenty going on at Richmond Castle too; download the Step Inside Activity Pack to help keep little ones amused, before following the trail to Richmond Bridge. Here you will find the Station, a converted Victorian railway building which offers plenty of family-friendly activities and a delicious café.

Luxury escapes nearby...

Maison Cottage

Maison Cottage is our cosy two bedroom cottage and is the perfect place to enjoy some good old fashioned outdoor adventures, only a short walk from Richmond's market place.

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Porte House

Porte House is located in the heart of Richmond, North Yorkshire with three charming bedrooms, private outdoor terrace and a ‘dog house’, perfect for a family getaway with your furry friends.

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30 Frenchgate

30 Frenchgate, our large luxury townhouse with five bedrooms, comfortable interiors and an outdoor hot tub is the ideal place to get the whole family together in the centre of Richmond.

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Fancy a drive out?

Putting down your screens and exploring the great outdoors with the whole family has never been so appealing. With plenty of wild walks for all abilities in the area strewn with an array of award-winning pubs en route, perfect for the whole family (plus pooches for a dog friendly holiday) looking for a memorable trip.

Less than a 30-minute drive from Richmond is Thorp Perrow, where the whole family can enjoy spending time exploring acres of stunning woodland. The children can enjoy the adventure play area with swings, zip-line, slides and an adventurous assault course before, meeting exotic birds of prey and animals including meerkats and wallabies at Thorp Perrow Arboretum.

Travel in style...

Travelling with a family definitely doesn’t mean compromising on luxury and style at either of our large and lavish barn conversions, Gayles Hall Barns and Greenbank Barns. Perfect for a family trip with all ages, these stunning holiday homes offer all the modern comforts needed, including spacious bedrooms and private bathrooms, a boot room, stylish kitchens and living areas with log burning stoves.

Outdoors offers total rural bliss surrounded by rolling Yorkshire hillsides. With plenty of picturesque walks from your doorstep, it is the perfect base for the whole family. The Farmhouse, Shorthorn and Shearing Shed are also cottages that have games rooms, to provide endless entertainment for the kids (and big kids) in your group.

Explore Gayles Hall Barns  Explore Greenbank Barns

Fancy a drive out?

Jump in the car and within a 25-minute drive of wherever you choose to stay, you will find Barnard Castle. A popular location for our guests with a bustling high street and a wide choice of interesting shops, cafés, pubs, and restaurants, as well as Barnard Castle and Raby Castle to explore. Children will love discovering the collections at The Bowes Museum with family activity days and art and craft workshops.

On your way home, make sure you stop off at Mainsgill Farmshop and Tearoom which offers a vast selection of award-winning local produce where the kids can meet the animals on the farm, which include Doris, Delilah, and Camelot the camels, as well as llamas, lambs, and pigs. Make sure you pop in and check on the ewes during lambing season too!

Luxury escapes nearby...

Harelands Farm

With 10/10 reviews, you’ll love a stay at Harelands Farm. With four bedrooms, a lovely outdoor area, big hot tub, football field, games room, two sitting rooms and all with views of the lake.

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Georgia

At Holly House Farm, Georgia is a short drive from Richmond. Colourful and stylish, and family friendly. Perfect for a lunchtime BBQ, and evening in with the fire on, or a fun dip in the hot tub.

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Woodcroft Cottage

A country cottage for a family of four, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. A dog friendly cottage, with an award-winning pub down the road and a great garden hot tub. Idyllic.

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Lakeside luxury…

Spring is the perfect time to visit one of the 21 lodges at Brompton Lakes near Richmond, North Yorkshire.  With 26 acres to explore, an onsite football pitch, tennis courts, complimentary bike hire and fishing from your private decking there is something to impress all ages.

Richmond is a 20-minute walk, making the lakeside lodges far enough out for total tranquillity but close enough to nip into town for an afternoon mooch around the shops or a tipple in a local pub.

Each lodge offers luxury features from the extremely well-equipped kitchens, comfy outdoor seating, stylish log burning stoves, to the utility room with a washing machine and drier to make a weeks’ stay a doddle.

Explore the luxury lodges at Brompton Lakes

Fancy a drive out?

Within 30 minutes drive, we recommend the captivating Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal near Ripon, North Yorkshire. This World Heritage Site has trails and footpaths, workshops, and a deer park.

Harewood House, Helmsley, and York are also great spots for a day out with the family in North Yorkshire. We can recommend a trip to the Jorvik Museum in York, and a stroll along the Shambles, before trying the famous afternoon tea at Betty’s.

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