Monday 15 April 2024

The Carriages at The Old Station Allerston, Pickering, North Yorkshire

The Carriages at The Old Station Allerston, Pickering, North Yorkshire

Located in the village of Allerston, near the historic market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire, The Old Station offers a unique stay in three self-catering railway carriages. Situated on the edge of the North York Moors, these cosy carriages provide the perfect base for exploring the stunning surrounding countryside through walking and cycling adventures.

Each of the three railway carriages, built in 1968, now offers exceptionally well-equipped accommodation designed for comfort and convenience. Featuring central heating, an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD player, radio, bath with shower attachment, WC, and wash basin, guests can enjoy modern amenities amidst the nostalgic setting of the carriages. While the carriages stand in train formation, they are not interconnected.

Carriages one and two each offer three bedrooms, with Carriage one featuring one double bedroom, one twin room with two singles, and one twin room with a single and a head height bunk. Carriage two comprises one double bedroom and two twin rooms, each with a single and a head height bunk. Carriage three boasts two double bedrooms, each with an additional head height bunk.

Set within two acres of grounds, the carriages provide ample space for children to play, with each carriage equipped with its own picnic table, BBQ, and a selection of toys, games, and bikes for added enjoyment.

Exploring North Yorkshire from Allerston offers a wealth of activities for all ages and interests. Ryedale provides excellent cycling opportunities, from leisurely rides in the Vale of Pickering to thrilling mountain biking adventures in Dalby Forest, home to some of the country's best trails. Guests can also enjoy fishing, walking, and golfing in the local area.

The nearby market town of Pickering, home to the North York Moors Railway, offers a charming array of shops, pubs, and restaurants to explore. Meanwhile, the North York Moors themselves beckon with forest and woodland walks, as well as breathtaking views. Additionally, guests have easy access to numerous towns, villages, and stately homes, providing endless opportunities for exploration and discovery.

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