Own a holiday home in beautiful North Yorkshire
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Create wonderful memories to last a lifetime at Abbots Green, a peaceful yet family-friendly gated holiday park in North Yorkshire. The immaculate site has just 36 luxury lodges set in spacious surroundings, with a private lake and wonderful views over the Howardian Hills and Sutton Bank - a tranquil haven to help you get away from it all.
The perfect location
Whether you love walking or cycling, spa retreats, fine dining or a day at the races, it's all within easy reach of Abbots Green. Have a day out at the North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales or the Yorkshire coast, take a trip to Thirsk, Harrogate, Ripon and York, or enjoy some family fun at Lightwater Valley and Flamingoland.
Just like home
Our luxury lodges offer family-friendly and stylish living. Set on large, private plots with a two-car drive, each lodge has a patio and balcony. Choose your ideal spot, furnish it as you want and visit as often as you wish, on your own or with friends and family. Dogs also welcome!
Enjoy the use of all the facilities at York House Holiday Park, our sister site next door, including a five-acre playing field, indoor games room and Old Barn Coffee Shop, which serves traditional local produce. Private fishing on the River Swale is also available.
- 1 Recipe: Make our peanut caramel poke cake
- 2 Win a diamond ring worth £1,000
- 3 Recipe: Gin and Saffron Cake
- 4 From The Dig to Harry Potter - 5 films shot in Suffolk
- 5 Win a watercolour painting of Gosfield by artist James Merriott
- 6 Photography focus: 5 stunning Yorkshire Dales landscapes
- 7 How you can walk in the footsteps of Dracula in Whitby
- 8 How a Suffolk man landed a film fan’s dream job on The Dig
- 9 Afternoon tea deliveries in Norfolk
- 10 6 waterfall walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District
Our accolades speak for themselves
We are proud to hold a number of accolades, including the Visit Britain 5 star award for tourism and the Hoseasons diamond finalist award for customer service. Our commitment to the environment and wildlife at York House has seen us retain the David Bellamy Conservation Gold Award for 15 years running.
We have also been selected as Finalists for the prestigious White Rose Awards in November this year and our on-site coffee shop 'The Old Barn' has been selected as a finalist in 3 categories for the Flavours of Herriot Country awards!
Out and About
With the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales nearby Abbots Green is a great base for day trips about. Some of the sights that are right on our doorstep are listed below.
A few minutes from Abbots Green, where some of the best views of the rolling countryside of the Vales of York and Mowbray can be had from the White Horse at Kilburn and nearby Sutton Bank. On a clear day you can see for miles, including the spires of York Minster and even the hills of the Yorkshire Dales in the far distance. This was the view declared 'England's finest' by vet and author James Herriot.
The White Horse itself is also an impressive sight from afar, cut into the hillside, and one of the best places to view it is from the Bagby road. Much closer to Abbots Green is Gormire Lake, which is thought to be fed by an underground spring.
Knaresborough viaduct from Knaresborough Castle
The market town of Knaresborough near Harrogate is definitely worth a visit, if not just for the view of the viaduct from the castle. This must be the most photographed vista in Knaresborough, and looks different every time depending on the seasons, the weather and the activity below.
A trip to York is a must for anyone staying at Abbots Green luxury lodges. Alongside the great shops, restaurants and family-friendly attractions, there's a wealth of history and heritage to discover, from Roman ruins to Viking settlements and William the Conqueror to the Wars of the Roses (plus lots more besides). There's so much to discover down on the ground but getting up high and seeing the city from above can really give a sense of all its history at once.
For great long-distance views of York Minster itself, walk the city walls, particularly the part between Bootham Bar and Monkgate Bar where you'll see the imposing structure emerging from behind the houses in the foreground.
Discover what makes Abbots Green so special
As we are open for holiday use 12 months of the year you are welcome to make an appointment to view, just call us on 01845597495 and John, Sam, Ellie or Lawrence will be able to arrange a viewing for you. Whist on the park you could also enjoy a cuppa and cake at the Old Barn Coffee Shop.
Abbots Green Luxury Holiday Lodges
York House Holiday Park Balk, Near Bagby, Thirsk YO7 2AQ