Plan your visit at Cropton, North Yorkshire

Plan your visit at Cropton, North Yorkshire

Forest Holidays

Essential information to plan your visit at Cropton, North Yorkshire

Cropton offers 57 log cabins dotted around the woodland meadow in the heart of Cropton Forest. Feel closer to the forest with a cabin styled by nature and enjoy the tranquility the location provides with woodland paths and wildlife on your doorstep. Our General Manager, Julia Winterburn, looks after Cropton.

Planning your visit

  • Before you travel

    Pre-travel queries: 03330 110 495

    Assistance during the day: 01751 417 591

    Check-in: 4pm onwards*

    Check-out: Before 10am*

    *Early check-in (from 2pm) & late check-out (by 12pm) are extras that can be added to your booking, subject to availability.

    Forest Holidays:
    Nr Pickering,
    North Yorkshire,
    YO18 8ES

    GPS coordinates:
    Latitude: 54.316674
    Longitude: -0.837077

  • On arrival at location

    Upon arrival/departure: When you arrive, simply park up and one person per cabin will be required to check-in, simply follow the social distancing markers to the Forest Retreat. Queuing systems may be implemented and whilst we will try to make the process as quick as possible, check-in may take a little longer than usual.

    Access and terrain: At Cropton, the terrain is mostly flat and level with steps to access some cabins. Our wheelchair-adapted Silver Birch cabin has a ramp to access the cabin.

    Parking: Each cabin at Cropton has 2 allocated parking spaces nearby the cabin. Additional cars can be registered with the team and parked at the Forest Retreat just a short walk from your cabin free of charge.

  • During your stay

    Shopping and food options: The Forest Retreat at Cropton has a small shop containing locally sourced produce and shopping essentials for your convenience. Plus, breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to be enjoyed in the Forest Retreat or ordered for delivery to your cabin.

    Opening hours: 9am – 8pm (08.30am - 8pm on Mondays & Fridays)

    View Forest Retreat menu

    View In-cabin delivery menu

    Local amentities: The closest supermarkets to Cropton are Co-Operative Food (6.8 miles), Lidl (6.8 miles), Morrisons (15.4 miles), and Asda (15.5 miles). You can arrange a supermarket delivery during your stay, but we ask that you meet the driver on their arrival to accept your delivery.

    Nearby train stations: The closest train station to Cropton is Malton (15.5 miles) and Thirsk (30.1 miles). Please note, our locations require a journey by car, taxi, bus etc.

Exclusive to Yorkshire

Tramper vehicles now available to book 

Explore Cropton Forest with our new all-terrain mobility scooters. Tramper hire prices start from £2.50 for 3 hours. Daily slots are available between 10:00am - 5:00pm. 

All users must be accompanied during the session and follow the designated forest pathways.

Check availability and book direct with Cropton Forest Tramper Hire.

Book tramper hire

Map of location at Cropton, North Yorkshire

Paw-fect treats to get tails wagging

Paw-fect treats to get tails wagging

Pick up the ulti-mutt in doggy dining with Sir Woofchester’s dog menu. Paws can join in all the fun and feasting, from treat pots of Bark burgers and bangers, to delicious dog bowl dinners. There’s even a canine cocktail to dig into – cheers!

Make your stay extra special with easy-add on extras 

Add extras onto your booking up to 48 hours before arrival


Food & drink
Food & drink

Adventure activities
Adventure activities

In-cabin entertainment
In-cabin entertainment

How to add extras to your booking:

Log into my account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. 

If you have an existing booking and need any help you can call our Sale and Service Team 03330 110 495. Monday to Friday: 08.30am - 5.30pm & Saturdays 9am - 1pm.

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Our Flexible Amendment package has got you covered 

We know that sometimes things change, and you might need to amend your holiday dates. Flexible amendment gives you that peace of mind. 

Change the date of your break unlimited times up to six weeks before your intended stay, and if things change last-minute, you can move your break once up to 8 days before your stay. 

Don't forget to add flexible amendment when you book your break! 

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