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Black Swan Holiday Park: Black swan holiday park fearby

General

  • Pub site with 17th-century inn and moor/vale views
  • Easily reachable from the A1, two miles from Masham
  • Walks starting directly from the site: route copies available

Here’s a site you’ll be happy to swan around: Black Swan Holiday Park is in a hidden spot in the Yorkshire Dales and just next to a 17th-century inn dishing up home-cooked food among views of the moors and the Vale of York. Hurrah, hooray and pass the Black Sheep bitter.

No eating like a bird either: the Black Swan food is properly portioned with plenty to pick from, and there are several veggie options as well as themed evenings such as steak nights (occasionally with non-local samplings like springbok or ostrich). The bar meals are served at lunchtime, with a bistro in the evenings and a roast lunch on Sundays with locally sourced meat and homemade desserts, alongside local and guest ales. (As you can probably imagine, all this is rather popular, so you'd do well to book yourselves a table ahead of your trip as space can't be guaranteed otherwise.)

Getting swanwards is simple: the pub is easily reached from the A1 and is in the old village of Fearby, two miles from Masham. Once there, two walks start directly from the site; ask staff for copies of the routes.

Black Swan guests have access to a shower and toilet block.

Please note

Tents are not accepted at this park.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.


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7.7

Overall rating based on 266 reviews

 

70% would recommend this site to a friend.

68% would stay here again.

  68% described as Peaceful ?

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Beautiful site with good amenities and great location24/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDeborah B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Site, staff, pub on premises

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Great clean well maintained site.24/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRosie T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely peaceful site in beautiful countryside. Excellent pub food and good beer. Nice location near to Masham

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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The lovely walks directly from the sight, good pub with …23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDaniel H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The lovely walks directly from the sight, good pub with brilliant food

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Don't miss out on this site23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomTony B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very welcoming and friendly owner/staff.
    Very peaceful site when you need R&R.
    Very clean facilities and well positioned in middle of the site.
    Fantastic dog friendly pub and the food was exceptional.
    Ideal location if you intend to see the dales and surrounding villages/towns.
    Will be booking up again with them in the next few weeks.

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Very nice quiet stay would recommend23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomNeil B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely spot not far from Bedale, quiet, nice pub

    Disliked: 

    Toilet could be a bit cleaner, it wasn’t dirty I’ve seen alit worse

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Serviced pitch23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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    Serviced pitch

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The area was very nice, the site was very clean …23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The area was very nice, the site was very clean and tidy.
    The Hotel Staff were very friendly

    Disliked: 

    Not all owners of dogs kept them on a lead, which was a shame

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Anonymous user

Location was excellent for access to local walks. The food …23/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Location was excellent for access to local walks.
    The food at the Black Swan Inn was lovely

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Anonymous user

Small quiet site in a great location with lovely views …17/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
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    Small quiet site in a great location with lovely views and nicely laid out spacious pitches, would definitely recommend.

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Lovely countryside, great pub with lovely food, clean facilitie16/05/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomElizabeth D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely countryside for walks, fabulous views, great pub with welcoming landlord and gorgeous food, clean facilities

    Disliked: 

    Not really dislikes, just observations -Couldn't find a mop to dry the shower after use but luckily had my trusty footmat with me. Shower cubicles would benefit from a drop down stool or handrail for the less agile of us. Bin compound was a bit untidy but was probably just due for a collection

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Check-in: one group at a time

Digital food/drink menus

Distance markers in shared facilities

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitising stations

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Gastronomic delight

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Pub campsite

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Seasonal pitches

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Fearby, Masham, North Yorkshire, England, HG4 4NF
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.2232°N 1.7080°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station Stand 1 — 9.6 miles
The Angel — 11.1 miles
High Green — 11.1 miles
Train stations
Northallerton Rail Station — 13.2 miles
Thirsk Rail Station — 13.6 miles
Harrogate Rail Station — 17.3 miles
Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side — 31.5 miles
Airports
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 22.8 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 24.6 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Those Black Swan walks first: the pub team has put together details of two local walks direct from your pitch, including a five-mile trek to 19th-century folly The Druid’s Temple, built by a local squire as a mini Stonehenge.

There are walks for all levels in this part of the Yorkshire Dales: if you’re feeling fit, you can stride off into the moorland; if not, ask about the easy riverside strolls nearby. Most Ordnance Survey paths around here are accessible but some aren't well used, so hone your navigational skills before setting off.

Masham is easily reached by foot and has Georgian architecture, two breweries and one of the biggest markets in the area (on Wednesdays and Saturdays); bike hire is available here too.

The Black Swan can be used as a base for beetling around the Yorkshire moors whatever your activity level after a few Yorkshire ales the night before: high ropes adventure courses are at nearby Aerial Extreme, clay pigeon shooting within a mile and off-road 4X4 driving/quad biking nearby for the energetic. The 18-mile route of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway or exploring the many nearby market towns are topping options for the more moderately minded.

You may of course have no say in deciding your activity levels/options if the kids are with you; if so, you’ll probably end up at Lightwater Valley eight miles away, home of the country’s first Angry Birds activity park and with a farm park and falconry. And even culture-resistant kids should like the Beamish living museum in Co Durham with its regular events and costumed guides…

Must see

  • Jervaulx Abbey (3.3 miles)
  • Fountains Abbey (8.9 miles)
  • Richmond Castle (12.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Braithwaite Hall (5.1 miles)
  • Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden (8.9 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Black Swan Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 15 days of arrival date.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Black Swan Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 15 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 15 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Black Swan Holiday Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Black Swan Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Black Swan Holiday Park? Those Black Swan walks first: the pub team has put together details of two local walks direct from your pitch, including a five-mile trek to 19th-century folly The Druid’s Temple, built by … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Black Swan Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Black Swan Holiday Park? From £25 (for 1 night, 5 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Coronavirus
Tents are not accepted at this park.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 8 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.

Additional terms

Guests are asked to be aware that the site is surrounded by working farmland containing either livestock or crops. Guests should respect this and stick to official pathways, adequately supervise children and keep all gates closed.

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