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Great Wood (York) Eco Lodges

  • Great Wood
  • Smith's lane
  • Flaxton
  • York
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO60 7QT


  • Adults Only
  • Barbecue
  • Children's Menu
  • Children's Play Area
  • DVD Player
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  •  2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 
  •  Verandah and patio barbecue 
  •  Dishwasher 

About these Lodges

Situated in 20 acres of deciduous woodland, our four luxury holiday lodges near York offer a tranquil base for holidays or short breaks to Yorkshire. Our eco-friendly, timber built lodges are set overlooking the coarse fishing lake and provide quality accommodation for up to four adults. 


The living area is open plan and offers a TV with integrated DVD player and kitchen, well equipped with a dishwasher, small washer/ dryer, fridge/ freezer, microwave and cooker. The living area opens up onto the verandah and offering views over the fishing lake.  

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Each lodge offers one double bedroom with ensuite, a twin bedroom and additional shower room. 


Enjoy to peaceful outdoors and surroundings from a decked verandah with patio furniture, barbecue and ramp access. Parking is available at the rear of each lodge.

Special to Great Wood (York) Eco Lodges

The lodges have been built to eco-friendly principles and incorporate flax and recycled newspapers for insulation, energy saving lighting & water conservation. Douglas fir cladding has been used on the exterior which is protected with eco-friendly paints so the lodges blend in with their woodland environment. Please note that the lodges are for over 18's only.

Other Things to Note

 Each lodge offers bed linen, duvets and towels with utility charges for your stay also included. Beds are made up for your arrival. 

Around and About

Great Wood has twenty acres of deciduous woodland and we are close to the lovely and historic city of York, Castle Howard in the Howardian Hills and there is easy access to the North Yorkshire Moors and coast.


Our Pine & Birch Lodges are available for a changeover day of Saturday for weekly stays and Saturday or Tuesday or short breaks. The Rowan & Oak lodges offer a Friday changeover day for weekly stays and either Friday or Monday for short breaks. Short breaks are welcome except from June 1st to September 28th. Call today if you'd like to book a stay.


Great Wood is located about 10 miles north of the Historic city of York, just outside the village of Flaxton. You can use your Sat nav if you like until you get to the village of Flaxton, then please be advised to turn it off or you could end up at the wrong side of a railway line and cars are unable to cross at this point.

Once you reach the outskirts of York from whichever direction follow the signs for the A64 heading towards Scarborough and Malton. (From A1m can get straight onto the A64, from A19 follow York ring road signs to the A64 Scarborough). You will all arrive at a huge roundabout (known as the Hopgrove roundabout) controlled by traffic lights. Continue along A64 towards Scarborough. About 4/5 miles along this road turn left off the A64 to the village of Flaxton (Signposted Flaxton & Sherriff Hutton). (If you hit the dual carriageway on the A64 you have gone too far).

Follow the road into the village of Flaxton (you will see the Blacksmith’s Pub on your left) keep straight on past the pub over a railway line crossing, towards the end on the village, (you will see the local car repairs and sales garage on your right), keep going straight on then less than half a mile from the railway crossing turn left at a small country cross roads (single track tarmac road with passing places).

There is no signpost to the left but if you turn right here it is sign posted to High Stittingham. Travel along this road for nearly one mile the road then bends very sharply to the right, but in front of you will see a stone track, proceed onto the stone track, woodland will be on your left (there is a pylon on the corner ignore the gate way just past the pylon), field ditch will be on your left, the entrance to Great Wood is about 100 yards along on the left.


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