Woldsway

Goodmanham, York, East Riding Of Yorkshire, YO43 3LT

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  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Set on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, a peaceful quiet setting with far reaching views of the Wolds, ideal for walking and cycling and dog walking, dogs are very welcome on the site.
Located just outside the lovely Village of Goodmanham with its Historic Church of All Hallows and The Goodmanham Arms Ale House with its own micro brewery and home-cooked food and close to the Wolds Way which runs from the banks of the Humber to Filey Brigg, just under 80 miles of walking in the lovely chalk landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Also close by is The Hudson Way Trail a pleasant easy 10 mile walk along the old railway track through the heart of the Wolds from Market Weighton to Beverley.

The Yorkshire Coast is within easy reach, encompassing some of the UK's most rugged and charming countryside, from tiny fishing villages clinging to rocky cliffs to glorious stretches of sandy beaches and the friendly seaside resorts of Bridlington, Filey, Scarborough and Whitby.

The North Yorkshire Moors and Forests are approximately 45 minutes drive away with the charming towns of Malton and Pickering and villages of Kirkbymoorside and Hutton Le Hole and other pretty villages. Pickering is home to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where steam trains run to Whitby from May through to October.

The Yorkshire forests are well worth a visit with a visitors centre in Dalby village. The Yorkshire Dales are also within an hours drive.

Towns close by are the historic market town of Beverley with its Minster, Racecourse and Beverley Westwood with a large market on a Saturday. Approx 10 miles.

Driffield the Capital of the Wolds a traditional charming market town with a market on Thursdays and regular Farmers markets on the show field. Approximately 12 miles.

The Historic City of York is approx 20 miles away, with its quaint cobbled streets and exquisite architecture, rich in ancient history. Well worth a visit are York Minster, The City Walls, The National Railway Museum, The Castle Museum, The Jorvic Centre and Cliffords Tower.

The port of Hull is some 30 miles away with a good shopping centre and of course The Deep.

Other places of interest locally are Castle Howard one of Yorkshires finest historic houses and estates with breathtaking views across the Howardian Hills. Sledmere House, Burton Agnes Hall and Sewerby Hall are also close by.

Very close to the CL is the course of the historic Kiplingcoates Derby.

The Kiplingcotes Derby is the oldest in England, having taken place every year since 1519. It is run every spring on the third Thursay in March. One quirk of the ancient rules means the second place rider often receives more in prize money than the winner. It is not run over a typical modern racecourse. A clerk is paid 5 shillings (25p) annually for maintaining it.

The Derby starts near to the former Kiplingcotes railway station and finishes at Londesborough Wold Farm.

The course takes in four miles of arduous farm track and field.

Riders must weigh in at ten stones, excluding saddle, horses of any age can be ridden.

All those wishing to enter must gather by the starting post by 11 a.m. on the morning of the Derby.

The winner receives the sum of £50. (However, sometimes it may prove advantageous to come second, as this   rider is the lucky recipient of the sum of the entry fees.)

The rules also state that if the race is not run one year then it must never be run again.

During the harsh winter of 1947 no one was daring enough to take part and so one local farmer took it upon himself to lead a lone horse around the course, ensuring that the historic race would survive During the 2001 foot and mouth outbreak the race was once again reduced to one horse and rider.

Come along and explore this beautiful part of Yorkshire affectionately known as "Gods own County" with lots of things to do and see in this lovely part of the world.

Shower and WC facilities will be available from late summer 2016.

Levelling blocks available.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Information room
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 9:00 PM

0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

Levelling blocks required

Lawned site

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Postcode:
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GPS:
Lat 53.888774 / Lon -0.608527
OS field ref:
SE912448
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Nearest port: Hull (20 miles)

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peace and quiet at any time of the year

Woldsway
We have been coming to this site for a number of years and have no complaints whatsoever. It is very well maintained and run, Julie works very hard to make it so and keeps the place immaculate, nothing is too much trouble. It is always a very quiet site, very welcoming to dogs, which is a breathe of fresh air. You can relax with your dogs amongst other dog owners,and almost everyone respects other people who may not have dogs. There is always one who doesn't, but that is life.We have in fact adopted one of Julie's rescue dogs and take him back whenever we can. He is blind, so the freedom he gets there is wonderful.Like others who visit, we take great pains to make sure our dogs to not annoy other people.We have grown to love the area and go back throughout the year, Winter and Summer. the best site we have ever been to.I would recommend it to anyone with or without dogs for peace and quiet and beautiful scenery, walking and places of interest to visit... we will certainly be going back just as soon as circumstances allow.

bozbilt

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Reviewed on 23/12/2020 13:40

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Woldsway
We picked this site as a stopover as we were travelling from the Midlands over to Thornwick Bay Haven. The site was easy to find but comming from the village one section of road was quite narrow due to the parked cars (no big issue) upon arrival we pitched up and due to the site being on a slope we just sited the caravan so we could level it front to back rather than side to side (if you know what I mean) so the sloping nature of the site didn't make any difference. Nice warm welcome from the owner with a nice little information pack, kiaboy below must have picked a bad weekend as our stay was nice and peacefull with lovelly views. Took a visit to York which was about 35 mins away by car. Great site and would reccoment it to others. We stayed for on night - 25th October 2020.

the Gilberts

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Reviewed on 02/11/2020 17:07

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Well we visited this site as a stop over heading back home. Julie the owner was welcoming. Due to Covid-19 facilities were closed, hand sanitiser was placed at the gate in and out of site, also at the Chemical empty point and fresh water tap, its a pity everyone did not use them. Due to the field being un-even we had to pitch closer to another van, which we did not really want to do. We wanted peace and quite at this site after such a noisy site previously visited. Unfortunately this was not going to happen, we were the only van on site without dogs (having lost our own some years ago) peace and quite was constantly broken by barking and out of control dogs. at no time did the owners bring the dogs under control, running around the site and messing, we did not find out which one left us a calling card near our car. We would not be returning to this site and would advise anyone who wants peace to find another site. We thought going onto an adults only site would be better than staying on one that accepted children how wrong I was. I accept being on a farm, animal noise is expected, but not this type.

Kiaboy

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Reviewed on 23/09/2020 19:13

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What a fabulous site this is. Beautiful location looking over the wolds and so peaceful. Julie keeps the site immaculate and well tendered. With COVID-19 the shower and toilet block was closed but that didn’t spoil our enjoyment. At the water point, bins and entry gate hand sanitiser was provided keeping everyone safe. We enjoyed long walks in the wolds, a trip to the beach at Hornsea and a thoroughly relaxing time. Goodmanham has a pub and a tea room Which is a 5 min drive away. Next time we are in the area we will certainly return.

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Reviewed on 20/07/2020 13:37

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Woldsway
A delightful CL, lovely views and excellent facilities. Helpful owner who provides lots of useful local information. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed on 30/12/2019 16:22

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