Orchard Lodge is set in the ancient village of Flixton and the closest village to Star Carr. The 9000BC “Star Carr” is world renowned in Archaeology as the best preserved Mesolithic site in the UK.
Flixton also has a well renowned cricket club and our nearest church is St. Johns in the adjoining village of Folkton. You could even join in with part of country life by taking an Introduction to Bee Keeping course at our suppliers, Bay View Bees.
We are surrounded by footpaths and ideally placed to access the Wolds way. We are also very close to National Cycle route number 1 only three minutes by bike away in Folkton. For Golfers, there are a number of excellent courses in the near vicinity.
So Much to Do
With easy access to major routes, Orchard Lodge is ideally placed to reach a huge variety of places in the locality and beyond.
We have easy access to beaches at: Filey, Cayton, Scarborough and Bridlington.,
We are just a short drive from the famous Yorkshire Moors, Scarborough to Whitby Rail Trail, the Locations for Dads Army, Heartbeat and the Royal.
For Steam and railway enthusiasts:
National railway museum at York, home of the Flying Scotsman and The North Yorkshire Moors Railway running from Pickering to Grosmont
For Stately Homes:
Sledmere House, the world famous Castle Howard, Scampston Hall, Burton Agnes
For Concerts and theatre:
The Scarborough Spa, The Scarborough Open air theatre, the Stephen Joseph Theatre
The Scarborough Sea life Centre, Peasholm Park, The Scarborough Fair Collection, The Rotunda museum, Stained Glass centre at Cayton, Scarborough Cricket Club, Eden Camp