– A Winter Escape to Thicket Priory –

UPDATE AS AT 27/11/20 – Due to the latest government guidelines announced regarding tiers for the December period, the Winter Escape is sadly cancelled, with a potential postponement for the New Year…watch this space!

Our ‘Winter Escape to Thicket Priory’ is a two-night Dinner, Bed and Breakfast staycation, providing the ultimate hide away. This is what staycations are all about…relaxing, switching off and indulging yourself with great Yorkshire food, drink, and hospitality.

From £275pp

We are offering a safe and secure venue away from the hustle and bustle of life in the fast lane!  We have covid-19 secure procedures in place to keep you, our staff and your families safe during these unprecedented times.

The Day of Arrival
Check in from 2pm on Friday, with an optional Afternoon Tea 2.30pm – 3.30pm.

*Afternoon Tea optional extra to be added on booking.

On the first evening of your escape to the countryside you’ll be served a two-course Supper, with menu choices suitable for any dietary requirements or allergies you may have.

Day Two
Wake up to a continental breakfast, followed by a therapeutic meander around the gardens.
If your plan is to stay with us for the day we have an optional Yorkshire Tapas Light Lunch, however you may choose to head into the beautiful city of York for Christmas shopping, or even the McArther Glen Designer outlet which is a 10 minute drive.

*Yorkshire Tapas to be added on booking.

Saturday evening is the ‘Foodie Feast’, where you’ll be served a seven-course tasting menu. We also offer a vegan/vegetarian tasting menu, and can accommodate any food allergies.

*Optional wine pairing with the tasting menu is available.

Departure Day
The final flurry of food sees a Full Yorkshire breakfast served up for you before departure.
…of course the Gryffin Bar is open throughout your stay, with adapted times inline with current COVID-19 restrictions.

POSTPONED….Watch this space…we have our fingers crossed for Valentine’s Weekend!

For the purposes of the ‘Booking Engine’, please select your arrival date, i.e. 18th December, then the departure date 20th December, as this is a minimum/maximum 2-night stay. Availability will only be displayed when choosing dates to cover the 2-night stay.

*do not hesitate to contact us should you have any troubles with availability.  [email protected]


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The Winter Escape to Thicket Priory is pre-paid and non-refundable except in the case of further lockdown restrictions.
You can book with confidence knowing you have complete peace of mind that you’ll receive a full refund in the event that the government restrict us in ways that would prohibit us from delivering the experience you have purchased. In the event you are required to self-isolate and are unable to visit when your stay is booked, we will transfer the value of stay to another experience at Thicket Priory.

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Things to do in the Area

Wheldrake Ings Nature Reserve

Other Local Walks

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Shopping

York City – Visit the Minster

Welcome to Yorkshire – Things to do…