Holiday near York, a capital day out

In just a single square mile you can walk the City Walls and explore medieval cobbled streets. Visit over 30 world-class attractions from ghostly and gruesome, to culinary and cultured.

If you are looking for a holiday near York, Castle Howard Holiday Cottages or Castle Howard Lakeside Holiday Park offer great choices.

York is beautiful and has so much to offer. York Minster stands proud over the city displaying it's stained glass windows and sublime architecture. The City Walls offer an enjoyable 2 mile stroll where you can take in the city sights.

Ghost tours abound and the York Dungeon will take you back in time to some of Yorkshires darkest moments in history.

There's an eclectic mix of independent retailers whilst food lovers will be spoilt for choice with hundreds of eateries to choose from.

York was once called the Chocolate City due to the smell in the air from the chocolate factories. Now you can indulge at one of the many chocolatiers or chocolate shops full of treats or join in a chocolate making workshop. Popular with all ages.

Enjoy a day at the races, a drop of York Gin, a cruise along the river or a spot of opera. York really is the city that has it all. And at less than 30 minutes drive from Castle Howard, it makes for the perfect day out when staying at one of our Holiday Cottages or on the campsite.