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- Adults-only glamping near Lealhom in the North York Moors
- Spectacular walks nearby; within 20 minutes' drive of Whitby
- Woodburning stove, TV and DVD library
Did somebody say spectacular views?
The Game Larder is a working sheep and cattle farm, set on a hilltop facing most scenically down the Esk valley and opposite Danby beacon. The views are spectacular and the sunsets even more so, and you'll have your own private decked terrace at which to settle back admire both at your leisure any time of day.
Acquired originally for the local shooting estate around the turn of the 20th century, the lodge was hewn from cedarwood and spent most of the last century hidden unused in the woods until it was relocated and repurposed as somewhere for retreating peeps to use as a luxury glamping getaway.
With a small fridge, an electric hob, a kettle, utensils and a toaster at your disposal in the lodge (and a large fridge freezer in the amenities block for more sizeable foodie stocks), you’ll not need to move for much once plonked; pick your fave flick from the DVD library, light up the woodburning fire and cosy up for an evening in front the box, or go for something mildly more cerebral with a book or a board game.
When the day is done, clamber up to the cosy mezzanine for a restful night’s slumber in the cabin’s comfy double, or fold out the sofa downstairs if your days outdoors have you too weary to make the short climb. Bring your own bedding and towels or pay a small fee to rent from the site.
This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 10 are not allowed on site.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
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The Game Larder microlodge
Max. persons: 2 x
Dimensions: 2.7m width x 3.0m length (9.0ft width x 10.0ft length) Calculated area: 8.4m² (90.0ft²)
|Max. persons||2 x
2.7m width x 3.0m length
(9.0ft width x 10.0ft length)
Calculated area: 8.4m² (90.0ft²)
(1 x double sofa/futon)
|No toilets in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|No showers in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|Beds made up|
|Car parking by pitch/unit|
|Gas and electricity included|
|No dogs allowed|
|You will be able to choose extras on the booking page.|
|Bed linen hire
Includes towels and duvet and pillows
|£20/€23.71/A$38.35/US$26.42/CA$34.78/CHF25.94/SEK247.99/DKK177.23/NOK240.68/ISK3,214/ARS1,579.92/CLP20,356/PEN89.59/NZ$40.01/ZAR387.81/PLN101.53/R$108.84/CZK604.90/RSD2,787/HUF7,833.20/RUB1,672.42/CN¥185.94 per 7 nights|
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Excellent site and facilities
Unique accommodation in a breathtaking setting
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Fantastic place to stay, incredible views, everything you'd need!
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Leave the car at home
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
- Coach stations
Goathland (N Yorks): Village Centre Bus Stop
— 6.0 miles
6.0 miles Whitby: Bus Station Station Square — 9.5 miles
9.5 miles Pickering: Eastgate Coach Stop — 14.4 miles
- Train stations
Lealholm Rail Station
— 1.2 miles
1.2 miles Glaisdale Rail Station — 2.1 miles
2.1 miles Danby Rail Station — 3.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge North Side
— 18.1 miles
18.1 miles Transporter Bridge South Side — 18.1 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport
— 24.1 miles
Smack bang in the middle of the North York Moors National Park, The Game Larder is a mere 20 minutes’ walk from the little village of Lealholm, oft hailed as the prettiest in all of Yorkshire. To explore the countryside on foot, begin a nearby scenic circular stroll along the banks of the Esk and around the dales and hills near the village, and end up on a hillside for some splendiferous views across the dales.
Over in Fryup valley there’s a bike hire service and a café, and plenty of traditional moorland villages including Rosedale, Goathland, Farndale, and Grosmont are within a 30-minute drive.
Whitby is the next obvious sightseeing choice, for Whitby Abbey and the Captain Cook Museum and its HMS Endeavour replica plus harbour, galleries, old pubs and award-winning seafood restaurants; if you’re with the tiddlers, swimming, rockpooling and fossil hunting along the seashore are topping options here too.
- The Moors National Park Centre (2.4 miles)
- Whitby Abbey (9.8 miles)
- Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (13.5 miles)
- Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping (12.9 miles)
- Yorkshire Coast (14.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||11:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
The Game Larder cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. The Game Larder will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.