Explore the beautiful countryside and historic York city with short breaks in Yorkshire at The KP Resort
The Kilnwick Percy Resort is set amongst the breath-taking Yorkshire Wolds, with fantastic facilities onsite, and is only a 40 minute drive from York city centre, making it the ideal place for short breaks in York.
A York mini-break could be exactly what you need to relieve the stresses and strains of everyday life, while being able to take a break from the mundane and explore the local area in beautiful Yorkshire. You can enjoy all of this before retiring to the luxurious accommodation which is on offer at the KP Resort with the option to stay in our outstanding self-catering log cabin style lodges or unique woodland hotel pods.
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A Fascinating Local Area
Located in the picturesque town of Pocklington, you can enjoy a relaxing short breaks in Yorkshire, being surrounded by 180 acres of breath-taking views of the Yorkshire Wolds and explore the local area.
Completely surround yourself in nature and visit the stunning Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, which is known as the jewel in Yorkshire’s crown, having been award the prestigious Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award for 7 consecutive years! The Stewart Museum on-site is dedicated to Major Percy Stewart and the eight world tours he ventured on during 1906 and 1926. During his tours he collected remarkable things, which are all currently on display in cultural and religious exhibitions throughout the museum.
If you walk to the end of The KP Resort’s stunning drive, you will be able to visit the unique Madhyamaka Meditation Centre, where the Kilnwick Percy Hall and grounds are located. The hall itself is a Grade II listed building, which is surrounded by 47 acres of woodland walks and a 9 acre man-made lake. This is a relaxing place of peace and tranquility, where you can rest and reflect while drenched in history. The hall took 100 years to be built, starting 1574 and finally being finished in 1720, you can learn the history of the house and grounds on a guided tour. There are also many meditation classes for all interests and abilities that take place at the hall, perfect for reflecting and recharge on your mini-break.
Venture further afield to the historic city of York which is only a 40 minute drive from the park. The city centre is a bustling hub of restaurants, cafes, museums, tea rooms, theatres and more, either something for everyone to enjoy! The KP Resort is the ideal alternative to busy inner city hotels for anyone who is looking for short breaks in York city centre. This gives you the option to enjoy the best of both worlds; everything that York city has to offer as well as soaking up the tranquil Yorkshire countryside.
Top Class Facilities at the KP Resort
The KP Resort offers the option for you to enjoy luxurious short breaks in Yorkshire being perfectly placed to explore the local area surrounding the resort, but with fantastic facilities on-site to enjoy if you choose to stay on park.
Enjoy a mouth-watering meal at The Glasshouse Restaurant on-site, where you can indulge in traditional British cuisine, from delightful main meals, luscious light lunches and quaint afternoon tea. Venture on to the outdoor decking area and enjoy your meal next to our soothing water feature, while marveling at the 180 acres of rolling hills of the Yorkshire Wolds around you.
Tucked away in the surrounding woodland, The Box Health & Fitness Suite is our state of the art fitness suite offering everything you could need for a full body workout, with highly experienced personal trainers on hand to help you on your workout. Fully stocked with state of the art Technogym equipment, The Box has a wide range of cardio machines to choose from, along with weight assist machines and free weights.
There is also a full programme of fitness classes, including yoga, Pilates, box-fit and legs, bums and tums, to name a few, each class is only £6 and makes sure you keep up with your health regime on your short break in Yorkshire.
Leave your stresses and strains at the door when you explore our outdoor Nordic Relaxation Area, where you will find a luxurious hot tub and unique swim spa, offering a swimming experience like no-other! Truly a place where you can reflect and get away from it all while on your short stays in York.
Our luxurious two-storey lodge accommodation offers beautiful views over the 120 acre stunning golf course, he rolling terrain of our 18 hole, championship course will test every aspect of your game. Book a session with our wonderful Head of Instruction Oliver Cross, who will tailor your training session to your abilities. Oliver is able to teach all ages and all abilities, from teaching beginners to helping experienced players shave a few points from their handicap by tailoring the session to their strengths.
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You can fill your Yorkshire short break with as much exploring, history and nature walks as you wish, or alternatively you can sit back, relax and enjoy your breath-taking surroundings at The Kilnwick Percy Resort.
Short breaks in Yorkshire have never felt so luxurious, enjoy a hot tub at our lovely lodges or marvel at the surrounding views from our unique hotel pods!