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Griffon Forest Lodges offer a real holiday hideaway in the heart of Flaxton, York. Once you have driven up the long driveway to the reception desk you will literally feel like you are in the middle of no-where. This is partly due to the well designed lodges and mature woodland surroundings that envelope the site.
The lodges are made from natural oak and everything about your stay will be luxurious especially the lodges with four poster beds and jacuzzi baths, not to mention the twin his and hers sinks which are a lovely touch.
The cosy furnishings and cotton bed linen will complement your lodge nicely. Outside the lodge you have some amazing woodland walks right on your doorstep as well as a renowned restaurant called Tykes within walking distance. Guests at Griffon Forest receive a 10% discount off their food bill at Tykes.
All of the lodges feature an outdoor hot tub, widescreen TV, DVD/CD and well equipped kitchen. The Gardeners Lodge is a luxury lodge with a four poster kingsize bed, spa bath and outdoor hot tub. This lodge is perfect for couples. The Poachers lodge is also a good option for couples. Both the Gardeners and Poachers lodges sleep 2. The Poachers Premier is ideal for special occasions with open plan living, 4 poster bed, new soft furnishings and a 6 ft jacuzzi bath. You will receive champagne, chocolates and red roses on arrival at this lodge.
For parties of 4 then the Keepers Lodge is recommended. This is a popular luxury lodge with outdoor hot tub, one double and one twin room. The Gardeners Premier Lodge at Griffon Forest is also a good choice for parties of 4. This luxurious lodge is furnished to a high standard and both couples receive wine and chocolates on arrival. Finally, the Woodmans Lodge is the largest and could be described as a very spacious and luxury lodge sleeping 5.
Close to this park is Sandburn Hall which houses an 18 hole golf course, driving range and sports bar - the ideal retreat for golf enthusiasts. You can also hire bikes at Griffon Forest reception for a reasonable fee and explore the surrounding woodland this way.
- Sandburn Hall – 10 mins walk (lit pathway)
- Tykes Restaurant (10% discount for all guests)
- Sports bar (Wi-Fi access)
- 18 hole golf course *
- driving range and golf academy
- Indoor tennis/badminton *
- Cycle hire *
- Fly fishing lake *
- Network of walks and trails
- Badger watch
- Shop with off licence
- Day kennels.
- All facilities available for all dates.
- * Charges Apply.
- Craftsman built lodges all with an outdoor hot tub.
- Outdoor hot tub
- Flat screen TV with selected satellite, Freeview and radio channels plus Wild Watch - live nature footage
- Kitchen including microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer
- Utility room (except Poachers)
- Bath and/or shower
- Bed linen, duvets and towels
- Bathrobes (except Keepers and Woodmans)
- Beds made up for your arrival
- Timber deck with sunloungers and garden furniture
- Central heating
- Gas and electricity included
- Travel cots and highchairs £12pw each
- Pets £36pw each (max 2) (in specific lodges only)
- All non smoking accommodation
- Some lodges have ramp access for visitors with mobility difficulties – please check when booking.
Accommodation at Griffon Forest
GardenersLuxury lodge with king size four poster. Spa bath. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival.
Gardeners Family PremierExclusively designed for groups or families. One king size four poster and one twin with additional guest bed and TV, both with ensuite walk-in shower and spa bath. All the luxury features of a Gardeners Premier with large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.
Gardeners PremierThe forest’s largest lodge! Each bedroom has king size four poster, with ensuite walk-in shower and spa bath. Luxuriously furnished central living and kitchen area leading onto large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival. Book this lodge with one bedroom only and pay Poachers Premier price.
KeepersPopular luxury lodge with one double with TV and traditional oak canopy bed and one twin. Bath and separate walk-in shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.
PoachersOpen plan, perfect for a romantic break. King size four poster, 6ft circular spa bath and separate spacious shower room. Large cosy leather sofa. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. No pets. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival.
Poachers PremierThe forest’s finest! Beautifully designed and furnished open plan lodge, perfect luxury for a romantic break or honeymoon. King size four poster. Superb bathing area with 6ft circular spa bath and spacious walk-in shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. No pets. Champagne, red roses and chocolates on arrival.
WoodmansVery spacious luxury lodge ideal for families. One king size four poster or oak canopy bed with ensuite modern shower, one twin and one single. Family bathroom with bath with overhead shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.
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Fun Days Out in Vale Of York
Dig is a unique and somewhat educational attraction in York offering children the opportunity to enjoy excavation, discovery, and digging. Within the site is a discovery centre, several pits filled with Roman and Medieval ruins and a science lab where children can take part in exciting experiments. Staff are on hand at all times to help the children and to ensure they get the most from the experience. The attraction can get busy during school holidays and pre booking is recommended.
Castle Howard is one of the regions most beautiful and historic landmarks and is located in 1,000 acres of parkland with breathtaking gardens to explore. As well as exploring the castle visitors can enjoy attractios including the unique Land Train - the best way to see the entire park. There is also a large lake offering boat trips during the summer months. In high season the site is very popular with families and offers organised activities for children including tours, talks, crafting and animal encounters. The site also has a Nature Trail which is fun for the whole family and an Adventure Playground where children can run off some energy.