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Online Gift Shop

The Forbidden Corner has had a fantastic 2013, with new features in our gardens, more people visiting us then ever before, some amazing reviews on TripAdvisor and a brand new website. One thing we wanted with our new website was to offer an online gift shop. With our 2013 season quietening and coming to a […]

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Father Christmas returns in 2013

Come and meet Santa at The Forbidden Corner this December. On Sunday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of December, Father Christmas will be at The Forbidden Corner to say hello to all the children that visit us. Make sure you come along and tell Santa how good you have been this year. Each child will […]

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Halloween 2013 at The Forbidden Corner

Where better to celebrate the scariest time of the year at the strangest place in the world? Halloween is nearly here and The Forbidden Corner has two exciting events to help you enjoy your halloween visit. Along with all of the spooky decorations and ghastly going ons here, we are also hosting our annual Fancy […]

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Steven Bruns Book Signing

After an initial launch of the first ebook in The Forbidden Corner Adventures series, ‘The Dragon Key’, on iTunes and then Google Play for mobile and tablets, we are proud to announce that the book is now available as a paperback book in our Gift Shop. To celebrate the launch, the author and creator of […]

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Photo Caption Competition

Photo Caption Competition

Please Note: The deadline for entries has now passed. We will soon be adding the captions and photos to Facebook for you to vote on your favourite. Win a Complimentary short break in one of our cottages here at The Forbidden Corner. Calling all photographers, whether you are an expert or someone who gets the […]

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The Quest – Brass Coin Rubbings

The Quest – Scattered around The Forbidden Corner are 15 brass coins, a new feature available from 22nd April 2013. It is said that one day many years ago the Grand Wizard visited his folly of delights and scattered around The Forbidden Corner 15 brass coins for the most curious of guests. Your Quest is […]

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The Dragon Key

The Forbidden Corner Adventures The first in a new book series is now available to download from the Apple iTunes and Android store. The Dragon Key downloadable book is a tale about Nicholas, Lulu and Tobey, three young children that discover an antique key that features a dragon symbol. In the book we follow the […]

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Spotted Photo Corner

We found these photos online recently, even though they were taken quite a while ago. They are from photographer John Dolan who took the photographs whilst visiting The Forbidden corner as part of a Flickr group visit.

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Father Christmas is Coming!

Meet Father Christmas at The Forbidden Corner, Tupgill Park Estate near Middleham. In a four acre walled garden, lose yourself in the underground labyrinth of chambers and passages which are the grotto. Discover intrigue and humour throughout the wood where follies abound. Come and meet Father Christmas on 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd of December.

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Top 10 Family Days Out In Yorkshire Dales

The Travel section of The Guardian has recently released a list of the 10 best family days out in and round the Yorkshire Dales as part of their ‘A holiday guide to North Yorkshire’. We are extremely happy to see that The Forbidden Corner was included in the list that is currently being shown on […]

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2011 Halloween Fancy Dress Competition Results

Many thanks to all who took part in our Halloween fancy dress competition here at The Forbidden Corner. We had a great turnout of all kinds of monsters, ghosts & ghouls. The competition was judged by John Reeves & Jason Weatherill and the winner received a family ticket to The Forbidden Corner, a best costume […]

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The Guardian’s Top Reader’s Tip

Read The Guardian’s UK family attractions article. The Guardian newspaper asked its readers for their recommendations for the best family attractions in the UK. Once all the entries were in the winning tip was decided to be from ‘Lara999’ recommending The Forbidden Corner!

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Atomic Kitten Visits For Photo Shoot

Last year we were pleased to welcome ex-Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton on a visit to The Forbidden Corner. Natasha spent the day, along with husband and two boys, and also took part in a photo shoot for an article in The Sun newspaper, all in celebration of The Forbidden Corner being voted No.1 day out […]

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Little Chef Have Voted Us Best Family Day Out!

The Forbidden Corner has recently just been voted the number one family day out by members of the public for Little Chef’s travel guide, which lists Britain’s most popular destinations. The Forbidden Corner topped a list of 51 family destinations ranging from well known attractions, pipping Brighton Pier and York to the top spot, as […]

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