17 Great Caravan Parks in North Yorkshire | Family Friendly

This list is a great resource for finding a great family-friendly caravan park to stay at in North Yorkshire. These holiday parks have static caravans and or lodges available to rent. Some have glamping accommodation and some have a touring area for caravans, motorhomes and tents.

In this post, I will outline what each caravan park has to offer in the way of accommodation, touring and facilities. Please read on for my 17 great caravan parks in North Yorkshire. This includes glamping sites and other holiday parks.

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Blue Dolphin, Haven – Filey

Address: Blue Dolphin Holiday Park, Gristhorpe Bay, Filey, North Yorkshire YO14 9PU.
Accommodation options
Great range of static caravans
Pitches for tourers and campers

About – “We’ve added all the fun we could fit into the Blue Dolphin caravan park. There’s a world of splish-splashing for water babies, with our heated indoor and outdoor pools, multi-lane water slide, AquaJets, Aqua Gliders and bouncy Water Walkerz.

How about a spot of freshwater fishing on our lake? Or if the weather takes a turn for the worse, our indoor SportsDrome has a climbing wall and a roller disco. And if beaches are what make your holiday happen, we’re just a short drive from golden sand at Filey and Scarborough “

Facilities: There are 2 entertainment venues, 4 food and drink venues, 4 outdoor play areas and all-weather multi-sports court. Plus bowling alley, climbing wall, crazy golf course, freshwater fishing lake and amusements arcade. Go-kart track, heated indoor pool, heated outdoor pool, indoor play area and indoor SportsDrome. Multi-lane water slide and pool tables

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Photo courtesy Haven

Camp Katur Glamping

Address: Kirklington, Bedale DL8 2LS.
Accommodation options
Safari Tents, Tipi, Bell Tents, Hobbit Pods, Geodomes, Unidomes and Bears Lodge an upcycled, cosy cabin

About – “Camp Kátur is an ‘Off Grid’ Glamping experience in North Yorkshire set within the beautiful 250 acre Camp Hill Manor Estate of North Yorkshire and known as the home of outdoor adventure, Camp Kátur offers a truly memorable Yorkshire Glamping holiday.”

Facilities: Hot tub and sauna, a playground at Camp hill. Plus Camp hill activities segways, footgolf, high ropes (some of these activities have height limits).

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Our review of Camp Katur

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Cayton Bay, Scarborough

Address: Cayton Bay, Scarborough YO11 3NJ.
Accommodation options
A great range of static caravans
Lodges
Pitches for campers and tourers

About – “You’re so close to the amazing Yorkshire coast at Cayton Bay that you’re sure to wake up to the fresh sea air. It’s the perfect start to a day full of adventure, but if you’re looking for a holiday where you can spend your days relaxing, the beautiful beaches nearby make the perfect destination.

There are plenty of fun times to be had on park, with a great range of activities to keep everyone entertained. The kids will love the adventure playground, and soft play area, while the indoor heated pool and waterslide, amusement arcade, multi-sports court and mini-golf course make the perfect family activities.”

Facilities: Indoor heated pool, waterslide, kids clubs, adventure playground and soft play area. Plus multi-sports court, amusement arcade, bar & restaurant. Fish and Chippery, entertainment venue, convenience store and more.

Cayton bay
Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Cropton Lodges, Forest Holidays – Pickering

Address: Forest Holidays Cropton, Cropton, Pickering YO18 8ES.
Accommodation options
A great range of lodges

About – “Relax deep in the heart of Cropton Forest in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Set entirely within the Forestry Commission estate and home to an abundance of flora and fauna, you’ll discover a magical place just waiting to be explored, either on foot or on a bike (cycle hire* available).

Located 7 miles from Pickering and within easy reach of York, this idyllic retreat provides an ideal location for short breaks and family holidays at any time of the year.”

Facilities: Forest walks/cycle trails/ nature trails, mountain bike hire, ranger-led walks and activities. Plus archery, zip wire, shop and cafe.

Cropton Lodges
Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Flamingoland Resort – Flamingoland

Address: Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX.
Accommodation options
Static caravans

About – “Set in over 375 acres of North Yorkshire countryside, Flamingo Land Resort provides the ideal location to spend time with family and friends. Guests have unlimited access to the on-site theme park and zoo which boasts over 100 rides, shows and attractions for all the family and recent additions including Dino Stone park with three amazing family rides and plenty of pre-historic fun for all.

For thrill-seekers, there are over seven extreme rides including Hero, a zero-gravity flying coaster and the former world record-breaking coaster Mumbo Jumbo. Experience the Thrills of Zanzibar, an amazing live performance telling tales of Swashbuckling pirates’ adventures on land and sea.”

Facilities: Indoor heated pools, sauna, spa bath, gym and family entertainment. Plus theme park and zoo (passes included), multiple restaurants, bars and cafés. Takeaway, amusements, archery, climbing wall, waterwalkerz and snorkelling.

Photo courtesy Hoseasons

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Flower of May Holiday Park – Scarborough

Address: Cliff, Scarborough YO11 3NU
Accommodation options
Static caravans
Glamping pods

About – “If entertainment is essential for your family holiday, we have a wide range of activities and entertainment on offer. Our Leisure Centre has a large indoor swimming pool, a squash court, a children’s indoor multi-court, table tennis, pool tables, a games arcade and a teen lounge complete with TV.

Our bar complex offers both family and adult lounges, and a wide range of weekend and school holiday entertainment. Flower of May Holiday Park has a fantastic children’s playground, indoor and outdoor multi-sport court & skate ramp, well-stocked mini-market & off-licence, launderette, fish & chip shop and cafe.”

Facilities: Indoor swimming pool, bar complex with adult and family lounges. Plus children’s play area, indoor multi-court, squash courts, fish and chip shop. Plus mini-market, skate park, arcade and more.

Photo courtesy Flower of May

Hideaway @ Baxby Manor

Address: Amplecarr, Husthwaite, York YO61 4PW.
Accommodation options –
EcoPods
Hobbit houses
Pitches for campers and tourers

About – “The Hideaway is a small, relaxed and friendly campsite in the heart of North Yorkshire, that offers you chilled out camping and glamping that’s in-tune with nature and doesn’t cost the Earth.

There are just 40 pitches in a 6-acre field, which nestles in the midst of our 110-acre farm, surrounded by trees and bounded on one side by a stream. It is off the beaten track, but only a stroll from the village of Husthwaite.”

Facilities: Shop. Large multi-use games and recreation area with exercise park, children’s play equipment and tennis court 5-minute walk from the campsite.

Hideaway at Baxby Manor

Jollydays Glamping – Near York

Address: Buttercrambe Rd, York YO41 1AN.
Accommodation options
Woodland tents
Lodge tents
Woodcutter huts

About – “Our glamping holidays attract many people; couples, groups, families, reunions, walkers, non-campers, and the young and old. If you just want to escape and get away from it all, have a reunion, bring a corporate group and boost morale within the team, or celebrate a special event (or just life), Jollydays offers all this in a beautiful location.”

Facilities – Northwood kitchen – New for 2019. Just a couple of minutes stroll through the woods from the camp. You’ll find a cosy, stylish, and of course, rustic vibe, serving a great flat white and a wide range of teas, soft drinks as well as bottled local beers, wines and woodland cocktails.

Photo courtesy Jollydays

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Keldy, Forest Holidays – Near Pickering

Address: Keldy Cabin, Cawthorn, Pickering YO18 8HW
Accommodation options –
Great range of lodges

About – “In an idyllic location on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and set entirely within the Forestry Commission estate. Keldy Forest offers its visitors an ideal opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

A superb retreat for enjoying the most beautiful scenery this breathtaking region has to offer. The lodges are tucked away deep in the heart of this stunning forest, which is also home to an abundance of flora and fauna.”

Facilities: Shop and coffee lounge, children’s play area and forest walks/cycle trails/nature trails. Plus ranger-led walks and activities, archery and zip wire.

Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Primrose Valley, Haven – Filey

Address: Primrose Ave, Primrose Valley, Filey YO14 9RF
Accommodation options
A range of static caravans
Pitches for tourers and campers

About – “Primrose Valley Holiday Park is one of our biggest – and every last inch is brimming with family fun. Bathing beauties will love our indoor swimming pool, packed with splish-sploshy features and fun things to do, including a multi-lane water slide.

Or they might prefer to take it outdoors to our heated pool, or hit the lake for kayaking, canoeing, pedalos and paddleboarding. Those looking to relax can simply while away an hour or two at our fishing lake.”

Facilities: 2 entertainment venues, 3 outdoor play areas, 8 food and drink venues and aerial Adventure course. Plus sports court and range, boating lake, climbing wall, coarse fishing lake and crazy golf course, Direct beach access, funfair, amusements arcade, Go-kart track and heated indoor adventure pool. Heated outdoor pool, indoor play area for toddlers, multi-lane water slide, paddling pool. pool tables, ropes course, Tennis courts and more.

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Our review of Primrose Valley

Primrose Valley

Reighton Sands, Haven – Filey

Address: Reighton Gap, Filey YO14 9SH
Accommodation options
A range of static caravans
Pitches for campers and tourers

About – “We’ve crammed so much into Reighton Sands Holiday Park that you won’t know where to start. There’s something different every day, like archery, fencing or playing pool.

Grab your clubs and try our challenging 9-hole golf course – or just put in some pitch and putt on our smaller course. Dive into our indoor and outdoor pools, and splash along our winding lazy river. But if you fancy a quiet day, there’s plenty of space to just flop, relax, and take in the sea views.”

Facilities: 3 outdoor play areas, 3 food and drink venues, 9-hole golf course and all-weather multi-sports range. Plus entertainment venue, amusements arcade, heated indoor pool and lazy river. Nature trail and pool tables.

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Reighton sands

Robin Hood Caravan Park – Slingsby close to Flamingoland

Address: Slingsby, York YO62 4AP.
Accommodation options
Static caravans

About – Robin Hood Caravan Park is ideal for visiting historic York, the beautiful North York Moors and numerous attractions including Flamingo Land and Castle Howard. A short drive takes you to the coastal resorts of Scarborough, Filey and Whitby.

Visitors enjoy a range of luxury caravans providing modern accommodation in a peaceful setting for those wanting a slice of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. All caravans are double glazed and centrally heated and ideal for early and late season.”

Facilities: A shop, launderette*, play area and Wi-Fi* are available. *Charges apply

Photo courtesy Hoseasons

Rudding Holiday Park – Harrogate

Address: Harrogate HG3 1JH.
Accommodation options
Lodges
Cottages
Pitches for campers and tourers

About – “For fantastic family holidays in Yorkshire, Rudding Holiday Park offers a wide range of facilities with lots to do onsite and so much to explore further afield. Rudding Park hotel is within walking distance with its award-winning spa, restaurants, golf, cinema and much more.”

Facilities: Swimming pool, deer house family pub, cinema, spa, golf, playground and games room.

Photo courtesy Rudding Park

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Swinton Bivouac – Near Ripon

Address: Swinton Bivouac, Masham, Ripon,, Ilton, Ripon HG4 4JZ.
Accommodation options
Tree Lodges
Meadow Yurts

About – “Swinton Bivouac is part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate and a rural experience for friends and family. Sited in a beautiful location, it is one of the most picturesque settings in the Yorkshire Dales.

Home to rustic Tree Lodges, built using traditional round wood timber framing techniques, meadow Yurts, the Loft & Snug and the Druid’s Temple, a local historical site and impressive folly constructed during the late 1800s.

As you walk through the woodland there are breath-taking views over the moorland and valley below.”

Facilities: Druids temple with forest walks and cycling. Cafe bistro, bird of prey experiences, small play area.

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Read our review.

Swinton Bivouac

Thornwick Bay, Haven – Flamborough

Address: N Marine Rd, Flamborough, East Yorkshire YO15 1AU.
Accommodation options
A range of static caravans
Pitches for campers and tourers

About – “This is the youngest member of the Haven family – and it’s got its own special recipe for serving up fun every day. You’ll still find all your familiar favourites, like Splash and Bounce and water slides in our heated indoor pool, plus archery coaching and Futsal to Football.

But we’re doubling down on fun, with new ideas like the all-weather Activity Barn, Segway rides and extra-special entertainment. The Thornwick Bay Entertainment Cast put on big productions in the evening, while our Seaside Streetside pop-up performers make all the park a stage!”

Facilities: 2 entertainment venues, 3 food and drink venues, 3 heated indoor pools and adventure trail. Plus coarse fishing lake, amusements arcade, indoor play area and indoor SportsDrome. Nature trail, pool tables and water slide.

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Photo courtesy Haven

Wigwam Holidays Glamping, Ball Hall Farm – Near York

Address: Ballhall Ln, Storwood, York YO42 4TD
Accommodation options
Wigwam cabin

About – “Relax and unwind on your glamping holiday in Yorkshire with Wigwam® Holidays Ball Hall Farm. Your luxury Wigwam® Cabin is nestled among native woodland in a secluded hideaway. Wigwam® Holidays Ball Hall is set on stunning farmland, tucked away in the Yorkshire countryside and is far away from the daily grind. 

All the cabins overlook a stunning wildlife lake and are surrounded by native woodland. The site consists of nine Deluxe en suite cabins and three Wigwam Lodge Fully Accessible cabins which are suitable for wheelchairs, families of 5, or those simply requiring more space.”

Facilities: Large 3-acre wildlife lake.

Photo courtesy Wigwam Holidays

Woodland Lakes Holidays – Thirsk

Address: Coney Carth Lane, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk YO7 4NJ.
Accommodation options –
A range of lodges and holiday homes

About – “Woodland Lakes Lodges is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, a luxurious retreat set around tranquil fishing lakes in a relaxed and picturesque setting close to the city of York. Perfect for the whole family to unwind and explore the wealth of lush countryside, quaint market towns and treasure troves of historic gems.

These traditionally built lodges unite space, home comfort and luxury, with hot tubs inviting you to relax, along with fishing on the doorstep – the impressive, well-stocked lakes offer carp, ghost carp and coy carp to name but a few, and cater for pleasure and match angling for all ages and abilities.”

Facilities – 13 well-stocked fishing lakes and children’s play area

Photo courtesy Hoseasons

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