A NORTH Yorkshire holiday park has been sold off an asking price of almost £3 million to a local farmer looking to diversify.

Property consultancy Sanderson Weatherall has sold the 26 acre Rosedale Abbey Holiday Park in the North Yorkshire Moors.

The long established static and touring park has consent for more than 200 holiday caravans, six camping pods and 75 tents as well as five holiday cottages and two forms of owners accommodation.

The park has been sold off a guide price of £2.95million to a farmer from the region who is looking to diversify.

William Reynolds of Sanderson Weatherall said: ““The park occupies a very desirable location and offers a great deal of further potential which the buyer recognised.”