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The Alders Caravan Park

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General

  • Peaceful and spacious park in the Vale of York
  • Nine miles from York via the White Rose cycle route
  • A short stroll from the village of Alne

Picture yourself in a quintessentially English scene, basking with a drink to the pleasing thunk of leather hitting willow as you gaze out over the village cricket green, followed by a relaxing stroll through gorgeous sun-dappled woods and water meadows bursting with wild flowers...

Alders Caravan Park is on a working farm surrounded by idyllic countryside, ideal for woodland walks and wildlife spotting. This serene, roomy park has excellent facilities and its own small shop, and it’s a mere stroll to other commerces, a restaurant, tennis courts and a playground in the comely village of Alne, in the heart of the Vale of York.

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.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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9.4

Overall rating based on 80 reviews

 

98% would recommend this site to a friend.

98% would stay here again.

 
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Excellent.will definitely book again. 15/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Harry T. Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent.will definitely book again.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing😊

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Great few days 15/08/2017

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

  • Electric grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
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    Well kept lots of room in front of your pitch, nice big showers, not too far from the centre of york

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Excellent facility. Easy commute to York. Vey friendly staff. 09/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mark D. Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent facility. Easy commute to York. Vey friendly staff.

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Exellent 09/08/2017

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

  • Electric grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Like it very much relaxing and exepted my dog ,a staffy .really friendly people

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From the manager...

Your Staffy was a star. He can come again any time.

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Lovely open aspect of the campsite. 08/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom brian_o320347 Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Lovely open aspect of the campsite.

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Absolutely loved this site - we've already booked our next trip! 08/08/2017

hannah_c259173 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything!

    - Beautiful site with easy access to Knaresborough, Harrogate and York
    - Excellent, clean showers & washing facilities including hairdryer
    - Pitches are numbered and around the edge of the fields so there's loads of space and room for the kids to play (we were on a grass pitch with camper van & tent)
    - We enjoyed the walks from the site up into the fields
    - Very safe for children and good for them to have bikes too
    - Wonderful staff. Really helpful and friendly
    - Saw hares, deer and bats too!

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    Nothing at all.

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Very nice and peaceful...beautiful country side...very good amenities... 08/08/2017

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

  • Electric grass touring pitch (2 adults and 2 children)
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  • Liked: 

    Very nice and peaceful...beautiful country side...very good amenities...

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    Not much in the village at all...

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Excellent place, really relaxing and a great place for family's 05/08/2017

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

  • Camping pod (2 adults and 2 children, large)
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    Excellent place, really relaxing and a great place for family's

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Beau camping au calme, excellent accueil et rapport qualité-prix. 04/08/2017

Reviewer's country: France Nathalie B. Confirmed

  • Camping pod
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    Très bon accueil. Camping calme et agréable. Les sanitaires sont beaux et propres. Grand espace de verdure devant les pods, qui sont équipés de prises électriques et d'une petite lampe de chevet' Il faut certes prévoir des matelas et des sacs de couchage mais le rapport qualité prix est imbattable. Les villages alentours sont très beaux et typiquement anglais. Nous vous conseillons d'y prendre un petit déjeuner typique et de goûter avec des scones, faits avec les produits locaux de très bonne qualité.

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From the manager...

Merci pour les bons mots. Nous espérons vous revoir.

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Excellent site will definitely visit again 03/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Verity S. Confirmed

  • Camping pod (2 adults and 2 children, large)
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    The pod was clean on arrival. The caravan site is well maintained, facilities are always clean and tidy. Staff are all friendly and approachable helping your stay to be comfortable. They are also knowledgable of the surrounding area advising on places to visit and recommending local places to eat. Excellent value for money.

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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

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Take away

Tennis

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Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

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Public telephone

Shower available

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Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

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Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Camping 2.0

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Location

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  • Home Farm York, North Yorkshire, England, YO61 1RY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.0818°N 1.2414°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Knaresborough Bus Station — 10.5 miles
York: Rail Station Coach Stop — 10.5 miles
Thirsk: Market Place Clock Coach Stop — 11.2 miles
Train stations
Hammerton Rail Station — 6.2 miles
Cattal Rail Station — 6.7 miles
Poppleton Rail Station — 8.2 miles
Ferry ports
Transporter Bridge South Side — 34.7 miles
Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 22.5 miles

Directions


Alne is west of the A19, 2 miles south of Easingwold and 9 miles north of York.

From the North on the A19: after leaving the Easingwold bypass at the southern roundabout, take the next right turning signposted to Alne.

From the south on the A19: 5 miles north of Shipton by Beningbrough, take the left turning signposted to Alne. In 1.5 miles, at the T-junction, turn left into Alne main street. Take a left turn into Monk Green and in 200m the entrance to Home Farm and The Alders is on your left. Turn into the drive and the reception is on the right. Park up and come on in.

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

In less than half an hour, guests will find all sorts of fun things to do. Take to two wheels for a trip to York (nine miles down the White Rose Cycle Route), which is packed with brilliant stuff including the iconic Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, museums and interesting shops; hop aboard a train and steam through the glory of the North York Moors; or explore the wildlife and scenery of the Yorkshire Dales via Shanks' pony...

Holidaymakers can revisit Brideshead at the breathtaking Castle Howard palace and gardens, be transported back to the sights and sounds of World War Two at the Eden Camp Museum, and take in the grand National Trust mansions of Beningbrough Hall and Nunnington Hall, or the stunning walled gardens at Helmsley. If the kids start being beastly, you can always cart them off to the Flamingo Land zoo and theme park.

This being Yorkshire, you're never far from a bonny watering hole - and there are some cracking food pubs nearby, including Aldwark Arms at Aldwark, the Dunsforth at Lower Dunsforth and the Blue Bell in the village Visitors can also see how the local ales are made at the Black Sheep Brewery, which naturally offers lots of samples of its award-winning brews.

Must see

  • Beningbrough Hall (4.5 miles)
  • National Railway Museum (10.2 miles)
  • YorkBoat Guided River Trips (10.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Beningbrough Hall and Gardens (4.5 miles)
  • Treasurer's House (10.5 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:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

The Alders Caravan Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Cancellations between 30 days and 15 days: the campsite will retain 50% of the balance of payment.

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. The Alders 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 £5.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

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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
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
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.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £20.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
Pitches: a £5.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

Reception
Reception is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm between 01/03 and 31/10.

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.
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.

Additional terms

The pitches and the family camping pod are only suitable for up to 2 adults and 2 children aged 16 and under. Adult occupancy cannot exceed this number, with no exceptions made.

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