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What to see and do in the local area

Local Attractions

Our park is perfectly placed to discover some of the most beautiful and diverse countryside and attractions in the UK, with the coastlines only an hour away. Nurseries Caravan Park is an ideal location for visiting nearby attractions, historic houses, museums, boutiques, open moorland and beaches.

This page will provide you with everything you need to know, from attractions in the area to activities and places worth visiting during your stay with us, perfect for discovering the best sights, parks and attractions so you can plan your ideal trip.

Click on this link below to download your free PDF guides to York. They are a must read for anyone visiting York.

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Wondering what to do in York? Click below to explore your options…

What to see and do

York Shopping

Designer OutletPerhaps a designer day out at York Designer Outlet is what you are looking for, just a 15 minute drive from our site. If you were to leave the site entrance and take the 4th exit towards Leeds A64, drive along the A1237 until you come to the next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto the A64. From there you will see the Designer Outlet signposted on the brown attraction boards. *The Red Line Park and Ride Bus, number 7, also operates from York railway station at frequent intervals.

Spoilt for choice! Monks Cross Shopping Centre is also great for shopping with fabulous names, easy access and free parking, just a 20 minute drive from our site. If you were to leave the site entrance and take the 1st exit (York North A1237) continue straight along this road crossing many roundabouts until you get to the roundabout signed off for Monks Cross 3rd exit. Open 7 days a week until 8pm on weekdays and 7pm on Saturdays. Free wheelchair hire and free baby-change facilities make Monks Cross Shopping a great shopping experience for all.

Fancy going on a shopping spree? Look no further, there is no better place to go shopping than York.

Where to Eat

Wondering where to eat in York? With world-class food and wine on offer, eating out in York is always a memorable gastronomic experience. The City of York lies in the heart of one of the most renowned food producing regions in the UK.

Whether you’re looking for an award winning York restaurant, family friendly pub or inviting street cafe, you’ll be spoilt for choice in York. Offering both quality and value, the city’s food and drink scene has something for everyone. We have also highlighted a selection of local restaurants you may want to try.

Eating in York

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Places to eat

Nag’s Head Askham Bryan

We are a 1 mile walk from the pretty Askham Bryan Village where you will find a Pub called the Naggs Head serving traditional ales, Gourmet food and fine desserts. Perhaps whilst you are there a spot of cricket might take your fancy, the ducks also won’t mind a little visit!

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Quakerwood Acomb

Over the roundabout from our site entrance, just short of a mile you can find the Quakerwood in Acomb. Offering a wide range of dishes served all day, seven days a week. Famous for their chargrilled food served on sizzling skillets, offering great value food in a welcoming and friendly local pub.

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Acomb Wood Shopping Centre

Just beyond Quakerwood you will see Acomb Wood Shopping Centre, primarily fast food takeaways but there really is something for everyone. You will find Bengal Spice, Saffron Tandoori Spice, Silver Pearl Chinese, Chicken Express and Samuels Fish & Chips. Ideally located here too is a Tesco Express and Charisma Hair Care.

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Luigi’s York

If you fancy a local Italian restaurant you will find Luigi’s worth a visit. From our site entrance take a left at the roundabout and travel just over 2 miles. You will find Luigi’s left of the A59 roundabout nestled behind Poppleton Garden Centre. We advise you book for the weekends.

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Poppleton Garden Centre

Did you know we have another park in North Yorkshire? Black Bull Caravan Park, Pickering.

Black Bull Caravan Park – Malton Road, Pickering, YO18 8EA

Black Bull Caravan Park is located just 1 mile south of Pickering approximately 30 minutes from idyllic coastal towns including Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay. Not forgetting the short distance to the southern edge of the famous North Yorkshire Moors.

With local attractions including North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Flamingo Land, Eden Camp, Dalby Forest and Castle Howard, there’s something for everyone.

It is a perfect site for families and couples looking for a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of North Yorkshire.

Whether you would like to bring your own touring caravan or tent, stay in one of our luxury hire vans, Black Bull Caravan Park welcomes you.

Tel – 01751 472528