The 18th century barns are on an arable farm which is adjacent to open countryside south of York City Centre. A bus service to the barns operates between York and Selby as well as being located just ten minutes from the York Designer Outlet Park and Ride. Conveniently placed for easy access to both York and Leeds and some of Yorkshire’s best historic estates and attractions.
Please see below for travel times by car and bus.
Across the road is the River Ouse where the riverbank provides an easy stroll to historic Cawood with a real ale 17th century pub.
The Dovecote Barns has easy access to major motorways (A1/M1/M62) as well as the A64 for some of Yorkshire’s best historic estates and attractions. Convenient access for day trips to The Yorkshire Wolds (David Hockney country), The North Yorkshire Moors (Pickering Steam Railway), The Yorkshire Coast (Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay) as well as a number of Yorkshires finest estates (Castle Howard, Harewood House, Newby Hall) and attractions (Go Ape, Flamingo Land, Eden Camp World War II Museum and Elvington Air Museum).
See the video link below for the tv footage taken during the ‘Tour de Yorkshire’ cycle race for a flavour of your surroundings, albiet taken on a rainy day in April 2016!