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Jacobs Mount Caravan Park

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General

  • Well-maintained quiet family park close to Scarborough town centre
  • Excellently set for days at Whitby, Pickering, Filey or Bridlington
  • Bar, restaurant, two play areas and games room

How do you fancy a family hol in a family-run park near smashing Scarborough – but in a serene and sheltered setting surrounded by woodland and wide open North Yorkshire countryside?

Giddy up to Jacobs Mount Caravan Park, on the edge of the Forge Valley Woods National Nature Reserve but only two miles from the town centre and beaches of North Yorkshire's seaside capital – and within easy trotting distance of other county attractions like Whitby, Pickering, Filey or Bridlington if your tastes tend to towns, and the North York Moors, hiking and biking routes, Dalby Forest, steamy vintage railways and a whole heap more if you're more of a countryside connoisseur.

Although it's a quiet family park, Jacobs Mount is well set up with facilities and entertainment: the live goings-on in the pub will keep you amused of an evening, and there's also a restaurant, two play areas and a games room. Barbecues are allowed and a shop is on site for essentials.

Amenities are well covered here too, with heated shower blocks, disabled facilities, a launderette, a washing-up area and a parent and baby washroom.

Please note

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

A charge of £0.40 applies for the use of shower.

Group bookings of 4 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.

The bar is closed in the evening from Sunday to Friday in low season. Check the main board at reception for opening times.


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8.6

Overall rating based on 137 reviews

 

86% would recommend this site to a friend.

85% would stay here again.

 
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The shower block was filthy. The toilets were loose .the floor in toil 27/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Kim S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
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    Nothing

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    Everything

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Don't understand why people don't talk to us if they have a grievance to at least show us any problems they may have, so we can either agree or correct...especially with-in the week's stay.

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Excellent site. Clean toilets plus good entertainment 26/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom carl b. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
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    Everything

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Would not go again. 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom peter_m125301 Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The staff were great, good location.

    Disliked: 

    Pitches a bit close together, electric was always tripping out. Showers and toilet block needs updating.

From the manager...

We don't know what your expecting from a park which offers a brand new toilet and shower block, ample pitch sizes and 10 amp electric.

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Nice quiet site, very friendly helpful staff 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Barbara W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Nice clean and quiet campsite.

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Good pitches. But kids need to bring a lot of their own entertainment. 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sam G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Showers hot and get good time for your 35p token. Good size pitches. Own tap with good water pressure. £5 for electric lasted us the 3 nights easily. Cheaper than many for pitches.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing for kids to do. Games room always locked. No daytime food and offer at shop is limited. So called dog friendly but have to be on lead everywhere. Lower pitches must suffer road noise terribly. At least 40 minute walk to beach. No cash point.

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Excellent site, good location. Facilities excellent. Staff friendly. 25/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Beverley B. Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent location, quiet site. Facilities very clean & well maintained. Staff friendly & helpful.

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Excellent site with clean facilities and really friendly helpful staff 20/07/2017

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  • Liked: 

    The excellent well maintained site with great entertainment, relaxed atmosphere, great showers and friendly staff that went above and beyond what we expected when our van broke down and we had to leave caravan, which we were prepared to pay to store for a further week, but not charged for this facility.

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    Nothing to dislike all brilliant will definitely be going back

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Good site, well looked after with clean facilities, good size and leve 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom jackie_t345557 Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great location, not too far from town but far enough out. Was a well looked after site, with good clean shower block. Good kids play area. Good pitch sizes.

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An excellent camp site with great facilities. Will be staying again. 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Peter U. Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Facilities
    Friendly staff
    Kids playground

    Disliked: 

    The location is slightly outside of town (a bit far to walk).

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The site itself was lovely. 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michelle R. Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site itself was lovely.

    Disliked: 

    The noise first thing on a morning children riding up and down the path on their scooters at 7am.

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Features

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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Pub campsite

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Location

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  • Stepney Road Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, YO12 5NL
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.2678°N 0.4330°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Scarborough: Rail Station Coach Stop — 1.4 miles
Seamer: Roundabout Bus Stop — 1.9 miles
Cayton Bay: Haven Holiday Park Coach Stop — 3.2 miles
Train stations
Scarborough Rail Station — 1.4 miles
Seamer Rail Station — 2.0 miles
Filey Rail Station — 6.9 miles
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 36.8 miles
Airports
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 43.7 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

Splendid seaside days are easily had at Scarborough, two miles from Jacobs Mount Caravan Park and home to the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, the Rotunda Museum and the North Cliff and South Cliff golf clubs alongside its two beaches (shore fishing from here is rightly recommended too).

Also rightly recommended in the area are days at Filey for birdwatching at Filey Brigg, Bridlington for the RSPB reserve Bempton Cliffs, and Whitby for abbey, fish and chips and Goths lurking gloomily among the churchyard tombstones. The 110-mile Cleveland Way starts at Filey for those who fancy a hike or an amble.

As it's North Yorkshire, history is all around too: potter along to the historic highlights of the Cleveland Way like Whitby Abbey, Mount Grace Priory and Rievaulx Abbey, or have a city day out in York to see its magnif minster, the Jorvik Viking Museum and many tiny cobbled streets.

Must see

  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (10.3 miles)
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway (14.0 miles)
  • Burton Agnes Hall (15.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping (8.8 miles)
  • Yorkshire Coast (9.5 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:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

Reception is unmanned after 5pm. Please call the site/park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you are arriving after this time.

Jacobs Mount Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 3 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.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Jacobs Mount Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 3 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 3 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Extras
A charge of £0.40 applies for the use of shower.
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Entertainment and activities are available between 04/03 and 30/10.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 04/03 and 30/10.
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.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 4 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.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. between 04/03 and 30/10.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.
No vehicle movement between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

The bar is closed in the evening from Sunday to Friday in low season. Check the main board at reception for opening times.

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