The Drovers Arms Skipwith - Places to Stay
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Places to stay

There are many place to stay locally to The Drovers Arms, from B&B's, caravan and camp sites to luxury accommodation with a train carrage theme.

Listed below are just a few of these great places.


Skipwith Station

Once on the Derwent Valley Light Railway (the “Blackberry Line”) in the heart of rural Yorkshire

Graham and Mary offer stylish self-catering holiday apartments in Blackberry Halt and in three refitted railway carriages within the grounds of the original station.

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 0.25 miles

Contact details:

tel: 01757 282288




Oakmere Caravan Park & Fishing

Caravan/Motorhome Pitches, Seasonal Pitches, Caravan Storage, Onsite Convenience Store (New for 2013 Season), Key Card Security System, Electric Hook-up, Fishing Lakes, Disabled Access, Dog Friendly, Cycle Storage, 'Calor Gas' stockist

Full Amenities Block including:

           - Individual shower-rooms

           - Utility room with washing machine

           - Chemical Waste Disposal

Distance from The Drovders Arms - 0.25 miles

Contact Details:

tel: 01757 288910




Blackwood Hall B&B and Campsite

Blackwood Hall is a traditional Victorian residence built in 1858 situated in its own 14 acre parkland away from busy roads and with ample free parking.

The land includes mature woodland where there is an abundance of wildlife including visiting Canadian geese, foxes, rabbits and squirrels. The Skipwith Common nature reserve is accessible over a stile immediately outside the property. Being fully open with free access to the public, it is a great place for a few hours walk in the wilderness.

Rooms from £95.00 per night.

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 0.5 miles


tel: 07734787831



Oakwood Lodges

Oakwood Lodges is part of our Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection and is conveniently located amidst the beautiful scenery of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds. This small collection of stylish lodges provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern day living, yet superbly located for exploring the many treasures along the Yorkshire coastline and historic York only a 20 minute drive away.

These luxury lodges have been stylishly furnished and all boast the added luxury of a contemporary outdoor decking area with hot tubs and great views either over the picturesque small lake or across the lush green meadows. Take advantage of sumptuous in-lodge therapies or treat yourself to one of our pamper packs. Bike hire is available (charges apply).

There is so much to see and do in and around this popular area, whether it’s a visit to the many nearby friendly pubs to sample the flavours of the local cuisine, a trip to the nature reserve to see rare plants and wildlife or for the more active the lodges sit close to the Yorkshire Wolds Way.

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 1 mile

Contact details:

tel: 0844 561 8305



Gunby Hall Cottage

Gunby Hall Cottage is a luxury self-catering holiday cottage which forms part of the Gunby Hall Estate dating back to the 1700s. Gunby Hall Cottage has been beautifully renovated with lots of home comforts for your escape to the country - from the woodburner to the private hot tub, this cottage has many superb features which make it the ideal holiday base whatever the season.

With a choice of two patio areas for dining alfresco or for just relaxing next to the hot tub, guest will enjoy the sights and sounds of the surrounding Yorkshire scenery over fields and the meandering River Derwent. There are also a number of fantastic walks straight from the doorstep to allow guests to revel in the ancient and largely unchanged landscape of the property and beautiful outlying villages.

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 4 miles

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Pool Bridge Farm - Wheldrake

Pool Bridge Farm near York, is a well established fishery and campsite run by the Fletcher family.  Located just a 10 minute drive from York city centre, the fishing complex boasts five well stocked and picturesque lakes with a wide variety of fishing to keep the most discerning angler happy.  The mature lakes are well stocked with large specimen Common Carp, Mirror Carp and Ghost Carp as well as silver fish including, Tench, Chub, Rudd, Roach, Bream, Ide and some very big Perch!

The Camping and Caravanning Club certified caravan park and campsite at Pool Bridge Farm is perfectly located to explore York and the surrounding attractions in Yorkshire. York city centre is only a 10-minute drive, or a 50-minute stroll through beautiful meadowland. For those of you who prefer "Glamping", leave your tent at home and stay in one of our Timber Tents or Tipi.

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 8 miles

Contact Details:

tel: 07928 359 420 




Cawood Park York

Relax in the tranquility of Cawood Park York North Yorkshire, set amongst 12 acres of parkland with its own lake, Cawood Park has an idyllic village location.

Whether you have a touring caravan, motor home or looking for a holiday home for sale, Cawood Park is the perfect place to relax - open all year round, including Christmas and New Year.

Visit York Tourism Award Winners 2014 "Best Caravan Park"

Distance from The Drovers Arms - 9 miles

Contact details:

tel: 01757 268 450