Local attractions all under six miles from the siteAllerthorpe Lakeland Park
Set in 53 acres of ground and lakes with lakeside café and playground. Offering a variety of watersports on the lake: Aqua Park – inflatable obstacle course, pedalo’s, kayaks and canoes available to hire on the lake. Also athree acre course fishing lake onsite and dogs are welcome.
Allerthorpe Woods – large pine wood located in the Vale of York, near Thornton and Allerthorpe. Walks, nature reserve, picnic area, dogs welcome. Why not stop off at the Plough Inn for refreshments, located near to Allerthorpe Woods.
York Maze – Largest maze in the UK, award winning day out with over 20 rides, attractions and shows. Fun for all the family. Open July - September
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington – award winning air museum and allied air forces memorial.
The Oaks Golf Club and Spa – offers golfers of all handicaps beautiful place to play golf. The stunning spa has many spa treatments, a pool and a gym.
Melbourne boat trips – short canal boat trips on Sundays and Bank holidays, April – October, but you can walk alongside the canal any time of year.
Pocklington market town with local shops and market every Tuesday, seven miles from the site and includes:Burnby Hall Gardens and museum
Gardens and lakes spread over eight acres with a variety of different gardens to explore from Victorian garden, Aviary garden, secret garden, large rockery and woodland stumpery and many more all surrounding a large lake. The lake is full of water lilies and huge koi carp which children and adults may feed. An onsite café, shop and playground make this an ideal day out. Thereis a small onsite museum dedicated to the travels of Major Percy Stewart and his eight world tours in the days of the Empire!
Onwards from Pocklington to the Yorkshire Wolds for great walking area and into Millington village, popular dog walking area with tea rooms and local pub.