Close to York, with shops, restaurants, museums and galleries Hollicarrs Holiday Park is within easy reach of road and rail networks. The market town of Selby with an Abbey is near by as is McCarther Glen designer outlet and Water World. Hollicarrs Holiday is the perfect place to act as a base for you to explore the surrounding area. With so much to do locally and further afield you will never be short of things to do.
Nostell Priory and parkland – Distance from park: 28.1 miles
Built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has been the home of the Winn family for 300 years. Commissioned by Sir Rowland Winn in 1733, James Paine built the house. Later additions by Robert Adam created exceptional interiors.
Visitors can explore 121 hectares (300 acres) of parkland with a range of walks and views. Gardens include lakeside walks, a newly planted orchard and an adventure playground. Inside the house, see a collection of Chippendale furniture made specially for Nostell. Paintings by Brueghel, Hogarth and Kauffmann. A John Harrison (Longitude) longcase clock and an 18th-century dolls’ house. The restored Butler’s Pantry is also open to view this year.’’
Selby abbey – Distance from park: 6 miles
Selby Abbey is often called the hidden Gem of Yorkshire as no other church has the size, the age or the beauty that makes this building so unique. The Abbey is not just a building it is a living and vibrant part of the local community yet provides space that allow the visitor and the worshiper alike to find peace, tranquillity and the very presence of God. Throughout its long and turbulent history the Abbey has undergone many changes and therefore never stands still.’’
Barlow common nature reserve – Distance from park: 9.4 miles
The ‘Walking with Wildlife’ project will lead visitors around a trail of predominantly oak and birch woodland that often gets missed by visitors as it is tucked away in a quiet corner of the reserve.’’
Selby Town Hall – Distance from park: 6 miles
Selby Town Hall is an award winning arts centre, located in a prominent position at the end of Selby’s main street, Gowthorpe. The intimate venue, with a seating capacity of up to 150, hosts world class performances from across a range of art forms including music, comedy and theatre.”
York Dungeons – Distance from park: 7.8 miles
The York Dungeon is a 75-minute journey into more than 2000 years of York’s horrible history. The Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It’s hilarious fun and it’s sometimes a bit scary.”