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Esholt Sports Club

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General

  • Family-friendly site in village used as location for Emmerdale
  • Bar, playground, games room and function room
  • 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, a playground, a games room 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.

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

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, any Mastiff or Tosa.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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7.8

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81% would recommend this site to a friend.

81% would stay here again.

 

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NOTHING! 26/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom david_r331859 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass motorhome pitch
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Great site facilities basic and clean 21/05/2018

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

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    How it’s a very traditional laid back campsite

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Nice and clean easy to find 21/05/2018

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

  • Electric optional grass motorhome pitch
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    Nice and clean easy to find

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lovley spot 20/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Barry L. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass motorhome pitch
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    lovley spot

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great place to stay. 20/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom RICHARD P. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Toilet,showers excellent nice level pitch,friendly staff and the old Woolpack pub less than half a mile.away

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    nothing

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Everything was perfect 20/05/2018

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  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Everything was perfect

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Met promptly on arrival by owner. Clean level pitches, quiet site. 14/05/2018

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

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Easy to find, grassed, clean level pitches and lovely hot showers.

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loved this site very clean and tidy in a lovely ... 14/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom ernest_h422222 Confirmed

  • Electric optional mixed touring caravan pitch
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    loved this site very clean and tidy in a lovely setting nice and quiet and bob who looks after things was a star thank you bob,prices are very good, facilitys are good so no problems.Only stayed one night but we will certainly be returning later this year for a few more nights this time. The cricket pitches were very well maintained and the grass round the pitches were nice and short.All in all a lovely place to visit and i reckon plenty to do in the local area.

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Absolutely Fabulous! 13/05/2018

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    Upon arrival Bob came out to help us park up and was both friendly and helpful.
    We parked up as we had come to stay with friends and began unpacking our new awning.
    Dave with the Whippet came over and helped us set up our new awning and was incredibly knowledgeable about the local area, wildlife and dog walks.
    Dave could not do enough to help us and we completed numerous walks with our dogs upon his recommendations.
    The site is a piece of heaven. I can happily say this was one of the most relaxing bank holidays and weekends away I have had in a long time.
    The park is well maintained and set in beautiful countryside with lots of places to explore.
    We loved every second of our stay and can not wait to return.
    We are looking forward to fishing with Dave! He really should start providing the site with excursions!

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    The toilet block was small and showers were top hot and we were unable to turn them down. The weekend was absolutely scorching so it would have been nice to have a cool shower.

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Nice quiet site - idyllic setting and good for local ... 09/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom stuart_p197765 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass motorhome pitch
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    Nice quiet site - idyllic setting and good for local sightseeing

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    Showering and water access for touring motorhomes need updating

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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

Hard standings

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Nearby leisure

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Bell tents

Location

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  • 2 Uppermill Cottages, Esholt Lane, Esholt Village, Shipley, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, BD17 7RQ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.8559°N 1.7324°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Guiseley: Library Bus Stop — 1.5 miles
Shipley: Market Square Coach Stop — 2.4 miles
Leeds Bradford Airport: Bus Stop — 3.1 miles
Train stations
Baildon Rail Station — 1.0 miles
Guiseley Rail Station — 1.6 miles
Shipley Rail Station — 2.3 miles
Ferry ports
Heysham Ferry Terminal — 49.7 miles
Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 3.1 miles

Directions


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

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' worth as well among 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 miles)
  • East Riddlesden Hall (NT) (6.2 miles)
  • Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (7.1 miles)

National Trust

  • East Riddlesden Hall (6.2 miles)
  • Hardcastle Crags (13.7 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:  10 a.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  Anytime

Esholt Sports Club cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

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 remainder is payable on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
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, any Mastiff or Tosa.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
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.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
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
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

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