Great British Food Festival at Castle Howard

Castle Howard Gardens York, Yorkshire

A real treat for ‘foodies’, Castle Howard’s Great British Food Festival takes place 29 – 30 July. There’s something for every palete with top Chef demonstrations, an artisan food market, foraging walks, a ‘Bake’ stage and even the ‘Great British Bake Off’. Of course, the incentive to enter your cake into the Great British Bake Off is free admission. Continue reading “Great British Food Festival at Castle Howard” »

York Caravan Park & Camping – Open to Jan

York Touring Caravan & Camping opens in March

York Caravan Park is now open to 7 January for you to enjoy York’s Autumn fairs and Festivals, Christmas Markets, or even spend your Christmas or New Year here, right in the centre of York. Holiday bookings are already getting underway for what promises to be another wonderful season. So if you are thinking of visiting York and pitching close to the City centre, please check availability for your preferred dates.
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Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York Apr-2017

Visit York's Jorvik Viking Centre from York Caravan Park

York’s amazing Jorvik Viking Centre has reopened in Coppergate. The Jorvik experience was a casualty of the December 2015 floods when the exhibits became submerged in 50cm of water. The centre depicts the Viking way of life in the 9th Century around a re-creation of a Viking age street in York. A highlight of the visit is a guided-transporter tour of Continue reading “Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York Apr-2017” »

Bring your dog free to York Caravan Park – 2017

Dog friendly Caravan Holidays at York Caravan Park

Dog owners will be glad to know that 1 dog comes free of charge with our 2017 inclusive price list, making it easier for guests to bring their dogs on caravan holidays in York. York Caravan & Camping Park is just 2 miles from York City centre, but our country setting makes us an ideal caravan site for holidays with dogs. The park has a fenced dog walk and large grassed areas Continue reading “Bring your dog free to York Caravan Park – 2017” »

10 Must-See York Attractions for 2017

Cliffords Tower, York Castle

There really is so much to see and do around our fabulous City of York. A week’s holiday would be great, but if you can’t stay a full week, then take a look at Visit York’s guide to the 10 ‘Must See Attractions’ in York. The very good news, if you are staying at York Caravan Park, is that all of York City’s top attractions are within walking distance of the Coastliner bus stops. Continue reading “10 Must-See York Attractions for 2017” »

York Pass, Online tickets for York’s attractions

If your schedule only allows a short break in York and you want to visit as many of York’s attractions as possible in a few days, York Pass might be for you. The York Pass ‘smart card’ is accepted by over 30 attractions in the city and surrounding area, and you can buy it online at a discount to normal admission prices… Continue reading “York Pass, Online tickets for York’s attractions” »

Historic Pubs of York

York has around 50 inns and pubs within the City Walls alone.  Summertime is ideal for taking an evening walk around the walls or riverside and then sampling some real Yorkshire ale in a cosy inn. Purely for the culture, of course. Ye Olde Starre Inn on Stonegate is probably York’s oldest surviving inn, dating from 1644. Visit the beer garden for views of the Minster.  The riverside Kings Arms on Kings Staith has had many names since 1783, Continue reading “Historic Pubs of York” »

York Racecourse Yorkshire Ebor Festival Racing- 23-26 August 2017

There’s a passion for horse racing in Yorkshire with the York Ebor Festival being one of the most exciting highlights of the season. York Racecourse stages “one of the oldest, richest and most famous race meetings in the North”, the Ebor Festival 23-26 August. With over £1m in prize money for these prestigious races, York Racecourse attracts the top runners. Then there’s the fun and glamour of Ladies day… Continue reading “York Racecourse Yorkshire Ebor Festival Racing- 23-26 August 2017” »

York National Railway Museum – 2017

Visit York National Railway Museum and see the UK’s largest collection of record breaking locomotives. Entrance to the museum is free and there’s always a workshop, tour or exhibition to make your visit to the railway museum a truly excellent day out. The headline for 2017 remains the return of legendary express locomotive ‘Flying Scotsman’, which returned to York Railway Museum in 2016 after a 10 year major overhaul. Continue reading “York National Railway Museum – 2017” »

York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Award 2016

York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Park Award 2015

We’re delighted to have been awarded 5 Stars by Visit England tourism inspectors for the 10th consecutive year, retaining the site’s position as the only 5 star, exclusively adult, touring caravan and camping site inside the City of York. We are one of the few caravan parks and campsites participating in Visit England’s Continue reading “York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Award 2016” »