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Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park

9.3
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General

  • Thirty acres of woodland a short drive from the A171
  • Easy access to the Yorkshire coast, moors and Goathland
  • Modern up to date amenities added by its family team

You might be relieved this site has 'cross' in its name, as it's near the toothy town of Whitby, famed of course these days for its Goth weekends and those days for being where one Count Dracula leapt ashore to UK soil…

But of course Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park has a fair bit more going on for it than that. (In fact you could say that the site has a lot of bite...?) It's a nifty base from which to flit to the best of North Yorkshire, for one, as it's only 400 yards off the A171 from Teeside to Whitby and has easy access to the likes of the North York Moors National Park and Heartbeat country around Goathlands.

And it's set on 30 acres of good-looking woodland, with a mile-long nature trail meandering through its trees, and has easy access for caravans and tourers… The on-site shop stocks stacks of leaflets on what to do in the surrounding area (after Whitby, natch) and sells a selection of local provisions as well as Calor gas.

Ladycross is run by a family team who have been improving and upgrading the park since taking it over in 2010. Among the features added are two modern and well-maintained loo and shower blocks with private washrooms and underfloor heating, a waste and water point, and secluded areas for various pitches.

The park also has a book exchange service.

Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, Alsatians, American bulldog, English bull terriers, Dobermans, Huskies, Mastiff or Tosa.

Dogs must be kept on leads at all times, there is nowhere for them to run free.

Wifi is available at a charge, due to the location it comes in at 1Mbps so it is very slow and only suitable for emails and searches.

There is no playground for children, but there is plenty of woodland.


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9.3

Overall rating based on 71 reviews

 

94% would recommend this site to a friend.

87% would stay here again.

 

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The camp site and toilets, showers are so clean and ... 19/10/2017

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

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

    The camp site and toilets, showers are so clean and well maintained. Great for our dog in the woods. Wardens are so helpful and even helped me reverse onto pitch .
    Would recommend

    Disliked: 

    Kids running round in dark and shouting but maybe I am just getting old.

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Lovely hosts, extremely clean facilities, quite site in a lovely ... 19/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom jill w. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Lovely hosts, extremely clean facilities, quite site in a lovely location.

    Disliked: 

    Nothings

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A very relaxing break 13/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom E R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Peace, sheltered location, luxury facilities.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent wardens. Very clean facilities. Great pitch. 13/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Stephen A. Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything. Lovely setting. Very friendly and very helpful wardens. Couldn't ask for better.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Very well organised site 10/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Peter D. Confirmed

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

    Very well organised site

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Beautiful site that has constantly improved over recent years. Very ... 08/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom nick_b166500 Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Beautiful site that has constantly improved over recent years. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Beautiful location, convenient for North York Moors Railway, easy access, ... 05/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John H. Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location, convenient for North York Moors Railway, easy access, helpful wardens, free limited (adequate) wi fi, immaculate facilities, full service pitches.

    Disliked: 

    Leaving!

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Lovely site, pitches mingled amongst the trees, and great wildlife. 24/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom chris_b963167 Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The size of pitch was more than big enough, first time on a service pitch and although the water tap was too far away from the caravan that our hose wouldn't reach, once we got another hose, all was well and I would definately be using the service pitches again. The staff were so helpful and friendly, The facilities were always spotlessly clean. Would recommend this site to anyone wanting a peaceful and quite holiday.

    Disliked: 

    If I were to be picky, the showers could do with a small shelf to put things like soap and shampoo on, there no where to put these things while showering.

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very welllaid out site, clean and well managed.. we had ... 18/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom PAUL S. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    very welllaid out site, clean and well managed.. we had a great time .

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Brilliant site. Well worth a visit 03/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom susan m. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The size of pitch was great along with the surface. The service ports were easy to access with universal fittings.
    Grassed area either side of the pitch provided leisure area during good weather.
    Access and the shop were good with staff being friendly

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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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

Motorhome service point

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

Forest

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Egton Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, YO21 1UA
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.4613°N 0.7374°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Goathland (N Yorks): Village Centre Bus Stop — 4.3 miles
Whitby: Bus Station Station Square — 5.2 miles
Cloughton (N Yorks): High Street Coach Stop — 14.5 miles
Train stations
Grosmont Rail Station — 1.8 miles
Egton Rail Station — 1.9 miles
Glaisdale Rail Station — 2.7 miles
Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge North Side — 21.5 miles
Transporter Bridge South Side — 21.5 miles
Airports
Durham Tees Valley Airport — 28.2 miles

Directions


From Whitby
Take the A171 towards Middlesborough. Please note: the A169 Whitby to Pickering northbound has steep narrow country lanes when approaching Sleights. If you are taking this road, continue on the A169 up to the roundabout. Turn left onto the A171.

Danger!
Do not turn left off the A169 signposted Grosmont, Egton. It is dangerously steep with narrow country lanes that drop to sea level. Follow the directions as above.

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

Among the many fably fun things to see and do there are Whitby Abbey (Dracula!), the castle, the oldness of its port town, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and fish and chips at the Magpie. And the Whitby Gothic Weekend, and the Bram Stoker Film Festival, and the annual Whitby Regatta...

Around the region are many other famed things to see and do, like fishing and fossil hunting at Robin Hood's Bay, hiking the Cleveland Way, basking on Yorkshire's beaches, or taking the Coastliner bus to the likes of other fab seaside spots like Scarborough and Bridlington.

Inland, have a wander around the North York Moors National Park, Dalby Forest, teeny Yorkshire villages or shopping towns like Pickering and Malton.

Must see

  • Whitby Abbey (5.4 miles)
  • The Moors National Park Centre (6.4 miles)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (13.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Yorkshire Coast (10.7 miles)
  • Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping (11.7 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:  2 p.m. –  6:30 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

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

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. Ladycross Plantation Caravan Park will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Pitches: a £10.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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

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

General
Folding caravans and gazebos are not permitted.
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 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
Pitches: a £10.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

Dogs: excessive barking will not be tolerated

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, Alsatians, American bulldog, English bull terriers, Dobermans, Huskies, Mastiff or Tosa.

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