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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.
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However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
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
Tourer storage facilities
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
York: Askham Bar Coach Stop — 6.7 miles
6.7 miles York: Rail Station Coach Stop — 8.1 miles
8.1 miles Tadcaster Bus Station — 9.1 miles
- Train stations
Selby Rail Station — 4.3 miles
4.3 miles Ulleskelf Rail Station — 6.9 miles
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
24.9 miles Leeds Bradford International Airport — 25.1 miles
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.
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.
- Air Museum (6.4 miles)
- York Racecourse (6.9 miles)
- York Castle Museum (7.8 miles)
- Goddards Garden (7.0 miles)
- Treasurer's House (8.3 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.