On Your Doorstep...

Griffon Forest Holiday Lodges have all you need for a perfect stay. You can simply unwind in the comfort of your own lodge or use it as a base for days out with your family to visit historic York, the Yorkshire Dales, Moors and the beaches of the Yorkshire coastline.

Reception and Shop

Reception and Shop

We have a few essentials and a small off licence available in reception. The staff are available in reception but please be aware social distancing measures will be in place to ensure everyone's safety.

Your first welcome at Griffon Forest, the reception and shop are situated next to the visitor car park.
We have lots of information of things to do and see in the area with our staff on hand to offer any advice you may require.
Our shop has a small selection of groceries, wine, beer, spirits, champagne, ice cream, milk, BBQ fuel, toiletries, sweets, snacks plus magazines and newspapers are available to order. 

Opening times are:
Monday, Friday and Saturday – 9am to 6pm.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 9am to 5pm.



Around the Griffon Forest site there are a number of lanes perfect for a spot of cycling. Cars around the site are few and are restricted to the access roads leading to the lodges making it a safe area for adults and children to take to their cycles.

We also offer bike hire from Griffon Forest Reception and Shop. Bikes need to be pre booked 24 hours in advance please.
Bike hire is £7 for half a day or £12 full day, including bike lock and helmets (we have adult size bikes). 
Hire our trailer for toddlers that can be attached to an adult bike. 
Sandburn Hall - Golf Club

Sandburn Hall - Golf Club


The Par 72, 18 hole course set in the woodlands and lakes is designed to challenge golfers of all abilities.  As a Griffon Forest guest you get a discounted green fee rate. There is also a driving range for you to work on your long game.

In our sports bar we pride ourselves on creating a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.  Griffon Forest guests recieved 10% discount from the bar menu or drinks (not in conjunction with any other offers). 
For Golf Bookings & Enquiries call 01904 469929
Visit the Sandburn Website for more information

Out and About

Out and About

Ready to explore further afield?
Griffon Forest is ideally situated in the heart of some of England’s finest countryside, the Yorkshire Dales and York Moors.  Or more locally you could visit the stunning Castle Howard or a little further along the A64 and you will arrive at the east coast.
Visit the vibrant historical city of York, only 8 miles away. Providing a host of attractions and the opportunity to shop 'til you drop during the day and dine out or party at night its a must on your list! Our Lodges now have free Wi-Fi... planning days out has never been so easy!

Out & About




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