Gateforth Park: The ideal place for park living in Yorkshire

When you’re buying a new home, you’re not just looking for a property – you’re investing in life it will give you. That’s why we think Gateforth Park is a great place for park living in Yorkshire.

When we found the site, not only were we pleased to be able to bring a former brownfield site back into use, we also knew the location would be ideal. When people choose park living in Yorkshire, they want a range of benefits that it can bring, and we are looking forward to seeing our residents getting to know the local area.

Making the most of park living in Yorkshire

Making the move to park living in Yorkshire offers the chance to have a fantastic lifestyle. With free time and disposable income, you want to make the most of the things you love doing, whether that’s with friends and family, or even enjoying your own company.

Here are just a few of the plus points in the Gateforth Park area:


Access to and from the park

Situated near Thorpe Willoughby, Gateforth Park is within easy distance of historic Selby. Despite its peaceful setting, the park also has easy access to the vibrant city of Leeds via the A63 and wonderful destination of York on the A19, both less than 25 miles away.

Travel further afield is made simple with the A1(M) just a few minutes away, taking traffic north towards Scotland and south towards London. The M62 also makes access to Manchester and Hull quick and easy.

If international travel is on your list, there are plenty of options for jetting off to warmer climes: you’ll find Leeds Bradford and Robin Hood airports both within 35 miles of Gateforth Park. Manchester Airport, with its wide choice of flights and destinations, can be reached in under 90 minutes, while the ferry port at Hull is under an hour away.


Facilities in the local area

Those day-to-day needs are always a consideration when you buy a new home, and Gateforth Park has plenty on the doorstep.

From doctors’ surgeries and pharmacies to hospitals and physiotherapists, there are numerous health facilities in our area, including the New Selby War Memorial Hospital less than four miles away.

Supermarkets and convenience stores are available in the surrounding area, along with several libraries, garages, community centers and more. Indeed, we think community facilities are so vital to park living in Yorkshire that we’re creating a community center on Gateforth Park. It will be open to all residents to hire for their own celebrations, as well as for classes and events to be put on by others such as yoga teachers, art instructors and more.


Enjoying your leisure time

The first thing keen golfers will notice is our proximity to Selby Golf Club – it’s adjacent to Gateforth Park! The club has fantastic facilities including a putting green, chipping green and driving range with six covered bays. You could be teeing off within minutes of leaving your park home, giving you plenty of time to improve your handicap and make your way to the 19th hole.

On that note, you’ll find that restaurants, pubs, and bars abound in the local area – you won’t be short of places to eat out or join friends for a drink.

Keen shoppers will love easy access to Leeds, where the Trinity shopping centre and Victoria Gate developments in the last few years have reinvigorated the city’s retail scene. Other destinations including Tadcaster, Wetherby, and Pontefract, offer more than the high street brands, with plenty of great independent shops to browse.

If getting out in the open air is more your style, we’re fortunate to have all sorts of options on our doorstep at Gateforth Park. You can easily reach the Yorkshire Dales National Park as well as the North York Moors, both ideal for exploring the great outdoors or enjoying the many charming towns and villages on offer.

Exploring doesn’t have to been restricted to the countryside: there are dozens of stately homes, beautiful gardens and historic castles and abbeys in the region just waiting for you to visit. Museums, galleries, theme parks, immersive experiences and more can all be found within an easy drive of Gateforth Park: you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit and experiences to share with family and friends.


Whatever you want from life, park living in Yorkshire could give you the ideal opportunity to achieve it. If you’d like to know more about the new park homes at Gateforth Park, contact us today.