Things to do

northfield drive

View looking towards Huggate village

Amazing walking opportunities – the famous Yorkshire Woldsway footpath is right on the door step and the David Hockney trail.  Wonderful cycling area.   Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School,  Scampston Hall and Gardens, Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, Burton Agnes Hall and Garden,  Sledmere House and Garden. Award winning Williams Den. Raisethorpe Flyers clay pigeon shooting. The Robert Fuller Gallery,  Pocklington Arts Centre, Beaches at Filey, Flamborough, Bridlington (40 minutes)

Beautiful historic York city centre is 30 minutes drive away and offers superb shopping opportunities, restaurants and bars and many popular tourist attractions –York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, Railway Museum, York Castle, Betty’s Tea Rooms, Theatre Royal and many other attractions.

Art and creativity  – (advanced booking)     –

Painting and drawing classes can be arranged – the perfect surroundings to bring your artists materials or camera.

Wire sculpting classes – great fun and you will take home a wire sculpture for your garden

Sourdough bread cooking lessons – Anna is a passionate cook and will teach you to perfect the art in making basic sourdough bread and you will take home a home baked loaf and a sour dough starter kit.


Private personal training – if you would like to make your stay healthy – we can organise  a mini boot camp with healthy eating.

Private yoga and pilots classes can be arranged

David Hockney - Looking towards Huggate

Eating Out

The Wolds Inn at Huggate is a 15 minute walk, The Gate Inn at Millington 10 minute drive both pubs serve good food and beer and on some evenings- entertainment.

There are a wealth of local gastro pubs nearby – including  Mitchelin star – Pipe and Glass at South Dalton, The Wellington Inn at Lund, Cerutti 2 Seafood restaurant Beverley, Wroots fine dining restaurant in York  and many more besides.


Northfield Lodge has a large private dining room available for private party catering . The dining table can easily seat 16 people  but can be extended. Anna holds a 5* hygiene certificate and has 40 years experience in professional catering. Menus can be tailored to suite the occasion. Home cooked food can also be pre ordered for eating in – so that you don’t have to cook.



York city centre 35 minutes {Main line train station). Pocklington 15 minutes. Beverley  25 minutes.  Filey  40 minutes   Bridlington 40 minutes. Flamborough Head 40 minutes


Historic York City