Cropton Lodges are located in the peaceful town of Pickering and offer a warm Yorkshire welcome along with a stunning woodland setting. The lodges have proved to be popular with recent customers and the reviews are very impressive. We recommend Cropton Lodges to families looking for a relaxing holiday base and to couples seeking an "away from it all" retreat.
Deep in the heart of Cropton Forest, the lodges are well positioned to make the most of the glorious woods and countryside. Nature trails, forest walks and cycle paths are all available onsite as well as a selection of Ranger led activities. Mountain bike hire is also on offer. Other facilities include a children's play area, shop, coffee lounge and a launderette. Locally there are many attractions including Castle Howard and Dig where children can get their hands dirty and enjoy some fun excavation activities.
Cropton Lodges offer top of the range accommodation in architect designed lodges. The timber clad lodges have been designed to maximise natural light and give as much space as possible. The stunning open plan interiors are finished of with cutting edge contemporary décor. Luxurious touches include flat screen TV, dishwashers and private outdoor hot tubs.
Silver Birch Lodges are available with either two or three bedrooms and spacious family bathroom. Golden Oak Lodges sleep 4, have one double and one twin bedroom and are furnished to the highest standard. All lodges also have furnished outside space so guests can enjoy the tranquil surroundings.
Make your romantic break extra special with one of our luxury pamper packs. In lodge entertainment package – includes films Sky Sports and in lodge takeaway ordering from £35
- Forest walks/cycle trails/ nature trails
- Mountain bike hire
- Ranger-led walks and activities
- Shop with coffee lounge
Additional charges may apply for some facilities
Architect designed one, two and three bed timber lodges.
- Outdoor hot tub (except Copper Beech lodges)
- Flat screen TV
- Kitchen including microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
- Bath and/or shower
- Bed linen and duvets
- Towels and hot tub towels (in Golden Oak lodges only)
- Complimentary toiletries
- Beds made up for your arrival
- Underfloor heating
- Verandah with garden furniture
- Electricity included
- Cots, baby baths and highchairs £5 per night each
- Pets £10 per night each (max 4) (in specific accommodation only)
- All non smoking accommodation
Accommodation at Cropton Lodges
Golden Oak 2
Luxurious and contemporary lodge furnished to the highest standard. One double with ensuite shower and one twin. Bathroom. Bathrobes in master bedroom. Verandah with outdoor hot tub.
Copper Beech 3
Spacious lodge with one double with ensuite WC and two twin. Bath with overhead shower.
Copper Beech 2
Spacious lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Shower.
Silver Birch 3
Luxury and contemporary lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bathroom. Verandah with outdoor hot tub.
Golden Oak 1
Luxury lodge. One double with ensuite bath with overhead shower. Log burning stove. Bathrobes. Verandah with outdoor hot tub.
Silver Birch 2
Comfortable lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Bathroom. Verandah with outdoor hot tub.
Golden Oak Hideaway
Perfect for a romantic break and designed exclusively for couples. One double with ensuite including large sunken bath big enough for two and boasting panoramic views of the forest through the window. Log burning stove. Decking with cosy hammock and outdoor hot tub.
Copper Beech 2 WF
Spacious lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Shower. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.
Golden Oak 3
Luxurious and contemporary lodge furnished to the highest standard. One double with ensuite shower and two twin. Bathroom. Bathrobes in master bedroom. Verandah with outdoor hot tub.
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York Lakeside Lodges have a wonderful location in pretty, peaceful grounds and also offer easy access to the historic City of York.
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Fun Days Out in Vale of York
Dig is a unique and somewhat educational attraction in York offering children the opportunity to enjoy excavation, discovery, and digging. Within the site is a discovery centre, several pits filled with Roman and Medieval ruins and a science lab where children can take part in exciting experiments. Staff are on hand at all times to help the children and to ensure they get the most from the experience. The attraction can get busy during school holidays and pre booking is recommended.
Castle Howard is one of the regions most beautiful and historic landmarks and is located in 1,000 acres of parkland with breathtaking gardens to explore. As well as exploring the castle visitors can enjoy attractios including the unique Land Train - the best way to see the entire park. There is also a large lake offering boat trips during the summer months. In high season the site is very popular with families and offers organised activities for children including tours, talks, crafting and animal encounters. The site also has a Nature Trail which is fun for the whole family and an Adventure Playground where children can run off some energy.
Come rain or shine children need to be entertained and Creepy Crawlies just north of York is the perfect place! This all weather attraction caters for toddlers and children up to 12 years old with a huge array of climbing equipment, ball pools, slides, chutes and adventure areas. Adults can relax and enjoy a coffee and a snack while the kids are having fun. The site also has a large and rather impressive outdoor area with pet zone and pedal track with Go karts. There is also a pond with fish and a sensory zone where children can touch and feel new and interesting things.
Cropton Lodges Reviews
This is the place to be,imaculate log cabin,with fantastic surrounings.The staff hapy and very helpful.The Hot tub was great after a long walk in the forest.A great time .Can't wait to return in the autumn.
Date of stay: 16th January 2015
Accommodation type: Golden Oak 3
Cabin was lovely but windows were filthy and there was dog poo on our decking when we arrived.
The only reason I am giving furniture and fittings a 9 is because on a nighttime even though we closed the doors they would bang and rattle
Dirty plates in cupboards. Dust balls in corner of rooms. Dried pasta on kitchen floor. maybe give cleaners more time?
Would benefit from oven gloves otherwise no complaints.
Everything was great
the cabin was very clean and well equipped
Date of stay: 5th September 2014
Accommodation type: Golden Oak 3
Great lodge especially the hot tub! Spacious and modern.
Date of stay: 1st September 2014
Accommodation type: Golden Oak 3
Perfect home from home
Date of stay: 29th August 2014
Accommodation type: Golden Oak 3
Situated in a excellent area, perfect for a restfull brake but still within distance of the local attractions. Only problem is getting the grand children out of the hot tub.
Date of stay: 25th August 2014
Accommodation type: Golden Oak 1
Was a nice place in a nice location but the lodge was advertised to include DVD player and Wii neither of which were in the lodge so we ended up taking DVDs and games with us which were if no use and spending a further £30 on the entertainment package which we could have saved had we known in advance. The holiday wasn't cheap to start with but I didn't mind paying more for a luxury lodge with all the extras. However we had to pay extra for a lot of what I would have expected to be included eg. Entertainment pack, map for on site walks, logs for log burner etc
This holiday park is lovely, a perfect retreat and we can't wait to book again. The hot tub sold it for us and I think this trip will be a yearly event.
The location was beautiful with lots to explore.
The Forest Holidays experience is a good one and at present feel we will be working through all the parks. Booking through Hoseasons was worth our while as we got an NHS discount.
The holiday site was clean, open and friendly. Staff were excellent and pleasant. Would go back again very nice site.
Excellent location, friendly staff and lodges are furnished very well. Lots of forest walks, lots of things for the kids to do - bike rides, walks, feeding the animals.
We would recommend this site, very good staff, cabins stylish and comfy.
A very relaxed atmosphere, facilities good for campers, the local shop cooked home made bread each morning this was an excellent touch to know each morning your bread was ready waiting for you!!
A lovely peaceful location and the cabins warm, cosy and comfortable.
Really relaxing, a peaceful place to be.
Very nice cabins in lovely area.