Griffon Forest in York

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Welcome to Griffon Forest in Flaxton, York offering a choice of 7 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Griffon Forest including Griffon Forest photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Griffon Forest online securely. Griffon Forest is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in York or Vale Of York.

Tucked away in the heart of 100 acres of woodland offering a haven of peace and tranquility to visitors and wildlife alike, Griffon Forest is the perfect luxury hideaway. Each oak lodge boasts its own setting enhanced by cosy interiors, woodland walks from the doorstep and hot tubs to complete the indulgent ambience. Wild Watch cameras can beam live footage of Griffon Forest’s abundant wildlife to your TV but if you’re lucky you may also see the resident badgers directly outside your lodge. Perfect for romantic escapes, family breaks, or simply unwinding and pampering yourself in an idyllic rural retreat. Walks, cycle paths and golf are all available on park and with the Dales, Moors and North East Coast easily accessible, attractions abound. York’s fabulous historic and cultural delights await just 8 miles away. Wi-Fi access. Sandburn Hall – 10 mins walk (lit pathway). Tykes Restaurant (10% discount for all guests). Sports bar (Wi-Fi access). 18 hole golf course and golf academy. Indoor tennis/badminton. Cycle hire. Fly fishing lake. Network of walks and trails. Badger watch. Shop with off licence. Wi-Fi. Day kennels. All facilities available for all dates.

Craftsman built lodges all with an outdoor hot tub.

  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Flat screen TV with selected satellite, Freeview and radio channels plus Wild Watch - live nature footage
  • DVD/CD
  • Kitchen including microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Utility room (except Poachers)
  • Bath and/or shower
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels
  • Bathrobes (except Keepers and Woodmans)
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Barbecue
  • Timber deck with sunloungers and garden furniture
  • Central heating
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Travel cots and highchairs £12pw each
  • Pets £36pw each (max 2) (in specific lodges only)
  • All non smoking accommodation
  • Some lodges have ramp access for visitors with mobility difficulties – please check when booking.

All guests to Griffon Forest have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Wifi Internet
  • Single Sex Parties Welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Golf Course
  • Shop / Supermarket
  • Fishing
  • Under 25 Parties Welcome
  • Offers 2 Night Breaks
  • Hot Tub
  • Non Smoking

Accommodation at Griffon Forest

Gardeners (Lodge)

Gardeners | Griffon Forest, Flaxton, York

Luxury lodge with king size four poster. Spa bath and walk in shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Romantic Breaks

Keepers (Lodge)


Popular luxury lodge with one double with TV and traditional oak canopy bed and one twin. Bath and separate walk-in shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Romantic Breaks

Poachers (Lodge)


Open plan, perfect for a romantic break. King size four poster, 6ft circular spa bath and separate spacious shower room. Large cosy leather sofa. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. No pets. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Romantic Breaks

Woodmans (Lodge)


Very spacious luxury lodge ideal for families. One kingsize four poster with ensuite modern shower, one twin and one single. Family bathroom with bath with overhead shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms

Gardeners Premier (Lodge)

Gardeners Premier

The forest’s largest lodge! Each bedroom has king size four poster, with ensuite walk-in shower and spa bath. Luxuriously furnished central living and kitchen area leading onto large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. Complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival. Book this lodge with one bedroom only and pay Poachers Premier price.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms

Poachers Premier (Lodge)

Poachers Premier

The forest’s finest! Beautifully designed and furnished open plan lodge, perfect luxury for a romantic break or honeymoon. King size four poster. Superb bathing area with 6ft circular spa bath and spacious walk-in shower. Large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub. No pets. Champagne, red roses and chocolates on arrival.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Romantic Breaks

Gardeners Family Premier (Lodge)

Gardeners Family Premier

Exclusively designed for groups or families. One king size four poster and one twin with additional guest bed and TV, both with ensuite walk-in shower and spa bath. All the luxury features of a Gardeners Premier with large timber deck with sunken outdoor hot tub.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

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Weather Forecast

Make sure you're prepared for your holiday at Griffon Forest in Flaxton, York, whatever the weather, by checking out the weather forecast for Griffon Forest (observations for Upper Helmsley).

Temp. Rainfall Wind Clouds Pressure Humidity
Today light rain Light Rain 10°C - 17°C 1.20mm 15mph NNW 85% 998mb 74%
Tomorrow light rain Light Rain 12°C - 15°C 1.61mm 9mph NNW 100% 995mb 86%
Thursday light rain Light Rain 9°C - 13°C 1.51mm 19mph NNW 33% 1,004mb 66%
Friday light rain Light Rain 6°C - 10°C 0.37mm 14mph NNW 100% 1,005mb 78%
Saturday overcast clouds Overcast Clouds 5°C - 13°C 0.00mm 18mph NNW 97% 1,008mb 67%
Sunday moderate rain Moderate Rain 8°C - 13°C 9.89mm 9mph NNW 100% 998mb 76%
Monday moderate rain Moderate Rain 5°C - 11°C 4.03mm 20mph NNW 22% 1,001mb 64%

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