Acorn Glade glamping York
Out & About
View of York Minster

The historic city of York:

Acorn Glade is approx 10 miles from the historic Roman, Norman & Medieval City of York (with the  York Minster, Cliffords Tower, Castle Museum, National Railway Museum, Yorvik Centre & the Shambles).

Melbourne Arms near Acorn Glade Glamping

Melbourne: Our village is located on the fringes of the Vale of York and the Yorkshire Wolds. Acorn Glade is only a short walk (0.5 miles away). It has a local pub called The Melbourne Arms, serving traditional pub food and beer. Its always best to call ahead to book a table for dinner.

Wolds gliding Club Pocklington Adventures to be had

The Wolds Gliding Club:

Only 5 miles from us and is regarded as not only being one of the premier gliding clubs in the North, but also one of the top sites in the UK. Visitor flying is available all year round. Click <here> for more info.

Horse Racing at York and Beverley

York & Beverley Races:

We are approx 30 mins away from York Racecourse, the UK's third largest horse racing venue. 

View of Beverly Minster

Beautiful Beverley:

This is a real hidden gem (described as a mini-York) and a firm favourite with our guests. Beverley is  ideally located 30 minutes from us with its Minster, Saturday market, plus great array of  shops & restaurants. 

Pocklington Canal lock at Melbourne York

Our surrounding Area:

Why not take a bike ride around the easy to navigate roads or walk down the nearby Pocklington Canal, which is only 0.6 miles away (narrow boat rides available Sun & Bank Hols). Please click <here> for more info.

Open water swimming available near Acorn Glade glamping

Allerthorpe Lakes & Woods:

For outdoor pursuits why not head for Allerthorpe Lakes is set in 53 acres with a cafe and only 2 miles from us. Alternatively stroll through the nearby Allerthorpe Woods & Country Park (a SSSI).

Castle Howard A place to explore while staying at Acorn Glade

Castle Howard

The Castle Howard old stately home is only 25 miles north of York. It is a private residence of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for over 300 years. It was the set for the 1980's drama Brideshead Revisited.

View of Hull

The maritime city of Hull:

We are  less than an hour from the rejuventated city of Hull (the former UK City of Culture). Wonder around the Marina or the Old Town, steeped in maritime history or visit The Deep famous aquarium with 3,500 fish.

Pocklinton Market town near Acorn Glade

Pocklington:  Our nearest town is located only 6 miles away with a small Tuesday market. Enjoy a range of unique shops, pubs and good  restaurants. Supermarkets such as Sainsburys & Aldi are here, along with famous Burnby Hall Gardens.

Elvington Air museum near acorn glade

Yorkshire Air Museum:

TheYorkshire Air  Museum and the famous York Maze are located near  Elvington and only 6 miles from us, together with the quintessential and picturesque villages of Elvington and Sutton-upon-Derwent. 

The East Yorkshire coast is only 40 minutes away from Acorn Glade

The East Yorkshire Coast:

Historic English seaside towns are within easy reach of us. Beautiful Bridlington, fabulous Filey, Bempton Cliffs & Flamborough Head. Further afield visit elegant Scarborough & pictureque Whitby.