Things To Do
Staying with us, you will have access to the full two-acre plot of our gardens. You are more than welcome to visit the “Barbaras” (our chickens) and pick any vegetables and fruits you would like. Use of the fire-pit is also available to rent, and kids big and small can use our climbing frame, rope and tyre swings, trampoline and badminton net.
Family Favorites With-in Cycling Distance
The beautiful city of York is only a 15-minute drive away. The 181 bus can be taken from right outside our house, and there is a Park and Ride 10 minutes away at Monks Cross. Going into York for a visit will give you unlimited options as the history and atmosphere of the city are totally unique! From the river boats, to historical sites, the dungeons and the Shambles with hundreds of local and independent shops, bars and restaurants there is something for everyone. Or why not borrow a bike and go for a ride along the country roads to join the cycle path? It’s all up to you.
With-in Driving Distance
Museums and Attractions
The Great Outdoors
Adults Only The Heart Of Yorkshire
The local market town of Malton is perfect for a couple’s trip out. A foodie’s heaven, brewery tours and gin making are just some of the activities to be found in this hub of local culture.
The famous Elvington airfield also offers driving experiences for the more adventurous – our son can attest to them being “really cool”!
Walking and Cycling
On Your Bike
Go For A Wonder
Perfect for Little Ones
Just 10 Minutes Away
The local village of Stamford Bridge has plenty of convenience shops, walks, takeaways and even a bistro. The local bakery is perfect for picnic supplies. The Balloon Tree shop, cafe and pick your own farm is perfect for breakfast and lunch as well as for fun activities with the kids, as is the stunning Howsham Mill.
Other places close by include Breezy Knees Garden Centre, the Vanguard and Monks Cross shopping centres with a soon-to-be cinema, Kirkham Priory, the river Derwent and Hagg Wood.