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Approach Farm Caravan Site is a family owned and run site for caravans, motorhomes and tents which we, the Gowthorpe family, have operated for over 20 years.
The site offers 16 electric pitches on a 1.25 acre grass site on our working arable and beef farm. The site is peaceful, relaxing and quiet, and benefits from w/c and games
room. Pitch charges are £12 per night (£13 per night for bank holidays). Please see our website for a comprehensive list of charges.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Tourer storage facilities


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby



Small (11-25 pitches)


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  • Approach Farm, Hollicarrs, Escrick, York, North Yorkshire, England, YO19 6EE
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 53.8446°N 1.0463°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
York: Askham Bar Coach Stop — 6.7 miles
York: Rail Station Coach Stop — 8.1 miles
Tadcaster Bus Station — 9.1 miles
Train stations
Selby Rail Station — 4.3 miles
Ulleskelf Rail Station — 6.9 miles
Wressle Rail Station — 7.0 miles
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 32.4 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 24.9 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 25.1 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 25.2 miles


Our site is 7 miles south of York, follow the A19 towards Selby through Ecrick village, we are about 2 miles further on, on the left hand side, look out for garden sheds for sale on the right hand side, the turning for Hollicarrs is the next left. If you miss it there is another turning half a mile further on.
From Selby take the A19 north towards York, pass by Osgodby on your left and Riccall South on your right, on your left you will now pass Riccall, as you reach the last few houses of Riccall there is a staggered junction, left into Riccall then right to Hollicarrs, take the right hand road. If you miss it there is another turning half a mile further on.
Ours is a tarmac drive with a line of mature Beech trees along one side, halfway along this loop of the old A19.

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

The site is just seven miles to the south of York, 3 miles north of Selby and half a mile north of Riccall village which offers shops, pubs, restaurants and an excellent children’s playing field. There is a bus stop 500m from the site with regular buses into
York and Selby.

Must see

  • Air Museum (6.4 miles)
  • York Racecourse (6.9 miles)
  • York Castle Museum (7.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Goddards Garden (7.0 miles)
  • Treasurer's House (8.3 miles)

Cycle routes

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


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