With the hard times upon us we thought we would put together a few family days out that you can all enjoy and that won’t burn a whole in your pocket! All the below activities are within 1 hour drive from Hillside Caravan Park and are either free or under £25.
Ritz Cinema Thirsk – 6.0 miles (approx. 11 minutes)
The Ritz cinema is one of the oldest continuous run cinemas in the UK and is now run by a dedicated team of volunteers. The cinema is very affordable which make it a great place to visit when saving those pennies, plus you will get to see how cinemas have changed over the years! Check the site for film times and how to buy tickets.
Swimming Zest Leisure Centres, Northallerton, – 7.9 miles (approx. 17 minutes)
Northallerton leisure centre is open to everyone. The have a 25m pool and offer a Family swim section which is a great activity and it’s a great way to keep fit too.
King Pin Bowl Northallerton – 7.2 miles (approx. 15 minutes)
This Bowling alley is in the Centre of Northallerton. You can enjoy a game of ten pin bowling with the whole family, and they also have arcade games which you can play. Check availability and book online.
Railway Museum, York - 28.1 miles (approx. 41 minutes)
York Railway Museum is Free to enter though they do ask for donations to the Museum. Learn about the story behind rail transport in Britain and its impact on society. They also have activities that run from 11:00 till 15:00 which are also free. This is a great day out for children of all ages.
Aysgarth Falls, Aysgarth - 33 miles (appox.1 hour)
Aysgarth Falls is one of the natural wonders of northern England with its triple flight of waterfalls surrounded by woodlands and farmland, craved out by the River Ure over an almost one-mile stretch on its descent to mid-Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales. The car park is free for those that are national trust members (will need your card). They also have a café where you can enjoy a slice of cake and a coffee after your walk. Dog Friendly.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge - 26.6 miles (approx. 41minutes)
Brimham Rocks was once known as Brimham Crags, on Brimham Moor in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The car park is free for those that are national trust members (will need your card). Dog Friendly.
Oakwell hall, Birstall – 57.3 miles (approx. 1 hour)
Step back in time and enjoy the Elizabethan manor house in Birstall. The Grade I listed hall is set in period gardens surrounded by 110 acres of country park. The house was built for John Batt. A re-carved stone dated 1583 probably indicates the date of construction. The house, garden and car park are all free. Dog friendly.
Based on a family of 4 (2 Adults and 2 children). Check websites for availability, prices and booking