Visit York’s Christmas Markets: 14 Nov-22 Dec.

York Christmas Markets open Mid November until Christmas.

York gets into the Festive Christmas spirit from the big Christmas lights switch-on 14 November. 100’s of brightly decorated Scandanavian style chalets then open for St Nicholas’ markets, transforming the city centre into a festive wonderland of glitter and joy. Around Parliament Square, St Sampson’s Square and throughout the city you’ll find a treasure trove of Continue reading “Visit York’s Christmas Markets: 14 Nov-22 Dec.” »

York’s Winter Wonderland 16 Nov-5 Jan

Visit York's Winter Wonderland this Christmas, Just 10 minutes from York Naburn Lock Caravan Park

Give yourselves a special Christmas treat with a visit to York’s Yorkshire Winter Wonderland at the Designer Outlet, Fulford. Enjoy festive ice-skating, a vintage funfair, Christmas music, the Rink-side Café & bar, and a little Christmas shopping of course. All this within a few moments’ drive from York Naburn Lock Caravan Park. Continue reading “York’s Winter Wonderland 16 Nov-5 Jan” »

Saturday is Flame Fresh Pizza Night!

Saturday Night' Flame Fresh Pizza Night at York Naburn Lock Caravan Park

Saturday is Caravan Chef’s night off at York Naburn Lock Caravan Park. Just treat yourself to an authentic taste of Italy with a delicious pizza lovingly prepared on the campsite, baked in a wood fired pizza oven in front of your very eyes. Add a glass of vino rosso or vino bianco then relax in true Mediterranean style.

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10 Must-See York Attractions for 2019

Cliffords Tower, York Castle

There really is so much to see and do around our fabulous City of York. A week’s holiday would be great, but if you can’t stay a full week, then take a look at Visit York’s guide to the 10 ‘Must See Attractions’ in York. The very good news, if you are staying at York Naburn Lock Caravan Park, is that most of York City’s top attractions are within walking distance of the No 42 bus stop in Piccadilly.

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Historic Pubs of York

The Blacksmiths Arms is a friendly pub serving fine foods and ales in Naburn for over 350 years.

York has around 80 inns and pubs within the City Walls alone. Perfect for an evening stroll along the city’s roadways or riverside and sampling some real Yorkshire ale in a cosy inn.
Purely for the culture and history, of course.

The Blacksmith’s Arms, is well worth the 15 minute walk into Naburn village. It’s a friendly, cosy pub that’s been the local hostelry for over 350 years. Continue reading “Historic Pubs of York” »

Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York

Visit York's Jorvik Viking Centre from York Caravan Park

York’s amazing Jorvik Viking Centre is located in Coppergate close to the 42 bus stop. The Jorvik experience has been recently rebuilt with new features after it was flood damaged in 2015. The centre depicts the Viking way of life in the 9th Century around a re-creation of a Viking street in Jorvik, the Viking name for York. A highlight of the visit is a guided-transporter tour of Continue reading “Jorvik’s Vikings Return to York” »

York Pass, Online tickets for York’s Attractions

If your schedule only allows a short break in York and you want to visit as many of York’s attractions as possible in a few days, York Pass might be for you. The York Pass ‘smart card’ is accepted by over 30 attractions in the city and surrounding area, and you can buy it online at a discount to normal admission prices… Continue reading “York Pass, Online tickets for York’s Attractions” »

York National Railway Museum

Visit York's National Railway Museum from York Naburn Lock Caravan Park.

Visit York National Railway Museum and see the UK’s largest collection of record breaking locomotives and wonderful railway artefacts, including Queen Victoria’s lavish ‘Royal Train’, ‘a palace on wheels’. Entrance to the museum is FREE and there’s almost always a workshop, tour or exhibition to make your visit to the railway museum a truly excellent day out.
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York Food & Drink Festival 20-29 Sept 2019

York Food Festival is a week long gastronomic treat. The festival brings over 100 food and drink producers to showcase the best of Yorkshire produce in York City centre streets and markets. Continue reading “York Food & Drink Festival 20-29 Sept 2019” »

York Hot Air Balloon Fiesta : 27-29 Sept 2019

Visit York Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at York Racecourse

Up, Up and away over York Racecourse this September when York’s Hot Air Balloon Fiesta attracts over 50 brightly coloured balloons and many enthusiasts to the 3 day event.

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