York Caravan Park & Camping: 2023 Season

York Touring Caravan & Camping opens in March

York Caravan Park is now open until 7 Jan 2024. Our long season means you won’t miss York’s Autumn fairs and Festivals or the fabulous York Christmas Markets. You could even spend a delightful Christmas or New Year holiday, right here in the centre of York. Holiday bookings are already getting underway Continue reading “York Caravan Park & Camping: 2023 Season” »

Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York

Visit York's Jorvik Viking Centre from York Caravan Park

Learn about York in the 9th century at York’s wonderful Jorvik Viking Centre in Coppergate. The Jorvik experience is a faithful re-creation of a Viking street in Jorvik, the Viking name for York. A highlight of the visit is a guided-transporter tour through authentic dioramas depicting life, farming and work in Viking times. Continue reading “Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York” »

10 Must-See York Attractions for 2023

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 that long, 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 at Stonebow and York Railway Station.

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Enjoy a York Boats City Cruise in York

Enjoy the Beauty of York City from a York Boats River Cruise

What could be more of a holiday treat than a relaxing York Boats Cruise along the River Ouse in the beautiful City of York. York Boats offer a full programme of morning, afternoon and evening cruises varying between 45mins and 1 hour. Each of the vessels feature fully enclosed, heated saloons in addition to open air viewing decks which give the best views of the city. Continue reading “Enjoy a York Boats City Cruise in York” »

Historic Pubs of York

York has around 80 inns and pubs within the City Walls alone. Whatever the time of year, an evening walk around the walls or riverside and then sampling some real Yorkshire ale in a cosy inn is a real pleasure. Purely for the culture and history, of course.

Ye Olde Starre Inn on Stonegate is probably York’s oldest surviving inn, dating from 1644. Continue reading “Historic Pubs of York” »

York Caravan Park, Dog-Friendly Caravan Park in York

Dog friendly Caravan Holidays at York Caravan Park

Your dogs will love a caravan holiday in York. York Caravan Park is just 2 miles from York centre with a countryside setting and on-site dog facilities which us an ideal park for touring holidays with dogs. Continue reading “York Caravan Park, Dog-Friendly Caravan Park in York” »

York National Railway Museum 2023

York's National Railway is a 'must visit' when staying at York Caravan Park

Visit York National Railway Museum to see the UK’s largest collection of record breaking locomotives and wonderful railway artefacts, including Queen Victoria’s lavish ‘Royal Train’, “a palace on wheels”. Entrance to the museum is FREE and there’s almost always a workshop, tour or exhibition to make your visit to the railway museum a truly exciting day out.
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Discover Ghostly York at Halloween. 27-31 Oct 2023

Enjoy a spooky weekend exploring York City this Halloween

Could York be Europe’s most haunted city?
With almost 500 recorded ghostly sightings within the city walls alone, York is definitely the place to celebrate the macabre at Halloween. One of the best ways to discover the city’s ghostly history is to take one of York’s famous Ghost Tours. Do you dare..? Continue reading “Discover Ghostly York at Halloween. 27-31 Oct 2023” »

York Racecourse October Finale 13 – 14 Oct 2023

York Racecourse’s end of season finale provides great festival atmosphere both for horse racing enthusiasts and casual visitors. The top trainers will be entering the season’s stars in Saturday’s Coral Sprint Trophy while the Friday meeting is Countryside race-day featuring a course side fayre of countryside activities and products. Continue reading “York Racecourse October Finale 13 – 14 Oct 2023” »

York Christmas Markets 16 Nov – 23 Dec 2023

Choose York Caravan Park and Visit York Christmas Markets

Christmas brings glad tidings to York from 16 November until 23 December. The city is transformed into a wonderland of glittering lights and Christmas music while the city’s markets are filled with stalls selling Christmas gifts and seasonal treats. Can you imagine the Shambles Markets and Parliament Square lined with wooden, alpine style chalets all beautifully decorated for Christmas? York’s Christmas Market festivities include live music, choirs and speciality markets at weekends throughout December.

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