OUT & ABOUT

Great Wood Eco Lodges – York

Great Wood is close to the Howardian Hills an area of outstanding natural beauty, The North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the Yorkshire coast. Just a few of the attractions include Castle Howard, Yorkshire lavender, North Yorkshire Steam railway, market towns Malton and Pickering, coastal towns of Whitby, Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington. Less than an hour away, to the north of Whitby, Staithes, Sandsend, and picturesque Runswick Bay to the south of Whitby the traditional fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay.

Local Activities

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Museums & Theme Museums

The National Railway Museum in York provides a spectacular in site into the history of the railways and is especially popular with rail… Read More >
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York

Great Wood lodges have an idyllic woodland setting in the vale of York overlooking a lake about 2 miles from the village of… Read More >
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Theme Parks and Zoos

If you fancy some gravity defying activities and you don’t get too sea sick then worth a visit. Flamingo Land not far from… Read More >
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Steam Railways

If you love trains then you will love these. In summertime we hear the steam train pass near to The Great Wood, definitely… Read More >

A Short Drive Away

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Castles & Abbeys

There are numerous historic Castles and Abbeys to visit in North Yorkshire some are world class heritage sites each providing links to how… Read More >
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Historic Houses and Stately Homes

Great Wood’s location is fantastic for visiting a number of Historic houses and Stately Homes. Castle Howard is just under 7 miles drive… Read More >
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Farm Visits

Yorkshire is a county where farms operate all year to provide delicious, sustainable produce and often have their gates and doors open to… Read More >
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Visitor & Craft Centres

Dalby forest just 24 miles from Great Wood just outside the market town of Pickering, owned and managed by the Forestry Commission provides… Read More >