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The River Swale fishing pegs at Swaleside Park are providing some excellent fishing this year.


The photo shows Barry Whitwick who caught this 9lb 4oz fish last week on the River Swale fishing pegs that are allocated to residents and visitors to Old Hall and York House/Abbots Green.


He regularly fishes on that stretch of river and is now looking to catch even bigger barbel.

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Careful preparation of the site ready for the arrival of the ABI Ashdale holiday home.

We hope that George and Patricia will be delighted with their brand new plot and holiday home from ABI.


With the old home removed, the plan is translated from paper to the site.


The raised seating area is started with a solid foundation.


Flag stones provide a year-round seating area.


finished off with new fencing and gravel.


A new path is laid.


With gentle steps leading to the road edge.


The final edging and gravel is laid.


The new home is now sited ready for the arrival of the decking platform.


The decking has been installed and the new owners can enjoy the view!



We hope you've enjoyed this little insight, if you are interested in a new plot, holiday home or landscaping please give us a call!

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Events At The Old Hall 2016

Sunday 27th March - Welcome back buffet and drinks with an afternoon children’s Easter Party. Join in the fun with costumes and prizes for all ages. See details of this event on the office notice boards

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th - May Open Weekend. See our latest offering of new and pre-owned holiday homes. Stroll around the site and view our homes at your leisure. A hospitality suite will be available and members of staff on hand to answer any questions.

Saturday 11th June - Come along and Celebrate our Queen’s 90th birthday bash in The Stables.

Saturday 2nd July - BBQ & Beer Celebrating All Things Americana. Join us for Fun, Food and Frivolity with a Good Ole U.S. of A. style 4th of July Party.

Saturday 20th August - Hog Roast & Yorkshire Air Ambulance Fund Raising Day. 200 hundred seater Marquee with Music, Games, It’s a Royal Knockout, Live Entertainment, Beer Tent, Gin Palace and lots more for all the family.

 Saturday 10th September - Wine & Deli afternoon. Come along and share in a joint venture with local businesses to promote food & drink products available in the Boroughbridge area. Full details will be available nearer the time.

Saturday 29th October - Halloween and End of Season Party. Disco in the Dungeon with a Live Buffet for all you Zombies out There.

Saturday 17th December - Mince Pies & Mulled Wine Festive Celebration to round off the year.


More details on each event nearer the time on Reception notice boards,

Hope you all have a fantastic time with us in 2016,

Denis & Wendyx

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Events at York House Holiday Park

We're all set for the 2016 season and we already have a variety of events in the diary...

Sat 26th March - Easter Disco from 4pm

Sun 27th March - Easter Bonnet Parade and Best Decorated Egg Competition from 11am

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd April - Caravan Open Weekend

Sat 9th April - Race Night from 6.30pm (Mobile Fish & Chips for your supper!)

Sunday 1st May - Tour de Yorkshire Afternoon Tea Party

Sat 28th May - Roaring 20's Gangsters & Flappers Fancy Dress Disco. Bring your own nibbles

Sat 11th June - Queen Elizabeths 90th Birthday Celebrations

Sat 9th July - Country & Western Night. Fancy dress, hog roast and evening entertainment

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th July - Caravan Open Weekend

Sat 13th August - Family Fun Day, Sports & Disco

Sat 17th & Sun 18th Sept - Abbots Green Open Weekend

Sat 1st October - Oscars/BAFTA's. Hog roast and evening entertainment

Sat 29th October - Halloween & Firework Spectacular from 6pm

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Mr Marshall owns Riverside Caravan Parks which is located near to High Bentham on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and had made the trip to London along with Mr Brierley who owns, among several, Quarry Moor near Ripon and Old Hall near Langthorpe, for the annual British Holiday and Home Parks Association National Conference.

Riverside Park has been owned and managed by Thomas Marshall and his family since the late 60s and provides a site for tourists to the area and those with permanent homes on the park.

Quarry Moor and New Park is a residential park for the over fifties which offers accommodation in a rural environment, close to Ripon.

Julian Smith MP said:

Holiday parks such as Riverside Park and Quarry Moor Park form an important part of our visitor economy and homes provision in the region. It was good to discuss issues including business rates, staffing, broadband and flooding in our meeting. Park Homes are a very important part of my constituency and I will continue to represent the issues that both owners and constituents face.



News Article reproduced from www.harrogate-news.co.uk

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Hi All

Row, Row, Row your boat!!! - Repeat, repeat, yes you guessed it repeat!!!

Thank you all for the very kind messages and support we have received it is really appreciated. Communication can be quite tricky out here and when we receive the messages it really gives us a boost to think that we are in your thoughts out here in this little boat!! A short update on how things are going out here in the big blue.

The weather and the ocean are proving less than accommodating, with choppy and rough seas making progress difficult at the moment. We are steering by hand and continue to suffer equipment malfunction, but we now have just over 700 nautical miles to go with the end getting nearer with every stroke. We are managing all the issues and and are getting quite adept at fixing things.

We are all well, safe and in good spirits (although a bit tired and sore) and with our focus very much on the finish line in Antigua.

Whilst this challenge is hard going for us, we do know that it will end. Many of the people helped by our two fantastic charities do not have that luxury, the support provided by Maggies Cancer Caring Centre and Yorkshire Air Ambulance is invaluable. 

Please help us raise funds by going to www.yorkshirerows.com/donate 

All for now

Love and best wishes 
Yorkshire Rows X

"It'll be fine"


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The Old Barn Coffee shop opens March 4th 2016 and will be open every day from 9.am to 5.pm until the end of October, serving home baked fare together with a friendly service.

We welcome groups from Cycling and walking groups along with our frequent holiday makers and regulars from the local area.

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The recent BHHPA conference provided an ideal opportunity to catch up with Julian Smith, our local MP.  Among many topics discussed flooding and rural wifi were top of the list. 



And thanks for your time and subsequent tweet Julian!


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The Tour De Yorkshire takes place April 29, 30 and on Sunday May 1st 

Sunday's stage will start in Middlesbrough and finish in Scarborough passing through Thirsk heading to Sutton Bank on the A170 which is only 2 miles from the park.

For those thinking of staying in the area for this event or just coming for the day we may be able to help with accommodation and /or a stop off to re-fuel.


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The first lodge has arrived on Monk Park - bought by customer who was looking for the peace and quiet of a small gated development with some stunning views looking towards the Hambleton hills, while still having use of the Old Barn coffee shop and facilities from York House Holiday Park just over the road.

With only 22 pitches on Monk Park we are sure this popular development (still with current pitches available) will continue to be of interest to those looking for that bolt hole.


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It's Day 1 at the show and we're ready to go!...


Phil and the Victory Homes Team



Martin Hutchinson (Manager at AG / YH) & Andrew Westwood (Sales Director, Prestige Park & Leisure Homes)




The Prestige Buckland 38x20 Showhome



The Strathmore Luxury Lodge - destined for the new Woodlands Development at Swaleside

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Start the season inspired at

The Caravan & Motorhome Show

21 – 24 January 2016, at Manchester’s EventCity

We'll be there with the fantastic Victory Strathmore Luxury Holiday Home

For more information visit http://bit.ly/1NmovOb

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Despite much of Northern England and Scotland being hit by some pretty severe weather, the team at Swaleside have worked tirelessly preparing for the new season and have posted some great photos of the Park from the 29th and 30th December - including blue skies!! (see below). 




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'Due the the extreme weather and flooding throughout Yorkshire and other areas it is with great regret that we have had to cancel the Woodands Open Day at Swaleside Holiday Park.

We apologise for this and will let all invitees have an alternative date as soon as we can arrange this.

In the meantime we wish you a very Happy New Year and our thoughts are with the many that have been so badly affected by the recent floods. '  

kind regards

Phil Brierley

(Director,York House Leisure).

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The 4 members of the Yorkshire Rows Team have set off on their epic adventure. They flew to La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands, on Monday ahead of their charity challenge, in which they will spend around 50 days together crossing the Atlantic in an 8m by 1.5m boat!

York House Leisure are proud to be sponsoring the challenge and we will keep you updated on their progress.

You can also follow their progress here https://www.taliskerwhiskyatlanticchallenge.com/race-tracker/

To donate to Maggie’s go to www.justgiving.com/YorkshireRowsMaggies or text ROWS88 with an amount to 70070.

To donate to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance go to www.justgiving.com/YorkshireRowsYAA or text ROWS91 with an amount to 70070


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A great night was had by all at our end of season Halloween bash at York House Holiday Park, even though at times the camera was a bit blurred!!





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We've had a fantastic floral display at Swaleside this year and are looking forward to the Spring and the new 2016 season!


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Phil Brierley talks about plans for the new Swaleside woodland development


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Bob and Ruth Marsh talk about their enjoyable first look around Abbotts Green with Phil Brierley



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