York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site

Terry Avenue, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 1JQ

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  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

A popular holiday site in North Yorkshire, York Rowntree Park Club Site offers level pitches located on the banks of the River Ouse. Some pitches have attractive hedging and glades which provide not only a scenic treat but also ensure your privacy. The caravan park is within easy walking distance of the beautiful and historic city of York and also makes for an excellent base from which to explore the Yorkshire area. York itself has so much to see and do that you'll find the time can slip by all too easily. Using a pedestrian gate at the back of the site leads you to a parade of local shops, including a fantastic fish and chip shop with cafe, Indian and Thai restaurants and numerous takeaways as well as a selection of Cafe's, food and convenience shops.

Although the site is near to the city centre, it is peaceful and has a lovely rural feel, with pleasant walks down the side of the river to the Millennium bridge and more. York Rowntree Park Club Site is ideal for those wishing to visit York Minster - the largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Do include a walk to the city's medieval walls and the Shambles to get a feel of the old city with its medieval timber framed houses. You may also stumble across Snickelways of York which is a collection of small street and footpaths. Why not walk down Whip-ma-whop-ma-gate: a street of historical interest which is the shortest street in York with the longest name. Whilst staying at York Rowntree Park why not call in at the many real ale pubs, The York Dungeons, Jorvik Viking Centre and take a time-car, which will transport you back to the city's distant past. Should you have any budding archaeologists in the family, visit the ARC at St Saviours Church and train enthusiasts of all ages won't want to miss the award-winning National Railway Museum.

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
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

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Nearby

Walking notes:

You can enjoy walks from the site along the picturesque river to the centre of York.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest is Sainsbury’s in the City Centre, about 2 miles from the site on Bishopthorpe road. Morrisons, Waitrose and Sainsburys are all on Foss Island Bank. Tesco is on Askham Road, Asda on Layerthorpe, Lidl on Thanet Road and Aldi on Fulford Road.

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Offers available to Club members

Offer image for: JORVIK Viking Centre - 20% discount
Offer image for: DIG - An Archaeological Adventure - Child goes free
Offer image for: Barley Hall - Child goes free
Offer image for: Mud Mayhem - Rufforth, Nr York - 10% discount
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Directions

Please Note: From 17 May 2021 until approximately March 2022 work will take place on flood defences in the area around the site. The normal approach road will be closed to facilitate this and a diversion will be in place. Please do not use the site postcode to travel to the site, Clementhorpe is now closed.

If following the club directory instructions to site:

Cross Skeldergate bridge with City Walls on the right, you will see the *Swan public house on the left. Do not turn down Clementhorpe. Continue left passing parade of shops on Bishopthorpe Road.

At the traffic lights proceed straight on Bishopthorpe Road for approximately a quarter of a mile.

Look for the Winning Post pub on the right and then take the third turning on the left into Butcher Terrace (Postcode YO23 1LS), just after traffic island.

At the end of Butcher Terrace proceed onto a temporary road in front of the Millennium Bridge. Stay left and continue on Terry Avenue. Once you pass the main gates to the park it is approximately 300 metres to the site entrance on the left.

If approaching from the A59 follow signs into City Centre. Turn left from Holgate Road into Blossom Street then turn right at the traffic lights onto Nunnery Lane. In approximately 200 metres stay in the right hand lane then follow instructions from the Swan public house, as above. *

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
YO23 1JQ
GPS:
Lat 53.95066 / Lon -1.0809
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OS field ref:
SE604509
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
J10

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: York
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: York city centre
  • Nearest train station: York
  • Train station within 5 miles

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why are the washing facilites closed from 10 - 12, this is supposed to be a holiday site but unless you wake at 7 you will find all facilities closed

York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site
As a regular visitor to this excellent site, i need to know as to why pot washing and toilets are all locked from 10 - 12, would it not be more benefical to your customers to close the facilites from 12 - 2 when every one has left to visit york etc. After speaking with other club members this does appear to be an issue for many who feel that this is not done in the interests of members, the site is a low maintenance site which should be able to accomodate a time change? I wait with interest your response

David A Grogan

Caravanner

Reviewed on 11/10/2021 14:21

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4 days in York

York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site
After having to make 3 separate booking to ensure we could get 4 days in York we got to the site via diversions and were quickly booked in and got a very nice pitch in the sun Site is fabulous for its location in the city centre and most of the must do visitor attractions are all walkable We did a river cruise/Railway Museum and a visit to Yorkshire regimental museum Castle tour did not happen as we had not booked on line and large numbers of people waiting put us off Lots of nice bars/restaurants close to the campsite and all types of takeaway can be delivered When we left we discovered the barrier fob was still in the van (apologies) and had to be posted to club site Lots of geese flying over the site and they look fabulous but make a lot of noise if you are a light sleeper

gwandtw

Reviewed on 07/10/2021 12:47

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Well kept site

York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site
This is a well kept site despite it being extremely busy due to its great location. Toilet and showers are kept immaculate and staff are very friendly and accommodating.

Andy Crawford

Motorhomer from Cheshire

Reviewed on 22/09/2021 16:31

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York.. great location despite slip road shut down.... Dont arrive until 1pm

York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site
We had two very nice nights here in great weather . The Wardens do a fantastic job managing arrivals and departures in a well planned system . This is a very busy site in terms of movements and most campers only do one or two days. Only negative is that one inconsiderate member decided to pack up at 07.30 on a Sunday . Crashing and banging about it woke lots from sleep even hammering pegs out etc . Please consider others if you want to get up early BE QUIET people are on holiday . Consider others . Not much the wardens can do to control this and they really manage this difficult site well . Real Bonus is an electric battery powered service tractor ... almost silent !! The River Works makes access one way only, through Rowntree Park but its quite easy to get through . Nice walk.. Go back along the river side walk ( same way you came in ) and then cross over the pedestrian bridge and double back other side along River Walk no traffic . Then cross foss bridge right into the city you will find all the boat trips and a few bars here . On site .The locked gate goes through to local shopping area in 100 yards. is very handy and saves a long a long walk through the diversion . We found the Slip Inn a decent bar with friendly locals . Nice fish and chips and local Sainsburys all makes a very convenient place to stay for a few days . Best pitches for the sun are in the 80s on blue pegs. TV reception with booster at hook up if you need it Toilets very clean as per normal . Very good helpful wardens. If you book make sure you turn up !!!

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Reviewed on 21/09/2021 22:52

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York Rowntree Park Caravan Club Site
Stayed here at the beginning of September although superb location and clean toilet block, could not justify why the toilets had to close from 10am to 12. for cleaning with no where else to go. This is going to be the busiest time to use the toilet block after breakfast and people leaving with no alternative. Also the 10pm locked gate was a issue as reviewed by others. That said would still like to stay here again, hopefully with changes.

taillwyd

Reviewed on 21/09/2021 12:11

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Telephone:
01904 658997

Site information

Please Note: York Rowntree Park Site will be entering the main stage of Environmental Flood Alleviation works from approximately 8 November 2021 to March 2020. During this time works will be taking place at the rear of the site and will involve both noise and vibration from large machinery during daylight hours. The normal approach road is currently closed, so please follow the diversion put in place by the local authorities or use postcode YO23 1LS on your SatNav. Please check the map section on this page for further details.

Remember, you only pay 12.5% VAT until 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

All internal shared facility areas, including toilet and shower blocks, wash up areas, laundry rooms, drying rooms and information rooms are now fully open, however in order to continue to protect our staff, we do still require social distancing, and the wearing of face coverings in our reception areas for the time being.