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We’re absolutely delighted that The Old Barn Coffee Shop has been shortlisted for an award.

It’s in the running for the title of Customer Service Team of the Year in the Flavours of Herriot Country Awards.

Judged independently, they celebrate the very best that our beautiful area has to offer, from outstanding service to cutting-edge cuisine. Our category recognises the importance of a warm welcome and going the extra mile to ensure our customers have a great experience every time.

At the Old Barn Coffee Shop, we’re proud to have many loyal local visitors who stop by for breakfast, lunch or a slice of home-made cake. We also welcome visitors from further afield, including cyclists and walkers passing close to our home in charming Bagby, near Thirsk.

We can even set aside a space for groups if they call ahead in advance, and we’ve catered for special occasions such as christening parties, enabling them to get the whole family together in comfortable surroundings. We’re proud that the judges have recognised these special aspects of our service at The Old Barn Coffee Shop, as well as the day-to-day efforts our hard-working team put in to make it a great place to visit, eat and drink.

We’re in fantastic company on the shortlist and we’re looking forward to meeting more of the best of the area’s food and drink businesses at the ceremony. There are so many hidden gems around Herriot country – although with awards like these, word is spreading very quickly!

The awards ceremony takes place on Friday 1st December, at the Garden Rooms at Tennants of Leyburn, so there’s not long to wait until we find out the results. Wish us luck!

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Our brilliant team at The Old Barn Coffee Shop will be hoping to win the Best Customer Service Team title at the ceremony in December. 

Wish us luck!

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A fantastic evenings entertainment courtesy of Jake & Elwood Blues...For more photos and videos, please visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/yorkhouseholidaypark/




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Old Hall Welcomes Mr & Mrs Hall

In June this year Mr. & Mrs. Hall became the proud owners of a Homeseeker Colonial Navigator Lodge on Old Hall after owning 3 static holiday homes here in the past 30 years...

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Amazing Fundraising for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at Old Hall


Easter started off the season's first YAA charity event were as usual those on the park donate a gift which is raffled off to raise money.



The Jamaican party was staged in early July and the rum punch went down a storm.






Last weekend we had our annual hog roast with Bouncy castles, slides, Marquee, beer tent with The Retrobeats group on in the afternoon and female singer Charley Travis at night. Graham DJ'd for us and once again we raised a stageering £1700 on the day.

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There was a great turn out for the Easter Bonnet completion, raffle and disco - Thank you to all who took part, we raised £138!





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Well done to all of our holiday home owners who raised £618.63 for the York Rescue Boat this year.

They are absolutely thrilled !!




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We would like to extend a very warm welcome to David and Kath - are our 1st owners to move into their Holiday Home on our new Bishops Brook development.

We wish you many happy years with us!


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2017's Going To Be Another Bumper Year!


10th/11th March - Welcome Back Open Weekend

17th/18th March - St Patrick's Day Fayre in the Old Barn Coffee Shop

15th April - Easter Disco from 4pm

16th April - Easter Bonnet Parade, Best Decorated Egg & Easter Egg Hunt from 11am

22nd/23rd April - St George's Day Fayre in the Old Barn Coffee Shop

27th May - Race Night from 6.30pm...Mobile Fish & Chips arriving for your supper!

8th July - Born in the USA theme night with the fabulous 'Back Street Blues Brothers'... book early to avoid disappointment!

22nd/23rd July - Caravan Open Weekend

12th August - Family Fun Day with Kids Disco 2pm

16th/17th September - Abbots Green Open Weekend

30th September - Oscars Night / Hog Roast and back by popular demand... 'Miss Sunny Daye' book early to avoid disappointment!

28th October - Halloween & Fireworks Spectacular 6.30pm

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The weather stayed fine for the first Open Weekend of the season as many current owners and visitors to the park caught their first glimpse of the new ‘Bishops Brook development at York House’


...‘Stunning views’

…’great quality of finish’

...’love the use of wooden sleepers for the terracing’

….’a really quality feel’


were just some of the very positive comments we received, for which we were most grateful.


Work will continue over the next couple of weeks, by which time the stream feature and fountain will be in place, helping to add even more character and interest to Bishops Brook.


Visitors are most welcome and you can still reserve your plot on this superb development.





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March starts the craft season in reception area, come along and join in, knitting, sewing or whatever your hobby is.

Saturday 15th April – welcome back, lets entertain the night away with the return of Sara`s fabulous singing, tickets £5.00 – please book in reception


Saturday 3rd June – Spring basket planting with Northdale Horticulture in the local Village Hall – please speak with Amanda if interested. 

Saturday 26th August – Bank holiday weekend family day, BBQ, Tombola, Cake Stall, bob till ya drop!

Saturday 28th October – Our end of season Halloween Party, Live music and lovely food.

December we celebrate the festive season at Swaleside, there are events in the local village hall, Xmas Wreath making & more

Xmas raffle in the reception all in aid of Air Ambulance – this year Hamper Basket.

Amanda’s mince pies and mulled wine in reception just to get you in the festive mood.

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The new website has been launched for Abbots Green.

Take a look at www.abbotsgreenlodges.co.uk for the latest news, sales and events on the Park.

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Bishops Brook is Taking Shape

Our latest development at York House Holiday Park, Bishops Brook, is taking shape. The concrete bases have been poured, the services installed and the roadway laid.

We've had lots of interest in this exciting development so don't delay....contact us now for a guided tour or more details. Call Sam or John on 01845 597495

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What’s on at The Old Hall 2017


16th April

- Welcome back/Easter Party - Sunday from 1pm onwards.


Dates to be advised

- Inter Park Fishing, Golf Competitions


Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April

- Old Hall Open Weekend-all our current Holiday Homes will be open for viewing with on the day deals available.

Upgrade your existing static or PX your tourer- Join us in ‘The Stables’ recreation room for coffee and nibbles.


Saturday 1st July

- from 1pm onwards. Old Hall’s Summer BBQ, Beer, Burger, Hotdog with all the trimmings, Bowling skittles, Music. Indoors if wet.


Saturday 19th August

- from 1pm till late. Old Hall’s fabulous and famous Annual Hog Roast, Yorkshire Air Ambulance fundraising day. Hog Roast, Live music, DJ, Beer tent, Gin Palace, Stalls, Tombola, Raffle, Coconut shy, Stalls and lots more, fun for all the family


Saturday 30th September

- MacMillan Coffee Morning - Come join us for the world’s biggest Coffee Morning-10am onwards.


Saturday 28th October

- 7pm onwards, End of Season/Halloween Party.


Saturday 16th December

- Old Hall’s Christmas get together, Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, Port and Chocolates, nibbles. 1pm-5pm.


See Information Boards around Reception nearer to the time for further details.


See you all soon.

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Don’t like shopping? Don’t like football?

Why not come and join us on Boxing Day for Mulled Wine and Mince Pies

instead and take the opportunity to see the work in progress on our stunning new development

Bishops Brook

Between 11am and 2pm

in the Games Room at York House Holiday Park

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Glorious weather welcomed visitors to the Abbots Green Open Weekend...


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We'll be at the Hull Show again this year, it's always a great event so why not join us?...



The Lawns, Harland Way, Cottingham, East Yorkshire HU16 5SQ

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September
The show will open at 9am each day and close at 5pm
Car parks will open from 8:30am

Yorkshire Mobility are once again on hand to provide disabled vehicles to use at the show. If required please call 01472 804089 to pre-book. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Admission is £3 per person; £7 per family (or a carload)

Dogs are welcome on site provided they are on a lead, under control and poop is scooped when on the showground.

The first public showing of caravans for 2017 from the majority of the UK’s manufacturers


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The Team have been busy working on the final stages of the Woodlands development at Swaleside. The bridge structure is now in place with the railings due to go in shortly...



The bridge is complete and looking fantastic!


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Come and see us at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate - were here for all 3 days and the weather has been fantastic so far!

We're in the Bridlington Caravans & Yorkshire Holiday Homes stand - come say hello!





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