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- Family-run riverside site in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
- Minutes from the Coast to Coast Walk and the Pennine Way
- Angling and walking along the nearby River Swale
Perfect peace, top-notch Yorkshire scenery, and cosy berths in bright, roomy pods: pack a bag and make for Swaleview Park.
This friendly, family-run wildlife haven at the head of the Swale Valley is less than 10 minutes' drive from the market town of Richmond. The River Swale passes right next to the park, making it a popular spot for anglers to stay; walkers hail it too, for leisurely strolls along the river banks into Richmond or bigger ventures up the surrounding hills and dales.
The site's sturdy, timber-framed pods are fully insulated and heated, and come with warm interior lighting and electricity. There’s ample space for two adults and two kids in each, and each pod also comes with its own sheltered terrace for cooking, eating or sitting and soaking up the peace and views of the Swale valley.
The pods are handily placed near to the washrooms, where there are plentiful hot showers and bright clean facilities, and to the washing-up area for pots and pans. If you fancy a break from self catering, there's a wealth of pubs with grub along with cafés, restaurants and takeaways in Richmond.
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Clean and very well run
Ian C. Confirmed
Excellent site, need abit of upgrade on facilities.
Danielle S. Confirmed
Definitely recommend a visit..
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
- Coach stations
Scotch Corner Services A1: Coach Stop
— 5.9 miles
5.9 miles Catterick Coach Stop — 7.0 miles
7.0 miles Barnard Castle: Galgate Coach Stop — 10.9 miles
- Train stations
Darlington Rail Station
— 12.8 miles
12.8 miles North Road Rail Station — 13.3 miles
13.3 miles Northallerton Rail Station — 15.3 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side
— 26.0 miles
26.0 miles Transporter Bridge North Side — 26.1 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport
— 16.4 miles
If you're a cyclist who likes a challenge, Swaleview Park lies close to the route of the 2014 Tour de France, while the long distance trails of the Coast to Coast Walk – a 192 mile-long route passing passes through the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and the North York Moors National Park – and the Pennine Way are both minutes from the site.
A number of cracking good walks and bike trails are start or pass through the nearby village of Reeth (10 minutes' drive), where Swaledale and Arkengarthdale, two of the county's most northerly dales join up.
It's the same distance to Richmond, for visits to the Norman castle, the ruins of Easby Abbey and the Green Howards Regimental Museum, nosing round the ancient cobbled market for picnic treats to tuck into by the river or taking in the waterfalls.
Further afield, there's the tiny cathedral city of Ripon (45 minutes), also worth a look for its Workhouse Museum, Prison and Police Museum and the birdwatching opportunities of Quarry Moor Nature Reserve.
If you're feeling peckish after all that wandering, make your way over to the Wensleydale Creamery, also 45 minutes, to learn all about the legendary Yorkshire cheese... and then eat it.
- Richmond Castle (2.4 miles)
- Easby Abbey (EH) (2.7 miles)
- Jervaulx Abbey (9.9 miles)
- Moulton Hall (6.3 miles)
- Braithwaite Hall (9.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||1 p.m. –||6 p.m.|
Swaleview Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Group bookings of 1 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.
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. Swaleview Park will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer