The Plough serves the very best of Yorkshire ales (Black Sheep, Theakstons and John Smiths) as well as a comprehensive selection of wines, spirits, soft drinks, plus tea & coffee. The wholesome pub food is generous, unpretentious and prepared to perfection with locally sourced, fresh ingredients daily.
For more information please visit www.theploughinnatwombleton.co.uk
Places of Interest
Kirkbymoorside is a small market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, which lies approximately 25 miles north of York midway between Pickering and Helmsley. Every Wednesday sees Kirkbymoorside host a local outdoor market with craft stalls, bread stalls, cheese, meat, and fish vans, plus gift stalls, pet foods, clothing stands, and a large fruit and veg stall.
Helmsley is a market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. The town is located at the point where the valleys of Bilsdale and Ryedale leave the moorland and join the flat Vale of Pickering. There are weekly outdoor markets on a Friday, weekend events taking place, food and drink events, car shows, seasonal ice skating rink, special occasion fairs, and much more.
hirsk is a traditional North Yorkshire Market town superbly positioned midway between the stunning North York Moors and the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. It is near to the medieval city of York, Harrogate, Ripon and our county town Northallerton, Thirsk has a charm of its own, essentially unchanged and uninfluenced by the world. It centres around a bustling cobbled market square, dominated by the town clock, with its Monday & Saturday markets and independent shopping. Visitors from all over the world are impressed by the warm and friendly welcome of the residents of this gem of a town.
Royal Air Force Station Wombleton or RAF Wombleton is a former Royal Air Force station located 3.8 miles south west of Helmsley, North Yorkshire and 11.8 miles north east of Easingwold, North Yorkshire, England.
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Places to visit in the area when the great British weather isn’t so great!
• McArthur Glen is York’s Designer Outlet
An Indoor Shopping Centre with 120 stores, outdoor covered adventure playground, and free parking. It’s located on the A64 at the Selby A19 Junction, just 45 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park. Stores include Fossil, Lacoste, M&S, Next, Armani Exchange, Joules, Nike, Michael Kors, Hamleys, Ecco and many more.
• Creepy Crawlies Web Adventure Park, Wiggington York
The biggest soft play in Yorkshire, with both indoor and outdoor play areas. Inside Creepy Crawlies you will find one of the biggest four lane Astra slides in the country with separate play zones for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers, and school age children. There is a sports arena, disco area, ball canons and play frame plus a role play village with shop, cottage, a vets and DIY store. The outdoor adventure park is over includes a sand & water play area, netted climbing forest, ride-ons for little ones, den building construction zone, landscaped gardens, jungle bridge, wacky swings, and role play area. The Water Play Area has pumps, dams, streams, an archimedes screw, squirty ducks and paddling area. The Animal Zone has chipmunks, alpacas, donkey, ponies, goats, guinea pigs, chickens, and rabbits. Prices from £1 – £7 per person depending on school holidays, weekends or term time. Open 9.30am – 7pm or 8pm. Just 35 minutes from Wombleton Caravan Park off the A1237.
• National Railway Museum, York
This is located in York city centre, with parking onsite (charged at £8 per day), and it is just 40 minutes from Wombleton Caravan Park. Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK’s largest railway museum at the NRM in York. You can easily spend a full day wandering this huge indoor and vast museum. Free entry.
• Take Afternoon Tea at The Black Swan Hotel in Helmsley
(10 minutes drive), Middleton Post Office Tea Parlour in Pickering (15 minutes drive), or The Pheasant Hotel in Harome (5 minutes drive). All serve outstanding afternoon tea, priced differently depending on location.
• Brunswick Shopping Centre, Scarborough
Located just off the A64 is just a short walk from the sea front. Home to 31 shops and stores, the centre is open 7 days a week, 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) with an inside car park for 350 vehicles. It takes roughly 45 – 50 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park.
• Indoor Swimming
At either Ryedale Pool Pickering or Ampleforth College Sports Centre. Both take roughly 15 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park and entrance charges vary from £2 to £5 depending on swim times and age.
• Thirsk Museum
free entry (closed Sunday. You can experience the history of Thirsk in the house where Thomas Lord, founder of Lord’s Cricket Ground was born in 1755. Explore rooms full of exhibits featuring local life and industry, cricketing memorabilia, farming equipment, furniture, costumes and toys. Just 30 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park.
• The World of James Herriot Museum, Thirsk
All creatures great and small exhibition, interactive gallery, TV studio, gift shop and more. Priced at £8.50 adults, £5 under 16s. Just 30 minutes from Wombleton Caravan Park.
• The Feversham Arms Verbena Spa, Helmsley
This isn’t the cheapest option for a rainy day, but it certainly is the most relaxing. Prices vary from a half-day spa day to a full spa day, starting at £55 to £350 depending on treatments, length of stay, and whether lunch/dinner/Champagne is included. You can however just book for a single treatment, without the spa day and prices start at around £20. Under 10 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park. Children under 16 not permitted.
• York Dungeon in York city centre
Roughly 45 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park, this venue offers 12 live gruesome and hilarious shows, and is a fully themed experience. Priced from £10 – £24 per person.
• Peagreen Pottery in Malton
a great rainy day option for all ages. A couple of hours spent painting pottery, priced from £5 – £10 per person, and includes piece of pottery and all paints. Free parking for up to 2 hours in Malton car parks, and just 20 minutes drive from Wombleton Caravan Park.