British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS)

BFRS is a Social Enterprise that was created to work in support of the Armed Forces Community (AFC). We support them by working with companies across the UK that are looking to hire, re-train, and offer career advice to the them. 

We successful host National Careers Fairs across the country and our aim is to continuously introduce the AFC to companies and try to ensure they are fully aware of the benefits of employing from this community.

For more information please click or call 02476 939931

Contact the Base
0207 2189000

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Find the best Yafforth walks. The Ramblers Association now have a greatly improved website which is an exceptional resource for all walkers, hikers and young families wanting to go for walks with young children. This site lists everything from historical walks to leader led walks to any really arduous walks within the RAF Leeming area.

Find A Walk Near Me by Walking Britain is a truly excellent and free resource. Just enter where you are or where you would like to walk - and print out directions. The walks are graded and you can buy a specific map of the area at the same time. These are proper OS maps and weather proofed if required.

I always think of walking as one of the few activities you can do for free - and now you can with this guide!

Walking, Hiking and Outdoor Shops

Topps Tiles Northallerton

Darlington Rd, Northallerton DL6 2PH, UK – 01609 774404

Fantastic helpfull staff pleasant experience.

Wickes

Yafforth Rd, Northallerton DL6 2XG, UK – 01609 776223

Good store, the usual stuff. Nothing to get too excited about. Good service provided when you order something beforehand.

Big range, better to order on line and collect. They use a catalogue system in store for a lot of stuff and I found that slow and difficult.

Wm Mclvor & Son

Darlington Rd, Northallerton DL6 2XE, UK – 01609 780500

A top professional outfit who will go out of their way to help. Sensible on price ,Would highly recommend

Family run business.knowledgeable and very helpful staff.

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Another good one. Walkingworld has huge library of guides with a good selection of walks, of varying lengths and grades, pretty well anywhere in the UK. The walks come in an excellent format making them very easy to follow, with photographs to illustrate every important decision point and a proper Ordnance Survey map.

A modist annual subscription gives you unlimited access to all the walks. However you can Pay As Go by downloading indiviual walks.

Crucially you can also find walks France, Spain, Norway, Portugal and Australia!

Camping and Caravaning

Canada Fields Caravan Park & Campsite

Moor Ln, Yafforth, Northallerton DL7 0QA, UK – 01609 777414

Got a fab level pitch by the lake. Very quiet and peaceful. Had a good sleep in every morning as no noise. Shower was hot every night., really enjoyed our stay.

Excellent stay we always come here at least twice a month very friendly people on site and staff happy to help ideal for relaxing.,walking and fishing on site. Local shops /bar's and restaurants only mins mins drive away.

Parklands

Yafforth Rd, Northallerton DL7 0LQ, UK – 07519 167196

Brilliant place to visit weather it's a bit of fishing your after or trip away in the caravan even piping in for a bit to eat in the delicious cafe. The staff members are so helpful and kind. All round lovely place to visit

Nice relaxing day. Peg 53 is outstanding, nothing is too much trouble for the girls. Would highly recommend.

Looking for dog friendly cottages around Yafforth? The 'Dog Friendly Cottages' website looks like any other self-catering accommodation website but every single one should be dog friendly! This saves worrying and going through all the small print. However you you may need to check with the owner where the dog is expected to sleep and the what size of dog you can have!
Dog People find this is such a great website. If you have dogs who go on holiday with you just enter DL7 9NJ and everything from dog friendly Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels to dog friendly walks and beaches come up. The Dog People site covers Bed & Breakfast, Holiday Parks, Hotels, Self Catering, Pubs & Food, Days Out. Enjoy!
'Walks with Buggies' is a must for walking parents with young children, babies or even grannies and grandpas! If you would like to walk around RAF Leeming or North Yorkshire just select your nearest town, length of walk and type of walk. You will not only be able to download detailed OS maps free of charge but you can read reviews of walks and their ratings - and add your own afterwards! Enjoy