Giffords

Clapham, Lancaster, North Yorkshire, LA2 8ET

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  • Dogs
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

Giffords is set in a rural location just 1.25 miles from the picturesque Yorkshire Dales village of Clapham. Our CL is a half acre lawned field with full hard standing pitches. Facilities include electric hook-ups, space for awnings (no ground sheets), WC and recycling facilities onsite. The site is open from 1st Feb until 30th Nov and advanced booking is recommended.

The site makes a perfect base for exploring the Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside and is set in one of the most ideal walking and cycling areas of the Dales. The Lake District and the Forest of Bowland are other areas of outstanding natural beauty that are within easy reach of the site. Or if walking isn't your interest, you can simply relax and unwind enjoying the views of Ingleborough from the comfort of your own caravan.

Other attractions that are close to the site include Austwick and Malham limestone crags, the Ingleton Waterfalls and the underground splendour of the Ingleborough and White Scar caverns. Also close by is the famous Settle to Carlisle railway.

Our CL is less than 8 miles from the pretty market town of Settle and less than 6 miles from Ingleton, with many quaint villages and places of interest within easy travelling distance, including Grassington, Skipton, Kendal, Lancaster and Morecambe.

Facilities on site ...

  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: fair
  • WC (exclusive use)

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0.5 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities

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Postcode:
LA2 8ET
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GPS:
Lat 54.101453 / Lon -2.415488
OS field ref:
SD731676
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Clapham
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Beautiful views and peaceful

Giffords
A fabulous CL with stunning views of Ingleborough. Easy to find and very easy to get on and off site. Very generous hard standing pitches. The owners just leave you to it, you just need to go up to the house to pay. Very peaceful with just the occasional passing train in Clapham station. Easy walk up to the village. Very clean and tidy facilities. Whole site kept very neat and tidy. Loved every minute of our stay here, will definitely be returning as soon as possible!

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Reviewed on 07/09/2021 11:20

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Giffords
Just got home from a weekend stay . Lovely clean site , warm welcome . Easy to find . Can’t wait to return.

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Reviewed on 11/07/2021 14:32

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Giffords
The site is perfectly situated on the edge of the Dales and the Forest of Bowland. There are six large hardstanding pitches well spaced out with great views across to Ingleborough or on the other side Pen-y-Ghent and a railway bridge. Steam train enthusiasts will enjoy the occasional views of steam trains going from Carnforth across the bridge on their way to pick up the carriages for the Settle/Carlisle trips. You can see the railway station from the site and there is a bit of train noise but the trains are not frequent. Other than that it is really peaceful. The site is very clean and well maintained and the owners are available if you go to the house but are not obtrusive. There is also a small information hut. Water and rubbish bins are next to the caravans but the toilet emptying and the toilet are across the farm track in a barn on the other side. Next to this barn are three serviced caravan pitches which are not strictly speaking part of the Cl. Highly recommend for wonderful rural holiday.

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Giffords
This was our first time caravaning and only travelled a few miles from storage. The hardstanding pitches were all quite large. We easily got the caravan, awning and car side by side. Gorgeous views of the North Yorkshire moors. Mrs Close was lovely and the site albeit basic was great. Even though we live not to far away from here I'm sure that we will return. Thank you for a great experience on our first time.

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This was the first time we had used this site and arrived late on in the evening so didn’t really know what to expect with it being nighttime. Woke up in the morning to a lovely autumnal sunny day,the setting is very nice with a nice view. The walk into Clapham doesn’t take long and soon we were up and away into the hills. There’s only one small village run shop which we noticed which stocks a few basics, staff are very pleasant and helpful, a couple of pubs (one quite expensive) and I think a couple of tea rooms. A good site as a base for cycling with soon nice quiet lanes. We only had one slight concern at the site which isn’t the fault of the owners and that was the dog owners in the caravan next door who arrived the night before we were due to leave who proceeded to exercise there dog on the site by throwing a ball around 🤬 Lovely site and definitely one to go back to 👍

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