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Visit historic attractions from Ampleforth bed & breakfasts

Just a short drive north into the York Moors is the village of Ampleforth. Holiday-goers who are searching for a Whitby B & B and love the forested countryside should consider Ampleforth. From the quaint stone and terra-cotta cottages to the historic Gilling Castle, Ampleforth is a peaceful and quaint destination. There are numerous historic manors and abbeys to tour, where you can feel 19th-century England come alive. The surrounding region is lovely for a bike ride or if you enjoy a country drive. Ampleforth College is another fascinating place to see historic architecture.


Sightseeing in and around Ampleforth

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ampleforth has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ampleforth College Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Malton and Norton Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Falconry UK (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • York Motorsports Village (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Heworth Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ampleforth

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ampleforth is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hemsley Walled Garden (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Yorkshire Lavender (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Yorkshire Arboretum (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Beningbrough Hall and Garden (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ampleforth

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 25.2 mi (40.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ampleforth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 239 holiday lettings around Ampleforth. From 195 cottages to 195 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ampleforth? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ampleforth. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Castle Howard: 1,261 holiday lettings
  • Shambles: 947 holiday lettings
  • Bootham Crescent Stadium: 982 holiday lettings
  • York Racecourse: 951 holiday lettings
  • York Barbican: 917 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ampleforth listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ampleforth?

Yes, of course. offers 195 Cottages in Ampleforth. Our other popular types of Ampleforth holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 195 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ampleforth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Ampleforth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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