Are you looking for a lodge at Gallaber Park in North Yorkshire? One of the best ways to enjoy North Yorkshire is to buy a holiday home at Gallaber Park. Based in Long Preston, Skipton, the park is surrounded by beautiful countryside.
This park is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is the perfect holiday park for couples, young families and older adventurers. This imposing park offers home from home amenities, easy access to local attractions and accessible transport facilities. Landscaped and arranged as its private village community, the park sits in the surrounding countryside which is unspoilt. The holiday park community seamlessly blends into the beautiful scenery, never spoiling the North Yorkshire experience.
This is an award-winning five-star holiday park. Despite its close links to local amenities, the site offers an intimate, private experience. Certainly, f you're keen to get back to nature, you're going to want to take a close look at some of the lodges available for sale.
This beautiful holiday park makes for the perfect base, year after year. No matter the season, you can always have the convenience of checking into your holiday home before exploring the region. Onsite facilities are there too. There's a laundrette, children's activity zone and bowling and putting greens.
Gallaber Park Location
Situated in Long Preston, Skipton, Gallaber Park is a spectacular location for many reasons. Not only does it back onto the Yorkshire Dales National Park, it is well-linked to town and village amenities which are just a few minutes away. The village of Long Preston, for example, is only five minutes from the park gates, meaning that whether you choose to drive, walk or take public transport, you are always close to public amenities and services. You may also wish to explore Skipton itself for a choice in shops, pubs, restaurants and leisure facilities.
The park also benefits from its miniature wildlife trail, making the most of the beautiful woodland and countryside. From birds of prey to red deer, dragonflies and frogs, there are lots to spot down the private trail.
There are connections to many local sites of interest via the A65 and A682, both of which are near the park. With ample parking available here, too, you'll be able to park up and head out again as you see fit. It's a hugely convenient resort for anyone looking to retreat to the beautiful wilds of North Yorkshire.
Exploring The Local Area
Once you're settled, it's likely you'll want to get to know the local or broader area a little better. Not only should you make a point of exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park at your leisure, but there are also a few points of heritage and interest which may appeal to you nearby. You could even take the train from Long Preston's platform to get out and see the region via the railway.
Here are just a few sites of interest you may wish to explore when you stay at the park in future.
Based at nearby Bolton Abbey, the hugely popular Hesketh Farm Park makes for a beautiful day out for all the family. It's a park which plays host to even more wild animals, and there's always lots to explore. The farm park has typically a host of events rolling across the year, such as those which allow you to see newborn animals up close! You'll also find significant events setting up here over Easter and Halloween, making it a fantastic place to visit during major calendar celebrations.
Skipton Castle Woods
While the woodland and greenery surrounding Gallaber Park are always worth exploring, you may want to go bigger with an adventure into Skipton Castle Woods. This huge Woodland Trust area spans over 36 acres and boasts some genuinely incredible nature walks and trails. It's a woodland area with plenty of history, with the Woodland Trust themselves asserting that the forestry here is positively ancient! You'll be able to spy old castle ramparts on your route through, and if you want to keep your eye out for more local wildlife, there is always bound to be deer frolicking in the undergrowth.
You'll be able to get to the Castle Woods from the centre of Skipton itself, meaning it will only be a 20-minute to half an hour ride. One of the big draws of this woodland is that you can start exploring 'straight off the high street'!
Kilnsey Park Estate is a beautiful countryside retreat which you'll find a few miles away in nearby Wharfedale. Complete with farm attractions, wild fishing, cycling routes and pony trekking events, there are lots to explore and to get into here. It makes for another fabulous family day out.
It's also an ideal day out for flora and fauna explorers of all ages, with some rare plants and wildlife all making the park estate their home. It's one of the best-rated Yorkshire attractions for miles around, meaning it may well be one you'd like to check off your list the next time you visit Gallaber Park!
If you'd prefer to take in some of Yorkshire's fantastic transport heritage, make a beeline for nearby Embsay and Bolton Abbey, where you'll find a working steam railway. This railway plays host to some beautiful engines and carriages full of character. Book in for afternoon tea, or simply to explore the rolling dales beyond. There are even seasonal events which pop up here, and on some occasions, you'll be able to enjoy fish and chips, curry and cooked breakfasts while you ride the rails.
Learn all about the local railway and the history of steam while marvelling at the incredible countryside. Book your tickets and feel free to head back to your holiday property at the end of the day.
Why Stay at Gallaber Park?
This is an award-winning holiday park which offers privacy, ease of access to North Yorkshire's best attractions, and all the amenities you'd ever want from home away from home. There's a reason why so many people head here year after year.
It's the perfect holiday park for families and couples of all ages. Whether you're looking for a countryside breakaway or family fun in Yorkshire, Gallaber Park presents an incredible choice for a static caravan or holiday lodge. There aren't too many holiday parks which balance luxury living in such ideal locations.