Esholt Sports Club

View prices & book 8.1 209 reviews
Spacious pitches (added by manager 16 Aug 2022)
Plenty of space (added by visitor 13 aug 2020)
The village has been used to film the soap opera emmerdale (added by manager 04 jan 2017)
Traditional houses in the village (added by manager 04 jan 2017)

  • Family-friendly site in village used as location for Emmerdale
  • Well-stocked bar and function room on site
  • 10 miles from the Yorkshire Dales National Park and 11 from Leeds
Spacious pitches, scenic Yorkshire surroundings, proximity to Leeds, and a pint in the Emmerdale pub of the Woolpack all await at Esholt Sports Club, a family-friendly site set in the village used as the location for the TV soap. It's all in scenic countryside on the edge of the Yorkshire village of Esholt, two miles east of Shipley, five miles north of Bradford and 11 miles west of Leeds. Esholt found fame as the original setting of Emmerdale: fans of the show will probably recognise several other village locations while here. (And whether you're a fan or not, a pint at the Woolpack is probably a top idea…) The pitches and facilities of the site are within the grounds of Esholt Sports & Leisure, which has a well-stocked bar and a function room available for hire. Amenities for guests include toilets, showers, a launderette, a washing-up area and a chemical disposal point. Esholt is well placed for visiting heaps of Yorkshire attractions, such as the museums of Leeds and Bradford, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Site type

Tent pitches 20
Touring caravan pitches 20
Motorhome pitches 20
Open now
Please note
  • Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
  • The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. XL Bully, Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
  • No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
  • Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.
  • The clubhouse and bar are only open when sport is being played, but access to the washing machine upstairs is guaranteed.

Languages spoken

English

Open from Mon, 1 Apr to

Pitch types & availability

Reviews

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would recommend this site to a friend

78%

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Only showing reviews for the last 30 months.

Loved this place, quiet and peaceful. Small walk up to the famous…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Kevin F. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Loved this place, quiet and peaceful. Small walk up to the famous Woolpack. Jim who was looking after the site, was very helpful and informative.

Disliked: Nothing

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Very nice stay staff lovely and very friendly had a lovely relaxing…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 8
Wifi 4
Dawn D. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Very nice stay staff lovely and very friendly had a lovely relaxing few days will definitely be going back

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Great site and staff. Nice, Quiet and set in green fields. Will…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 6
Glenn S. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Great site and staff. Nice, Quiet and set in green fields. Will definitely return.

Disliked: Nothing to dislike.

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plenty of space. friendly and accommodating always cleaning the bathrooms…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 8
Wifi 4
Jo S. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch

Liked: plenty of space. friendly and accommodating always cleaning the bathrooms

Disliked: Didn't like being so far away from the bathrooms.

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Quirky little campsite

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 6
Accommodation 6
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 8
Child friendliness 6
Cleanliness 6
Wifi 6
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch

Liked: Great little site Lovely to have the cricket and football happening The village is lovely The Woolpack pricey Bit if a treck to the loo But clean facilities Jim was helpful too!

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Back soon.

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 4
Lisa C. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Lovely, friendly, well equipped camp site, clean facilities.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Excellent campsite…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Excellent campsite

Recommend to friends Visit again

Very nice area 👌…

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 6
Accommodation 6
Facilities / Activities 4
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 10
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Very nice area 👌

Disliked: Toilet blocks need updating

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10/10 for great site and great staff

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass touring pitch

Liked: Jim’s friendliness, efficiency and helpfulness. The facilities were kept very clean and tidy and the grounds were immaculate. We saw how dedicated everyone was and how hard they work. What a great team you have! We loved watching all the different training sessions and matches taking place on the sports field and were very impressed how well the facilities are used.

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I would definitely come back to this site friendly staff peaceful area

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Michelle F. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch

Liked: Nice quiet site can have firepits out the way but not too far to go to shops If tour into cricket you can also watch a game when there on Nice little walks around and if you watch emmerdale you can go have a drink in the woolpack just a 10 min walk away

Disliked: Showers and toilet facilities could have been a little better not the worse I've seen but not the best

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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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

Esholt Sports Club

2 Uppermill Cottages

Esholt Lane

Esholt Village

Shipley

Bradford

West Yorkshire

England

BD17 7RQ

Directions

Timezone

Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)

GPS

53.8559°N
-1.7324°W

Route directions

Do not turn onto Esholt Lane from the A6038 because of an unsuitable bridge for caravans. From the A6038, turn into Esholt and then down Esholt Lane.

Nearest transport

Coach
2.4 mi Market Square
2.4 mi Market Square
4.4 mi Midland Hotel
Rail
1 mi Baildon Rail Station
1.5 mi Apperley Bridge Rail Station
1.6 mi Guiseley Rail Station
Airport
3.1 mi Leeds Bradford International Airport

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

As it's Yorkshire, walks among spectacular scenery are all around: make for the Yorkshire Dales National Park 10 miles away to access many miles of trails, as well traditional villages and old market towns. If you're feeling a tad inactive, tour the park by car; if not, other adrenalised activities including mountain biking, horse riding, caving, gorge scrambling or open-water swimming. For towns and shopping, Otley, Ilkley and Skipton are all nearby: Otley (six miles) is a Walkers Are Welcome town and has a number of walking trails that start and end in the town; Ilkley has a toy museum and walks onto Ilkley Moor to see the Cow and Calf rock formation (nine miles), and Skipton (18 miles) is where you'll find the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and barge trips on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. Four miles away is the famed village of Saltaire, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with several galleries and exhibitions including works by the artist David Hockney, who grew up in Bradford. There's an 11-day festival in the town every September and the Saltaire Arts Trail arts festival runs every May. The nightlife, shopping, restaurants and museums of Bradford and Leeds are five and 11 miles away.

Must see

National Media Museum 4.6 mi

East Riddlesden Hall (NT) 6.2 mi

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills 7.1 mi

The Henry Moore Institute 8.5 mi

Harewood House 8.7 mi

National Trust

East Riddlesden Hall 6.2 mi

Hardcastle Crags 13.7 mi

Brimham Rocks 15.6 mi

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden 19.2 mi

Marsden Moor Estate 19.3 mi

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Other

HIGH ROYDS HOSPITAL 1.8 mi

Saltaire Buffer Zone 2.6 mi

ROBERTS PARK 2.6 mi

Saltaire 2.6 mi

PEEL PARK 3.3 mi

Local events

  • Harrogate Autumn Flower Show (Friday 13 September 2024 – Friday 13 September 2024)

    Ripon, North Yorkshire 12.5 mi

  • Great Yorkshire Show (Tuesday 9 July 2024 – Tuesday 9 July 2024)

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire 12.9 mi

  • Leeds Festival (Wednesday 21 August 2024 – Wednesday 21 August 2024)

    Wetherby, West Yorkshire 14.4 mi

  • York Early Music Festival (Saturday 6 July 2024 – Saturday 6 July 2024)

    York, North Yorkshire 27.6 mi

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.

Nearest sites

Unfortunately, we have no nearby bookable sites.

Want to know more about camping in West Yorkshire?

  • Does Esholt Sports Club have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Esholt Sports Club dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Esholt Sports Club? As it's Yorkshire, walks among spectacular scenery are all around: make for the Yorkshire Dales National Park 10 miles away to access many miles of trails, as well traditional villages and old … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Esholt Sports Club?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Esholt Sports Club? From £25 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party.