Monday 5 February 2024

Platform 1 - Castle Howard Station, Welburn, York, North Yorkshire

Platform 1 - Castle Howard Station, Welburn, York, North Yorkshire

Platform 1 offers unique self-catering accommodation within the former Castle Howard Station, nestled just outside of Welburn. The apartment boasts a rich history while providing modern comforts, perfect for a special getaway in this beautiful part of North Yorkshire.


This outstanding apartment, crafted from the old station’s public waiting room, seamlessly blends traditional architectural features with a chic, modern style. The rooms are spacious, overlook the track, and are set within 1.5 acres of well-fenced formal and wild gardens.

The wonderful sitting room features large arched windows with original shutters, comfortable sofas, and a Smart Samsung 43" TV with Sky digital Freeview. Across the hall, a stylish kitchen awaits, equipped with everything you need for cooking up a delicious home-cooked feast, including an electric cooking range, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, granite worktops, cutlery, crockery, glassware, and utensils. A welcome basket awaits you upon arrival.

A lovely double en suite bedroom, furnished with an anti-allergenic mattress and fine quality bedding, offers lots of natural light from the courtyard windows and a Velux skylight. A separate shower room and WC are also available.

Outside, a patio area with outdoor furniture awaits, perfect for al fresco dining on warm summer days. During your stay, you can enjoy the wildlife garden, home to a wonderful array of frogs, butterflies, and species of wild birds.

Visiting Welburn & Exploring North Yorkshire

This holiday home is ideally placed to explore the whole of Yorkshire. Situated in the Vale of York at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds and in the AONB of the Howardian Hills, it's just a 5-minute drive from Castle Howard, 20 minutes from the city of York, and 30-40 minutes from the moors and coast.

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