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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..

Oakbank is well and truly in the festive spirit as we await the arrival of our guests for this year’s first Grassington Dickensian Festival week-end!  The cottage looks cosy and cheerful with the all the decorations and twinkly lights on show and we have mulled wine and mince pies on

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Grassington 1940’s Weekend

The Union Jack’s and sand bags have started making an appearance in the village this week, as Grassington prepares for its annual 1940’s weekend. Visitors can get a nostalgically enjoyable taste of life 70 years ago – dancers in the streets, singers in the square and military re-enactors all help

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Summer in the Dales

Just a few snaps from a fun filled, jam-packed summer holiday in the Yorkshire Dales! Seeing the sights, getting stuck in at the shows and local attractions, and taking in the magnificent views….. come and stay at Oakbank and experience it all for yourself.

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England’s Finest View

For a great free day out, head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30 miles north of York. A fascinating hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it’s had on people through the ages.

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Discovering Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey is a great family day out, there is something for everyone! Recently we enjoyed building pebble towers on the beach, paddling beside the river and wobbling across the stepping stones. There are beautiful walks on riverside paths or through the woods and the children can play ball games

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Week commencing 19th August – STILL AVAILABLE!!!

Have you booked your summer holiday?  Do you know someone who is wanting to get away but still needs to make plans?  We still have availability at Oakbank for week commencing 19th August for up to seven nights.  Please contact us, or pass our details on to a friend, for

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Availability at Oakbank over the Summer

Have you booked your summer holiday? Do you know someone who is wanting to get away but still needs to make plans? We still have availability at Oakbank during August. Please contact us or pass our details on to a friend for us to provide a competitive price for a

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Grassington Rainbow Challenge

The colour of the world came to Grassington on Sunday when we took part in the Grassington Rainbow Challenge, a Grassington Festival event. The family challenge was a four mile route through beautiful countryside with stunning views around Grassington, including along the river Wharfe. Along the way we passed through

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Family Fun at the Farm!

We’ve recently spent separate days out at two local farm parks with the little ones and at each one had fantastic days out.  There has been lamb and calf feeding, pig brushing, guinea pig and rabbit cuddling, egg collecting, tractor rides, pony rides, straw mazes, sand pits, slides….. not to

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