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- Quiet and family-run working farm in the Washburn Valley
- On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park
- Barbecues and campfires allowed
The land around North Yorkshire's Breaks Fold Farm is so stunningly scenic that it's often used by directors from the small screen: Emmerdale and DCI Banks have both been filmed in this lush locale in the spectacular Washburn Valley (and the local River Washburn lies within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).
If you're coming to these comely parts for hikes, the farm is close to all levels of them at the Yorkshire Dales National Park; for old old structures, famed Yorkshire highlights like Fountains Abbey and Pateley Bridge are easily reached, and for towns and cities, pubs and shopping, Harrogate, Skipton and Leeds are all well placed to get to from here: as friendly owner Richard says, there are absolutely loads of things to do within a 20-minute drive.
A quiet and family-run farm, Breaks Fold overlooks Thruscross Reservoir and has easy access to the cycling and fishing of the valley as well as more hikes around the woods and the water. It's a simple but clean and well-maintained site, with toilets and free hot showers as well as the facilities for ice pack freezing and gadget charging.
Barbecues and campfires are allowed: you can buy firepits, logs and marshmallows – from Richard and the team when you arrive for a reasonable extra charge.
Dogs are welcome on site but on leads only, please.
Open from 01/05/2018 to 30/09/2018
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
This is a quiet site: if you wish to stay up partying this is not the right site for you.
Check availability at Breaks Fold Farm…
Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Non-electric grass tent pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
Pitch dimensions: Max 10.0m width x 10.0m depth (32.8ft width x 32.8ft depth) Calculated area: 100.0m² (1076.4ft²)
Ground type: Grass
Please be aware the field is partially sloping.
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Oh wow what a lovely friendly site! This was our ...
Not sure if we would stay again but we enjoyed the weekend
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Thank you for your review. The weather unfortunately isn't always on our side. Hope to see you again.
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Thank you for your kind review. Hope to see you again.
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Thank you for your review. Unfortunately the bugs come with the camping territory! Hope to see you back again!
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Harrogate Bus Station
— 9.7 miles
9.7 miles Weeton (N Yorks): Rail Station Bus Stop — 10.0 miles
10.0 miles Guiseley: Library Bus Stop — 10.0 miles
- Train stations
Ben Rhydding Rail Station
— 6.1 miles
6.1 miles Ilkley Rail Station — 6.4 miles
6.4 miles Burley-in-Wharfedale Rail Station — 7.3 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side
— 45.2 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport
— 11.0 miles
From Harrogate on the A59, take Meagill Lane signposted Stump Cross Caverns. At the end of Meagill Lane, turn right towards Greenhow. Follow this road until you reach the stone houses cross roads, turn left onto Reservoir Road. Drop down over the Reservoir bridge and up to the T junction and turn right. Continue for approximately 300 yards until you reach a crossroads with North Moor Road on the left and our farm on the right.
From Skipton on the A59, take North Moor Road, signposted West End. Follow the road to the end. On the crossroads our farm is straight in front of you.
As the Breaks Fold Farm team points out, this is lovely land with loads to do all around, whether you want to ditch the car for a time and take to countryside, dale and valley walks, or drive a short distance for some of North Yorkshire's most topping attractions. Towns, cities, heritage and family days out are all easy to get to too.
Recommended by the team nearby from the countless options on offer are Pateley Bridge, Grassington, Skipton, Ilkley, Ripon, Harrogate, Thirsk, York, Appletreewick, Burnsall, Timble and Fewston, along with the scenic walking and cycling starting straight from the site and the geocaching, horse riding and paragliding nearby.
And within driving distance? Book for some time, for it's rather a lot: there's Harrogate Turkish Baths & Health Spa, Skipton Castle, Yorkshire Dales Ice Cream Farm, the Coldstones Cut, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate International Centre, Harewood House, Ripley Castle, Allerton Park, Betty's tearooms, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Brimham Rocks, Ripon Cathedral…
If you're along on hol with the kids, they'll likely like the zoo and theme park of Flamingo Land at Kirby Misperton, and the Ripon theme park Lightwater Valley, the high home of Europe’s longest rollercoaster.
- RHS Garden Harlow Carr (8.4 miles)
- East Riddlesden Hall (NT) (10.5 miles)
- Fountains Abbey (10.8 miles)
- Brimham Rocks (5.9 miles)
- East Riddlesden Hall (10.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||9 p.m.|
Breaks Fold Farm cancellation policy
No refunds within 12 weeks of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Breaks Fold Farm will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
Payment methods accepted on the parkAmerican Express