Welcome to ‘The Old Station Allerston’. The carriage accommodation provides an excellent base from which to explore North Yorkshire’s countryside, coast and attractions.
Allerston is situated on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors and Dalby Forest, just 12 miles from the coast. The attractive market town of Pickering, home of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, is just 5 miles away.
The Carriages: The three carriages, all ex BR Mk2 First Class Corridor stock, were built in Derby during 1968-9. They are now exceptionally well equipped for self-catering, having undergone a comprehensive conversion. Each carriage has central heating, oven, hob, microwave and fridge; TV, DVD and radio; bath with shower attachment. The carriages stand in train formation but are not interconnected. You book an entire self-contained carriage providing kitchen/diner, lounge, 2 or 3 bedrooms and bathroom/wc. All bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided. Clothes washing and drying facilities are freely available in the ‘Staff Tool Van’. Cots and high chairs can be provided on request at no extra charge.
There are two acres of grounds providing space for children to play, with open countryside beyond. Each carriage has a picnic table and BBQ’s are available. There is a selection of children’s toys, games and bicycles.