York House Holiday Park

“Spacious holiday park close to the market town of Thirsk.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Balk, North Yorkshire

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With unrivalled views across the countryside to the Hambleton Hills, York House Holiday Park has a quiet, spacious feel, and is loved by holidaymakers of all ages. Its five-acre playing field, play area and indoor games area are ideal for families, while the on-site Old Barn Coffee Shop offers hand-made and home-cooked meals and treats. The park is just three miles from Thirsk town centre, with its independent shops and inviting restaurants.

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York House Holiday Park
York House Holiday Park, Balk, THIRSK, North Yorkshire, YO7 2AQ


About the area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.


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