If you are looking for a static caravan in North Yorkshire then look no further. This stunning area of the country is home to Swainby Country Park in Swainby Village, while Newbus Grange Country Park in Neasham Village lies on the border between North Yorkshire and County Durham.
Popularly nicknamed ‘God’s Own County’ due to its breath taking scenery, North Yorkshire is a fantastic location for a static caravan. The county covers just over eight and a half thousand square kilometres, with 40% of this surface area covered by national parks.
The North York Moors and most of the Yorkshire Dales sit within North Yorkshire and it’s sweeping hills and deep valleys are widely considered some of the most beautiful countryside in the whole of the UK.
If you ever tire of the scenery, North Yorkshire is also home to the city of York and the spa town of Harrogate, both lovely places to wander and explore, with their array of boutiques, independent shops, parks and museums.
We have a range of brand new and pre-owned static caravans for sale at our parks in North Yorkshire, with prices to suit all budgets.
Swainby Country Park is situated in the heart of Swainby Village and surrounded by the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Small, peaceful and secluded, the park is a nature lovers paradise with some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK right on its doorstep. We do not allow sub-letting at Swainby and there are no tents or tourers, so the only thing to interrupt your peace and quiet are the birds singing. Just perfect!
Newbus Grange Country Park is a Five Star caravan park situated in the picturesque village of Neasham near Darlington, alongside the beautiful River Tees. The park is the perfect base for exploring all that the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire have to offer.
Visitors to Newbus Grange Country Park can enjoy the best of both worlds: an idyllic countryside retreat for those wanting a little escapism, that is close enough to the vibrant market town of Darlington, for those who want to get out and about.
The North York Moors and most of the Yorkshire Dales sit within North Yorkshire, as well as the Pennine Hills, the Vale of Pickering, the River Swale, the River Ure, the River Ouse, the River Tees, and some of the UK’s most rugged coastlines.
The county’s culture has been greatly influenced by those of the people who have ruled the region throughout the ages. There is a strong sense of regional identity within North Yorkshire, and a notable distinct accent and dialect of the English language. Amongst the county’s traditions, there’s plenty to discover; including the traditional Long Sword dance (particularly in the East Cleveland area), and the celebration of the annual Yorkshire Day on 1st August.
Whilst you’re in North Yorkshire, you simply must try some of the local cuisine. Famed for its rich ingredients and flavours, perhaps the most famous dish is the Yorkshire pudding, the staple of any Great British Sunday roast dinner! Yorkshire boasts more Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere else in the country other than the capital – and needless to say, the personal touch is much more prevalent up north. Other food to try out if you haven’t already are Parkin, the county’s famous ginger cake, Yorkshire gingerbread (which contains crystallised ginger within the centre of it), local rhubarb and Wallace and Gromit’s favourite, Wensleydale cheese.
Literature lovers will find a spiritual home within the county, which was featured in Dracula and was home to the Bronte sisters. The ghost of Emily Bronte is still said to haunt the North York Moors! For TV and film buffs, there’s plenty of sets and locales to visit, for features such as Emmerdale, Last of the Summer Wine, Heartbeat, Four Lions, The Full Monty and Room At The Top.
Tourist Information Centres are dotted around the county in notable towns and cities and are easily spotted by their blue frontage and red and white logos. Staff and volunteers inside are local to the area and will be able to make recommendations for places to visit, activities to try and restaurants to eat at. You can’t beat a local recommendation so if you happen to spot one, nip in for a chat!
North Yorkshire’s varied landscapes offer some fantastically fascinating places to visit and explore that are dissimilar to sites anywhere else in the UK.
The Wensleydale Creamery centre was opened in 1992 within the Hawes Dairy. Now producing infamous Wensleydale cheese on a daily basis to traditional recipes, it is the last creamery within the region. Amongst traditional Wensleydale recipes, you can try cheeses such as extra mature, blue, and oak smoked. This is the only place in the UK producing genuine Yorkshire Wensleydale, so if you enjoy a cheese board, this is truly a must-visit centre.
A small market town and civil parish in the north-west of the county that houses the abovementioned creamery, Hawes is a lovely place to potter around on a rainy day. A pretty town with tearooms, pubs and quaint shops to visit, and a church dedicated to St Margaret of Antioch.
You may know the Ribblesdale Viaduct as the Batty Moss Viaduct, but if you haven’t heard of it, you likely will have seen it. The area around and below the Viaduct (which is still a working railway line) is a scheduled ancient monument. It measures 400m long and is made up of 1.5million bricks. The construction of the Viaduct, which involved over 1,000 workmen who set up shanty towns alongside the site to home their families, inspired TV drama Jericho and it’s a breath-taking sight for all who pass it.
The beautiful spa town of Harrogate is a well renowned tourist destination for holidaymakers and day-trippers alike. It’s been voted as the ‘Happiest Place to Live’ in Britain and is famous for its spa waters, Yorkshire Tea, and Royal Horticultural Society gardens. A great town to wander and explore, be sure to visit Betty’s Tea Rooms for traditional afternoon tea and amble around the RHS Harlow Carr Gardens to admire the botanical gardens and extraordinary plants.
A National Trust property, Fountains Abbey is a world heritage site comprising of a Georgian water garden and Cistercian abbey. A deer park, a church and a grand hall all sit within the grounds, and guided or self-guided tours are available. There’s miles of walking routes available for all abilities and a plant centre to shop for local flowers and shrubs to indulge your inspiration once you’ve seen the landscape around it. If you’re feeling peckish you can take to one of two tea rooms or visit the visitor centre restaurant. Fountains Abbey makes for the perfect day out for adults and families, with expert staff on hand to help you make the most of your trip.
York is a walled city and North Yorkshire’s most populated locale. It lies at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss, and has a rich heritage that’s visible throughout its architecture, culture and attractions. It’s easy to lose a day to the city browsing its independent shops and market, 1300s gothic Minster, and riverside areas. This is before you even start on the city’s museums; the Jorvik Viking Centre, Richard III Museum, Merchant Adventurer’s Hall and Yorkshire Museum!
The North York Moors is a national park containing one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the whole of the UK. Covering 554 square miles, it has a population of c23,000 and stunning scenery that’s unique to its moorland. Dales and valleys surround the moors with unrivalled views looking across them including the cliffs along the North Sea coastline. You can drive a good degree of the moors but the best way to see them is to walk or cycle, to truly drink in the environment around you
The Bolton Abbey estate is nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, housing a priory and stately hall just opposite the village of Bolton Abbey. The estate has been immortalised in numerous works of literature and poetry and is an engrossing historical site of importance for those with an interest in Christianity, the first world war or… cows. Indeed, the largest cow to ever exist in the UK was bred at Bolton Abbey. Known as the Craven Heifer, she weighed 312 stone and was over 7ft tall in the nineteenth century!
The picturesque and historic market town of Knaresborough is located on the River Nidd, just a few miles out of Harrogate. Despite it not being a large town, you’ll find plenty to do and see. Visit Knaresborough Castle, the River Nidd Railway Viaduct and Mother Shipton’s Cave before browsing the market and the local pubs. Tradition and local commerce is valued here; there’s no main supermarket and residents tend to ‘shop local’. You can too – and try some local cuisine while you’re at it!
You won’t be bored on a trip to North Yorkshire, and there’s something for everyone. A gorgeous mixture of urbanised areas of towns and cities alongside beautiful British countryside, North Yorkshire presents opportunities to enjoy a whole host of activities spanning day-trips, weekends and longer vacations. It’s unspoilt landscapes and hospitable culture will endear you in no time and you’ll be sure to return after your first visit!