News

Jun13

National Picnic Week

This Friday (16th June) sees the start of National Picnic Week, and as I write this it seems this may be accompanied by a ‘heatwave’. Certainly that is the word being used by some national newspapers this morning! Picnics of old bring back memories of tartan blankets and flasks, egg sandwiches, quiche – though in […] Read More...

May24

Swifts of Flight and Swooping Swallows

Swallows and Swifts As the warmer weather settles over the UK it’s the end of long journeys for swallows and swifts as they return from warmer climes to their homes for the summer months. But can you tell the difference? Swallows These are often seen in areas where there are lots of small insects and […] Read More...

May24

We’ve got the Yorkshire Holiday Park Blues

We’ve got the blues. Blue sky, with those stunning fluffy white clouds – the ones that look like cotton wool. It’s one of the great things about holidaying in the UK, being able to observe things around us that ordinarily we’d miss. The rustle of leaves, the scent of the wild garlic, the rush of […] Read More...

May17

What about when it rains?

We’ve had weeks of sunshine here in Yorkshire and it’s been lovely and warm – but both holiday parks have now benefitted from the recent showers. As much as we all moan about the rain it is great for the gardens and grounds around Weir Holiday Park and Allerton Holiday Park. The rain can limit […] Read More...

Apr20

Bluebell Watch

One of the most beautiful sights in spring has to be a carpet of bluebells, gentle bobbing blue bell heads under a woodland canopy. It’s a real sign that summer is on its way. Here at Yorkshire Holiday Parks we know that this is one of our favourite springtime markers so we’ve pulled together a […] Read More...

Apr04

New Static Caravan Arrival

Last week we had a very special delivery to Weir Holiday Park – a brand new Willerby Sheraton Static Caravan. As always the delivery of the van required some careful driving! The access to the site is only over the little bridge that our guests use, which if you’ve stayed with us you’ll know is […] Read More...

Mar15

Creating a buzz with bees at Weir Holiday Park

Last year Weir Holiday Park won an award for being Bee Friendly and now it’s spring, we’ve noticed that the Bees are back! The gentle “buzz buzz” can be heard throughout the day again. The recent change in temperature and longer days have awoken the Queen Bees from their underground hibernation. The flowers around the […] Read More...

Feb27

Tour de Yorkshire 2017

You have probably heard about a cycling event that is taking place in Yorkshire in just 60 days: Tour de Yorkshire. This is the legacy from Yorkshire hosting the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in 2014. From Friday 28th April to Sunday 30th April, Yorkshire will be swept up in a cycling festival! […] Read More...

Feb20

Half Term Activities Allerton Holiday Park

With half term here, we’re pretty busy at Allerton Holiday Park with bookings for the week; it’s a great time for families to get away before tourist attractions gear up for Easter and the summer months. There’s still a great selection of things to do with the family at this time of year. Obviously on site […] Read More...