Historic Pubs of York

York has around 80 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 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” »

A ‘Right’ Yorkshire Christmas

Visit Castle Howard at Christmas, a short drive from York Caravan Park

Yorkshire is an amazing county to visit in the lead-up to Christmas and New Year. There’s much to see and do around York City, but that’s not all. Browse our suggestions for other places to visit in North Yorkshire through the festive period.

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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” »

York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Award 2020

York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Park Award 2015

We’re delighted to announce we have been awarded 5 Stars by Visit England tourism inspectors for the 14th consecutive year, retaining the caravan park’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 stringent Continue reading “York Caravan Park 5-Star Touring Award 2020” »

Tranquil Touring Parks York – Free Brochure

Tranquil Parks Guide to Adult Only Caravan Parks in Yorkshire, UK

York Caravan Park is very proud to be a member of Tranquil Touring Parks, the UK’s leading group of 43 adult only caravan parks and campsites. For our guests, the Tranquil Parks sign provides the assurance of a peaceful touring park with excellent facilities and a commitment to the highest standards of customer service. Continue reading “Tranquil Touring Parks York – Free Brochure” »

York Food Chocolate Festival: 14 -18 April 2022

York Food & Drink’s September Food Festival is a big attraction for guests visiting York Caravan Park. Now you can have three ‘bites’ with the City’s 2022 Easter Chocolate Festival, and then York Food’s June Taster Festival added to the main Food Festival in September! Continue reading “York Food Chocolate Festival: 14 -18 April 2022” »

York Food ‘Taster’ Festival 10 – 12 June 2022

York Food & Drink’s September Food Festival is a big attraction for guests visiting York Caravan Park. Now you can have three ‘bites’ with the City’s Easter Chocolate Festival and York Food’s June Taster Festival in addition to the main event in September! Continue reading “York Food ‘Taster’ Festival 10 – 12 June 2022” »

Flying Scotsman Returns to York 2020

Flying Scotsman returns to steam at York Railway Museum

Flying Scotsman, probably the World’s favourite steam locomotive, returned to the tracks at York in 2017 after a 10 year, £4.2m overhaul. As champion of the London North Eastern Railway’s crack London to Edinburgh expresses, Flying Scotsman first travelled at 100mph in 1934. It has subsequently been certified for today’s mainline running at 100mph.
This article lists dates when you can watch this legend of steam haul an express… Continue reading “Flying Scotsman Returns to York 2020” »

York Racecourse Ebor Festival Racing: 18 – 21 Aug 2021

Welcome back to the passion and excitement of horse racing at the York Ebor Festival, a highlight of the new season. York Racecourse stages “one of the oldest, richest and most famous race meetings in the North”, the Ebor Festival 18-21 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…
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Thank-you for your Custom through 2020

York Caravan Park is closed for a winter break. We open for 2021 season 15 March 2021. 2020 was a year many of you might want to forget. So a huge thank-you to everyone who has supported us through this very unusual season. We hope you left York filled with wonderful memories of our fabulous city and relaxed after your stay Continue reading “Thank-you for your Custom through 2020” »