Wharfedale Caravan Club Site (REF : WHA)

Long Ashes, Threshfield, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PN

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Wharfedale Club site is now open following significant redevelopment. We've carried out many exciting improvements including a complete refurbishment of the toilet and shower facilities, replacement of all service points and repairs to the road. We look forward to welcoming you on site soon.

Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Wharfedale Club Site is screened from the outside world with stately trees and offers a rich variety of wildlife. Its two fields are divided by dry stone walls, which are very characteristic of this area. Situated in this loveliest of National Parks, the caravan site has excellent facilities, which were redeveloped in 2017. There are numerous walking pathsfrom which you can explore the splendid surrounding countryside, and plenty of dog-friendly walks nearby.

Wharfedale Club Site puts you within easy reach of Grassington, one of the most picturesque villages in the Yorkshire Dales. With its charming cobbled main street, comprehensive Information Centre and a good selection of shops selling local specialities, you will find more than enough for a fun family outing. There are also numerous pubs serving some fine Yorkshire Ales and some delicious home-cooked treats to be had. Prior to Christmas, Grassington holds a series of Dickensian Days on Saturdays throughout December, making this North Yorkshire caravan park the perfect destination for a festive holiday break. You can also enjoy a walk into Burnsall village which boasts a beautiful riverside location.

Things to do on site ...

  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: poor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

The Yorkshire Dales National Park offers outstanding scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage for walkers. Good walking routes near the site are the footpaths to Grassington, Threshfield, Linton and Kettlewell.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

There are supermarkets in Skipton, about 10 miles from the site.

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Directions

Approach only using the B6265 from Skipton. All other routes are unsuitable for caravans or larger motorhomes: On the outskirts of Skipton turn off the A65/A59 at the roundabout onto the B6265 (signposted Grassington); in about 7 miles in Threshfield do not turn right to Grassington but continue straight onto B6160 (signposted Kettlewell); in 1 mile turn left into leisure park entrance (CAMC site sign). In 250 yards take the second left into site road. Please adhere to earliest arrival time of 12:00 as the approach road is narrow in places.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
BD23 5PN
GPS:
Lat 54.07783 / Lon -2.03317
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OS field ref:
SD981644
OS map ref:
98
Handbook map ref:
G10

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Grassington and Skipton
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile

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Caravan and Motor-home Club at its best.

This site at Wharfedale has to be one of the best. The staff are always so very good and helpful and keep the facilities in such good order. The lay-out of the site is extremely good and also very dog friendly with excellent walking areas nearby. The village of Grassington, a short walk away is a gem. If fishing is your sport then the wonders of the River Wharfe await your pleasure.The site is also very well located for visits to the many towns and villages situated in this part of North Yorkshire.

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On arrival met by the most friendly and helpful site wardens they cannot do enough to make your stay great. The site is so tidy and well kept, toilets are spotless. We were there for the 40’s weekend the wardens went the extra mile dressing up and joining in with the theme of the weekend. We absolutely love this site great places to walk and lovely bar on long ashes 5 minute walk from the site. We will be back!!

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this is a great site just had 2 lovely weeks there and the wardens were great and they deserve a pay rise they never stopped working all the time we where there nothing was to much trouble for them as per usual all the site facilities were top notch

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Due to not wanting to travel too far I changed my booking to Wharfedale and can honestly say I am glad I did. The site is simple to find and the access road is not a problem it does narrow in some places so just be a little careful. Access into the site is to the left of a larger leisure park and pub which you can use if that's your thing. Check in was easy and friendly we arrived well after the manic must be there for noon crew (who actually turn up at 11am onwards) and we were guided to where some empty pitched might be that would suit us. Facilities have all been modernised and no fault can be found with them at all as they are kept very clean by the warden teams who do not stop! I would recommend that you take sufficient blocks to level your unit as some of the pitches look level but do have quite a slope. There are rabbits and squirrels on site and a couple of owls that you can hear but not see none of which gave any problems. There is a small shop at reception and as it's stocked by the wardens directly don't expect you are entering a branch of Tesco. There is a Spar a mile or so down the road. Speaking of shopping we forgot our chips and you just cannot have steak without them - having checked the shop the lovely warden gave us a handful of her own frozen ones. Now that is service over and above what's expected. The site was also decorated for the 40s weekend in Grassington and all the wardens were dressed up in costume - unfortunately you don't get to pay 1940s prices!! Also good to meet a member of the CAMC executive on site - good to speak to you!
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Lovely site, brilliant wardens with lots of enthusiasm.’came for the Grassington 1940s weekend and the wardens decorated some areas of of the site and dressed up ...fantastic Refreshing to see.

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01756 753340