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9.6
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General

  • Close to Route 68 and Britain's highest vineyard
  • Spectacular Holme Valley views
  • Farm shop just steps away

Heard of Holmfirth Vineyard? How about Route 68? Listen up, Yorkshire-bound holidaymakers, for these are two Holmfirth places that should take up residence on your list of Must Visit Forthwith. Holmfirth Vineyard is Britain’s highest and is visited by thousands of wine fans annually, who flow here to take tours, take tipples and take vittles in the restaurant and café.

And Route 68? This is Britain’s longest cycling route, ringing the scenic changes of the land along 355 miles of landscape from Derby, through the Peak District and on to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Both vineyard and cycling could easily be combined on a Yorkshire camping holiday, but doing all the Route 68 miles might lead you to wine about sore muscles afterwards…

Say cheers to being close to both vineyard and Route 68 with a stay at Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site, a ten-minute walk from the wines and a prompt pedal from the bike route, which passes along the bottom of the park.

The views of the Holme Valley from here are corking (if you’ve seen Last of the Summer Wine you’ll know the lie of the land), all among a peaceful park with toilets and shower block, water point, blue waste disposal and an outdoor washing-up area. The owners at Whitegate have hardcored and turfed over all the pitches on the farm, to keep a countryside feel and to prevent tourers and motorhomes getting stuck if it rains.

Holmfirth village is about 40 minutes’ walk away and will see you sorted with its wine bars, pubs, cafés, shops and restaurants of all flavours from fine dining to pub grub, while Coddy’s farm shop steps away from the site can sort you with everything DIY from sausages to steak.

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Group bookings of 12 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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9.6

Overall rating based on 138 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

93% would stay here again.

  77% described Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site as Peaceful ?

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Very clean site.Shower room very nice. Helpfull owners. 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom stephen w. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Very clean site.Shower room very nice. Helpfull owners.

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A lovely place . Owners are a lovely family, toilets ... 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Marina C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
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    A lovely place . Owners are a lovely family, toilets and showers clean and tidy .

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Nice n flat ,good facilities,lovely owner 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Belinda M. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Nice n flat ,good facilities,lovely owner

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    Bit out of the way ,but that can also be a plus!

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Excellent site with clean facilities friendly staff and level pitches 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Cameron H. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Cleanliness of site facilities
    Friendliness of owners
    Surrounding countryside
    Roomy pitches

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    Water is fed by a spring, be aware of possible shortages in drought situation.

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Good country spot - we’ll be back! 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Suzanne H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
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    Location - lots of walk options, quiet, clean facilities, local takeaways deliver there (didn’t get chance to try this time!), 15 min walk to the vineyard. Perfect place for a dog with a big mostly closed field behind for exercise.

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    It’s just missing a pub within a short walk! Although the vineyard does food I don’t think dogs are allowed inside.

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Lovely place to stay, very welcoming on arrival and toilet ... 15/07/2019

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  • Non-electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
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    Lovely place to stay, very welcoming on arrival and toilet and shower facilities clean and well maintained
    Definitely go back

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Well what can I say but wow another fantastic camp ... 15/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Julian M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
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    Well what can I say but wow another fantastic camp at this site

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Small, quiet site, clean & heated toilet block. 14/07/2019

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

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
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    Small, quiet site, clean & heated toilet block.

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I must say, I loved this place. Absolutely stunning setting ... 12/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Danielle G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent, trailer tent or campervan pitch
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    I must say, I loved this place. Absolutely stunning setting looking over the valley. All the pitched on the edge was f the looking inwards to support kids playing together. The facilities were perfect and the owners went above and beyond in my opinion checking we were ok and if we needed anything several times during our stay. For us, the site had a real community feel and we are looking forward to returning as soon as possible

    Thanks for having us

    Lee Danielle and Edith xx

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Cleanliness, views, friendly owners 11/07/2019

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

  • Electric hardstanding and grass pitch
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    Cleanliness, views, friendly owners

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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

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. 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

Farm

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Upper Whitegate Farm,, Whitegate Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England, HD9 2TH
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.5462°N 1.8071°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Crowden: A628 Longdendale Coach Stop — 5.3 miles
Langsett (S Yorks): Coach Stop — 6.1 miles
Huddersfield Bus Station — 6.9 miles
Train stations
Brockholes Rail Station — 3.8 miles
Honley Rail Station — 4.4 miles
Stocksmoor Rail Station — 4.8 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle — 49.9 miles
Airports
Sheffield City Airport — 20.4 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 3 — 23.0 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 1 — 23.0 miles

Directions


From Holmfirth, take the B6106 signposted 'Hade Edge 1.5m'. After 1.5 miles fork right at the Algy Arms public house signposted 'Hade Edge 30mph'. After approximately 1 mile you will arrive at a crossroads; turn right into Bare Bones Lane. Go straight ahead for approximately 1.5 miles and Whitegate Farm Camping & Caravan Site is the first farm you come to on your right; the entrance to the site is the first right turning below the main farm entrance.

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

If you’ve ever seen the BBC programme Last of the Summer Wine of (recent) yore, you’ll know the scenery of the Holme Valley and the stone cottages of Holmfirth – for this, goggleboxers, is where it was filmed. Compo, Clegg et al are immortalised in a Last of the Summer Wine exhibition, up the steps into Compo’s cottage with gift shop, exhibition and the dubious sight of Compo’s sleeping combo (hint: not silk or high fashion).

For a small town, Holmfirth has a fair bit going on all year round: its former cinema the Picturedrome holds live music events in all seasons and is the venue for the Holmfirth Film Festival and Holmfirth Arts Festival annually, and the choral society has regular concerts in the civic hall, also the venue for the Holme Valley Brass Band Contest every June. The town’s pool and leisure centre has had an extensive facelift and is open seven days a week all year round.

Miles and miles of walks and bike rides in spectacular scenery are all around too, from pedalling or pottering around the Holme Valley to roaming around the Peak District four miles south from Holmfirth.

If pottering, take the short walk along the woods of Digley Reservoir or go birdwatching at Blackmoorfoot Reservoir; if pedalling, tire your legs out on the climb up to Holme Moss View Point, or stick to Route 68 and go south from Holmfirth to Dunford Bridge on the route’s Peak District section from Holmfirth to Derby.

Travel northeast and northwest from Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site for day trips at the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors national parks, or dazzle in the bright lights of Manchester and Leeds, both about 20 miles away by car.

Must see

  • National Coal Mining Museum for England (10.2 miles)
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (10.6 miles)
  • Wentworth Castle Gardens (11.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Marsden Moor Estate (6.4 miles)
  • Lyme Park (16.8 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
Depart by:  Anytime

Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Cancellations are subject to a 15% fee.

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. Whitegate Leisure Caravan and Camp Site will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m..

Occupancy
Group bookings of 12 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

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

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Additional terms

Loud music is not permitted; we ask all customers to respect others.

It is totally prohibited to climb or remove any of the dry stone walling for any reason.

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