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- A managed site
- Tent campers welcome
- Close to convenience and city centers
Thirsk Racecourse Caravan Club Site is managed by The Club on behalf of the Racecourse. Whilst staying here you'll be pitched within sight of the main stand, with the famous turf stretching out before you. A 5-minute walk from the caravan park will take you to the lovely cobbled market town of Thirsk, with its quaint shops, pubs, secluded side streets and rich local atmosphere. The Black Lion restaurant and bar in the village is reported to serve delicious food, using locally sourced ingredients. There are two supermarkets located adjacent to the site and the train station is only a mile away so you can easily visit the cities of York, Leeds and Manchester.
Conveniently situated midway between the A1 and the A19, Thirsk Racecourse Caravan Club Site makes for a natural overnight stop as well as an extended family getaway. You will also be in pretty Herriot country, between the lovely rounded Yorkshire Dales and the more dramatic North York Moors - you'll want to make the time to enjoy the splendid views and walks that these two majestic destinations have to offer. There are various National Trust and English Heritage sites within the surrounding area, including spectacular Fountains Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey, Georgian water garden and deer park. If you visit here in the spring, you can enjoy the sight of beautiful bluebells in the woodland. Whether you plan a longer stay or a short travelling break, this caravan site has much to recommend itself and you are assured a relaxing and pleasant stay.
Thirsk Racecourse Caravan Club Site welcomes tent campers and has tent pitches available to both members and non-members. Pitches can be booked online or by phone - To do this and to find out further tent camping information, take a look at the Thirsk Racecourse tent camping page...
Important information about race days:
Members are welcome on site during race days, though please note that all outfits have to be pitched on the Rally Field. This area is non-EHU and does not have a toilet block. Outfits already on site will need to be moved to the rally field by 10am the day before a race meeting. For race dates please check the racecourse dates calendar for further race information.
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
- Coach stations
Thirsk: Market Place Clock Coach Stop — 0.4 miles
0.4 miles Ripon Bus Station — 9.5 miles
9.5 miles Catterick Coach Stop — 15.2 miles
- Train stations
Thirsk Rail Station — 0.9 miles
0.9 miles Northallerton Rail Station — 7.9 miles
7.9 miles Knaresborough Rail Station — 16.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side — 24.9 miles
24.9 miles Transporter Bridge North Side — 25.0 miles
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 19.6 miles
19.6 miles Leeds Bradford International Airport — 28.0 miles
Use following route only: caravans are not allowed on A170 Sutton Bank. Leave A1 at Ripon - Thirsk junction onto A61 (signposted Thirsk). Site entrance is on the left (just past racecourse buildings).
Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors - splendid views and exploration
Several National Trust and English Heritage sites: Fountains Abbey, Cistercian Abbey, Georgian water garden and deer park
- Rievaulx Abbey (9.6 miles)
- Rievaulx Terrace & Temples (NT) (9.9 miles)
- Duncombe Park (11.2 miles)
- Rievaulx Terrace (9.9 miles)
- Mount Grace Priory (10.3 miles)
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