Imagine waking in a beautiful cabin, set in a glorious woodland meadow in the heart of North Yorkshire's Cropton Forest. That's exactly what you can expect at Forest Holidays' Cropton retreat!
  • Sleeps: Varies
  • Bedrooms: Varies
  • Bathrooms: Varies
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights

Cropton has it all. An enviable location in the North York Moors, yet just a half-hour drive to the sandy beaches of Scarborough. Towering forests and woodland trails for a true escape to nature. A host of indulgent treats and exciting activities to tailor your holiday exactly to your preference. And above all, a range of 57 truly wonderful, architect-designed cabins, offering peaceful luxury in this picturesque setting.

You’ll find touches of opulence and incredible attention to detail throughout – from toiletries in the stylish bathroom to the flat-screen TV in the cosy living area (which even lets you order food and drink to your cabin!). All options also have their own outdoor deck, complete with seating and a BBQ – great for getting closer to nature in this picturesque woodland meadow.

Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-6)
You’ll discover a variety of indulgent Golden Oak Cabins in Cropton. Varying in size to suit anyone from couples to large families, all offer the same level of outstanding comfort. Settle back in the spacious living room as the wood-burning stove crackles away, or wrap up in fluffy robes after an evening spent in the glorious outdoor hot tub – and with some of the best locations in the forest, you’ll never get tired of your stunning surroundings!

Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2)
Romantics will fall in love with the Golden Oak Hideaway, built exclusively for two to enjoy the ultimate couples’ retreat in this fairy-tale forest. Enjoy a decadent escape together in your dreamy love nest, where you’ll find a wood-burning stove, a totally romantic sunken bath for two (complete with a view of the forest!), a hot tub and even a hammock on the decking for those lazy afternoons together. Sheer heaven!

Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6)
The Silver Birch Cabins – available in both 3- and 4-bedroom versions – are the perfect choice for families or friends looking for contemporary comfort during their woodland stay. Each one is fully equipped to the highest standard, and with the added bonus of an outdoor hot tub, you can guarantee superb comfort.  One wheelchair adapted cabin is also available on request.

As well as a beautiful hideaway to enjoy at Cropton, guests are invited to take advantage of a huge range of superb Forest Holidays activities, each one bound to make your visit even more special. Soak up the great outdoors with horse riding, archery, air rifle shooting or geocaching. Hire bikes, explore a range of forest trails right from your cabin, or enjoy a private tour with your Forest Ranger to learn more about the forest around you.

Or why not make your stay extra luxurious with wine, chocolates and flowers delivered to your cabin, as well as in-cabin spa treatments, Champagne breakfasts and delicious meals cooked by your personal chef? Ultimately, your visit to Cropton can be tailored exactly to you and your preferences. It doesn’t get much better than that.

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At a glance

  • 57 architect-designed woodland cabins set in woodland meadow in Cropton Forest, Yorkshire
  • Choose from a range of luxurious cabins:
    • Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-6) – incl. hot tub
    • Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2) – incl. hot tub
    • Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6) – incl. hot tub
  • All accommodation boasts beautiful design and luxurious touches throughout
  • Onsite Forest Retreat, with shop and café; hire The Pavilion for special occasions
  • Pets welcome
  • Incredible range of onsite activities and in-cabin treats – tailor your perfect woodland holiday
  • Explore the North York Moors on your doorstep
  • York: 30 miles; Scarborough: 25 miles


  • Disability Accessible
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Hot Tubs
  • Large Groups


Golden Oak Cabins sleep 2-6, mix of double ensuite rooms and twin bedrooms depending on size, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, fully equipped kitchen, underfloor heating, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, gas BBQ, bike rack, parking for 2 cars.

Golden Oak Hideaway sleeps 2, double master ensuite bedroom, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, sunken bathtub, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, kitchen, dishwasher, American fridge freezer, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, hammock, gas BBQ, parking for 1 car.

Silver Birch Cabins sleep 4-6, double master ensuite bedroom, twin bedroom, bedding provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub (Silver Birch only), terrace, outdoor furniture, BBQ rack, bike rack, parking for 2 cars.

Local activities

Markets, art galleries, festivals, steam railway, cycling, Go Ape, Viking centre, York Dungeon, museums, theme park, maze, boat tours, clay pigeon shooting, off-road driving.

More information

You can book all these fantastic treats and activities at the onsite Forest Retreat, where you can also stop for a coffee or bite to eat, and even pick up locally sourced essentials (and the odd indulgence!) in the handy shop. And for that very special celebration, why not hire out The Pavilion? With a large outdoor deck and fitted kitchen, it’s the perfect gathering place for friends and family.

When you’re not enjoying every wonder Cropton has to offer, there’s more to explore beyond the forest. The charming village of Pickering is just 7 miles away – a must-visit for its indoor flea market, excellent restaurants, quaint medieval lanes and period train station (which doubled as a Hogwarts Express stop in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone!). Step even further back in time as you explore Dalby Forest, complete with Bronze Age burial mounds, before getting your heart racing on some of the world’s best mountain-biking trails. Then of course there’s fantastic York just 30 miles away, with The Shambles, Jorvik Viking Centre and famous York Minster to experience!

Or you could simply spend each second of your stay back at Cropton – getting close to nature in the forest, relaxing on your deck with that beautiful meadow view or luxuriating in your stunning cabin where every moment is an indulgence in itself.

Things to note

Minimum 3 night stay starting Fridays or 4 nights starting Mondays, dog friendly cabins are available and must be pre-booked at a cost of £15 per dog per night, dogs should not be left unattended.

Where you'll be staying

Cropton, North Yorkshire

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