Summer is almost here, and that means drinks in the sunshine with your mates isn’t too far away. This winter has been a tough one spent in lockdown – so it can’t hurt to look forward and dream of better times to come. There’s nothing like a big blow out with your mates, and – after the year we’ve had a HUGE party is going to be needed. These house are perfect for big family reunions, weekends away with friends or hen dos, with hot tubs, huge rooms and in one particular house an actual bar We’ve been looking at the best party houses in North Yorkshire for you and your mates where you can have a party fit for a king to celebrate the end of lockdown. Hopefully the celebrations will be sooner rather than later.
1. Greenbank Barns, Ravensworth
Greenbank has three gorgeous barns that are spectacular both inside and out! These beautiful barns are situated between Richmond and the now infamous Barnard Castle. They are all renovated to an incredibly high standard perfect for big groups. They have 4, and 5-bedroom so plenty of space for guests. The stay is a short drive from the Yorkshire Dales. Their south-facing patio is perfect for summertime – who wouldn’t want to enjoy a few vinos while basking in the sun in the middle of luscious Yorkshire countryside. Click here to find out more.
2. 30 Frenchgate, Richmond
A Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse that sits on a quiet cobbled street in Richmond screams elegance. The 18th-century stay has beautifully grand rooms spread across four floors that is the perfect anecdote to the holiday you have been craving with your mates. You’ll feel like royalty sipping on some bubbles whilst chilling on the chic furniture surrounded by ornate fixings and high ceilings. Enjoy al fresco dining in the landscaped garden with views over the countryside. Click here to find out more,
3 .Olliver House, Richmond
This 18th-Century Victorian farmhouse comfortably sleeps up to 18 guests – got enough friends to fill it up? It sits on the outskirts of Richmond on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, so you can enjoy the grandeur of the mansion whilst enjoying the rural countryside as a backdrop. You’ll feel like your in a scene from Downton Abbey. With freestanding tubs and roaring fireplaces, you can feel like royalty for a long weekend with friends. Click here to find out more about it.
4. Maidensworth Farm, York
Tucked away in the amazing Howardian Hills in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside you’ll find Maidensworth farmhouse. Set in 45-acres of beautiful surroundings, you’ll be struck by the huge fireplaces, beautiful wood beams and large vaulted ceilings. Its rustic charm isn’t the only pull of this place. The house sleeps 12 people, and house a beautiful courtyard to enjoy drinks around a firepit. A spectacular stay for friends wanting to reconnect. Click here for more information.
5. Middleton Lodge, MIddleton Tyas
Set in the village of Middleton Tyas this stay is made up of three properties (main house, coach house & farmhouse) and has the capacity to sleep from 2 to 32 people. The main house is gigantic with gorgeous living spaces as well as a drawing-room, its own library and its own cellar bar. It has 11 luxurious bedrooms which makes it the perfect place for a huge party! If you get tired from partying you can enjoy their hand-picked holistic treatments on-site such as a massage, manicures and all the stuff in between. To find out more click here.
6. Waterside House, York
This popular stay sits in the stunning Yorkshire countryside just 30 minutes outside of York. It has 6 bedrooms with a 4 person lodge near by if you are wanting to have a bigger group stay. There is a beautiful patio with a hot tub to enjoy some bubbles in. It also has a spacious and well-equipped kitchen and dining area than can fit 14! It’s the perfect place to enjoy a party with friends.