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- Family-friendly park near Leyburn with 18-hole golf course on site
- Within 20 minutes' drive of Richmond Castle and Jervaulx Abbey
- Traditional Yorkshire pub on site serving food, local ales and wine
Golf fans, Akebar Park near Leyburn in North Yorkshire will suit you down to a tee: an 18-hole course is on site here for lengthy hours of teeing off.
History fans, Akebar Park will suit you down to a tee too, as it's within easy reach of some of North Yorkshire's top history highlights – Richmond Castle and Jervaulx Abbey are within 20 minutes – and the park's between the historic houses, museums and ancient landscapes of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales national parks.
Also sorted are nature fans (Akebar's in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), kids (there's a play park at this fab family-friendly site) and dogs – a three-acre canine exercise area awaits.
Akebar Park has been run by the same family for over 35 years and was recently taken over in ownership and management by the family's latest generation.
Also on site is the lovely-looking stone-built Friar's Head pub and restaurant serving bar lunches and evening meals – beer garden, blazing log fire and Yorkshire ale fans, this will suit you down to a tee too. (Please note that this is an independent business and not part of the campsite, so bookings will need to be made separately.)
Open from 01/03/2022 to 13/11/2022
Tents are not accepted at this park.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Facilities/activities including golf are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
When making your booking you must let the park know your unit type and the size as well as vehicle registration number as they cannot process the booking without this information.
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- Choose the 'Multiple units per pitch' filter in the search results.
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Electric hardstanding touring pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
One Campervan or Touring caravan or Motorhome allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 10.0m width x 10.0m depth (32.8ft width x 32.8ft depth) Calculated area: 100.0m² (1076.4ft²)
Ground type: Hardstanding
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Excellent site really clean good pub and food👍
The toilet block and showers were so clean and tidy
Lovely clean facilities with large shower cubicles
Green, clean and great spot to relax. Lovely area of North Yorkshire
A lovely site to stay at.
Lovely clean and well kept site toilet and shower block …
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Large (51-200 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Touring and motorhomes
- Coach stations
— 5.5 miles
5.5 miles High Green — 5.6 miles
5.6 miles Bus Station Stand 1 — 14.1 miles
- Train stations
Northallerton Rail Station
— 10.9 miles
10.9 miles Thirsk Rail Station — 14.7 miles
14.7 miles Darlington Rail Station — 15.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side
— 27.0 miles
27.0 miles Transporter Bridge North Side — 27.1 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport
— 17.7 miles
Explore abbeys, halls and castles, pick up local produce at farmers' markets (pop into reception on site to find out details), or take off into the countryside for days of hiking, biking and fishing: all are easily done from Akebar Park.
Head to Helmsley and East Witton for Rievaulx and Jervaulx abbeys, both founded in the 12th century by Cistercian monks and both among the wealthiest abbeys in the land until being dissolved by the egotistical Henry VIII.
Jervaulx Abbey was also the place where Wensleydale cheese originated way back in 1150; see how it's made and have a sample at the Wensleydale Creamery and Visitor Centre near Hawes, then follow up with a sweet treat at the Brymor Dairy ice cream parlour near Jervaulx Abbey.
At Leyburn town, find more cheese and heaps of other tasty things at the farmers' market on the fourth Saturday of every month, and heaps of tasteful bits and pieces at its weekly Friday market, antiques centre and art and jewellery galleries. Leyburn's fitness and squash centre allows guests and also has a pool.
On the outskirts of town, permit the kids a day out among the chambers, tunnels and many hidden surprises at fabulously odd The Forbidden Corner in Tupgill Park.
- Jervaulx Abbey (3.2 miles)
- Richmond Castle (6.4 miles)
- Easby Abbey (EH) (6.9 miles)
- Braithwaite Hall (5.2 miles)
- Moulton Hall (8.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||5 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
The park will send you the barrier entry code via email before arrival day.
Akebar Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 3 days of arrival date.
Bookings cannot be amended within 3 day(s) of arrival.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Akebar Park will debit the balance from your card 8 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 8 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Cancellations due to COVID-19 for bookings made before 1 March 2022, can transfer deposits to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkMaestro
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Akebar Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Akebar Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Akebar Park? Explore abbeys, halls and castles, pick up local produce at farmers' markets (pop into reception on site to find out details), or take off into the countryside for days of hiking, biking … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Akebar Park?
Camping and touring Arrive: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.
The park will send you the barrier entry code via email before arrival day.Read more
- How much does it cost to stay at Akebar Park? From £30 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability