Things To Do
Docker Holiday Park has the good fortune of being situated within close proximity to three fabulous county borders– namely Cumbria, Yorkshire and Lancashire. This makes it the perfect luxury holiday home park to explore the great outdoors and the many tourists attractions within each county.
Suggested Places to Visit
Kirkby Lonsdale – 5.8 miles away – 14 minutes by car
Or you may choose to visit the small historic market town of Kirkby Lonsdale which is located six miles from Docker Park. This picturesque town was described by John Ruskin has having the best view in all of England and this view is understandably called Ruskin View! There are a small number of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and bars which make this town such a pleasing place to visit.
Kendal – 20.8 miles away – 32 minutes by car
The historic Kendal is a fabulous festival town and is also known as the gateway to the Lake District. The castle has a connections to the Tudor Monarchy, notably Katherine Parr. This is a perfect place for family and friends to enjoy.
The Yorkshire Dales
Heading east from Docker Holiday Park and only fifteen minutes by car from Kirkby Lonsdale, are the Ingleton and Clapham caves. Or if you wish to partake in a bit of climbing, you can explore the three peaks of Ingleborough, Pen-y-Ghent and Whenside. The Yorkshire Dales has plenty of pretty villages and tea shops as well as amazing views and cycling routes. If you are interested in travelling on a steam train, the Settle to Carlisle train line is worth visiting.
Williamson Park – 13.2 miles away – 27 minutes by car
Located in Lancaster just a 20 minute drive from the park, featuring the iconic Ashton Memorial as well as fantastic views over the city.
Glasson Dock – 20.5 miles away – 35 minutes by car
Glasson Dock is a beautiful area just 15 minutes away from the park, the views are spectacular and there are some fantastic places to enjoy some food.
Ingleton Waterfall Trail –11.3 Miles away – 21 minutes by car
For those who enjoy exploring the beauty of the landscape, Ingleton Waterfall Trail will most certainly not disappoint. This is a year-round attraction and is ideal for family and friends to explore the unspoilt natural limestone geology of the area. There are ample photographic opportunities on this for and a half mile walk.
White Scar Cave – 13.2 miles away– 25 minutes by car
Beneath the Ingleton hills, lies White Scar Cave which is notably the longest show cave within the UK. The cave is beautifully illuminated to showcase the thousands of stalactites and marvel at the running streams and waterfalls.
Leighton Hall – 6.6 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale – 17 minutes by car
The home of the Gillow Reynolds family. Perfect for friends and family to explore this Georgian Hall and to appreciate the world renown craftsmanship of Gillow’s furniture. Most significantly, there are no ropes to cordon off areas or items of interest and there are knowledgeable guides who are eager to enhance your visitor experience by sharing the history of the family. For those who are musical there is the opportunity to play the splendid Concert Steinway piano!
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre – 6.2 miles away – 16 minutes by car
Most noted for the famous Train scene of the David Lynch film – Brief Encounter! If you are wanting to experience mid-twentieth century nostalgia, the 1940’s themed Brief Encounter Refreshment Room will most certainly be of interest.
Windermere Lake Cruises – 28. 2 miles away – 38 minutes
Owning a luxury holiday home at Docker Holiday Park enables you and your family or friends to explore the beauty of the countryside throughout the year. We hope you have a lovely holiday!