Fabulous holidays in North Yorkshire

Christmas is Coming…….

Now December is just around the corner why not book a last-minute break with us and get into the festive spirit! There are some fabulous things happening around our beautiful cottages.

St Nicholas Christmas Fair

Why not take a stroll round the Alpine Chalets that make up York’s famous Christmas Market they are full of all kinds of goodies, fantastic Christmas gifts as well as festive food and drink. Enjoy a mulled wine to really get you into the festive spirit!

Opening Times:

Dates: Thursday 14th November – Sunday 22nd December 2019

Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 – 18:00

Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 – 20:00

Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00

Christmas at Castle Howard

Castle Howard has been transformed for the festive season. You can experience the amazing decorations as you make your way through the house’s grand state rooms. The house boasts open fires, candlelight and live music and everything else festive. The main feature is of course the 25-foot Christmas tree decorated with over 3000 baubles, which is a magnificent sight!

Why not soak up the festive atmosphere even more with festive food and drink from the food outlets and even complete your Christmas shopping in the Gift Shop, Garden Centre and Farm Shop. Don’t miss the big guy (Father Christmas) himself, as he will also be making a few visits.

Opening Times:

Saturday 16th November 2019 – Sunday 5th January 2020

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

Why not visit Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland and Ice Skate on the largest outdoor Ice Rink in the North of England ‘The Ice Factor’. Enjoy a well-earned warm festive drink beside the rink in ‘The Chalet’ after Ice Skating.


Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is located just outside York Designer Outlet. Once you have ticked of Ice Skating, you could hit the shops to grab some great bargains prior to Christmas.