The Quest – Brass Coin Rubbings

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 to find them all.

Each coin contains a letter, you will have to explore our gardens and folly to discover every coin and take a brass rubbing of each. The Quest is to find all 15 coins which will spell out the name of a well known tourist attraction.
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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 book

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 three as they set out to explore the enchanted world filled with interesting characters, mazes and surprises that fill The Forbidden Corner.

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Father Christmas is Coming!

Meet Father Christmas at The Forbidden Corner, Tupgill Park Estate near Middleham.

Father Christmas is Coming to The Forbidden Corner

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’.

The Guardian

We are extremely happy to see that The Forbidden Corner was included in the list that is currently being shown on The Guardian’s website. The other top ten attractions feature tree high adventures, car exploration and open farms. It is always good to see our unique gardens feature in a list such as this as it means that The Forbidden Corner is still entertaining families that visit the Yorkshire Dales.

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2011 Halloween Fancy Dress Competition Results

2011 Halloween Fancy Dress

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 trophy and an Forbidden Corner goodie bag. Runners up received a goodie bag and everyone else who took part got a gift too.

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Little Chef Have Voted Us Best Family Day Out!

Little Chef 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 well as other big names such as Alton Towers, London Zoo and the Eden Project.

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