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Beacon Fell View

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General

  • Great location in the middle of Lancashire
  • Family-friendly site with plenty of activities
  • Within easy reach of the Forest of Bowland, Pennines and Lake District

You might fall over when you clap an eye on Beacon Fell View, a family-friendly park in 30 acres of landscaped parkland and with rather spectacular views over the Ribble Valley.

Slap bang in the middle of Lancashire, the park is conveniently placed for day trips to Blackpool but within easy reach of the Forest of Bowland, the Pennines, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Golf, fishing and wonderful walks are all available close by too. And did you know that the Ribble Valley is the wealthiest area of Lancashire and has the smallest population but the biggest area? Plenty of room then for enriching activities without rubbing shoulders with hundreds of other holidaymakers…

Firmly family-friendly, Beacon Fell View keeps a considerate eye on many little (free) touches to jazz up your hol: the indoor heated pool, tennis, paddling pool for little squirts and entertainment four nights a week in high season won’t cost you a red cent. Even more enhancing for knackered parents, you can send the heirs and heiresses off to the free kids’ club while you catch a match on Sky Sports or down a drink in the adults-only lounge bar. (A family bar is available on site too.)

Amenities include hot showers (also free), a covered dishwashing area, launderette and a food shop; and kids can additionally live large at the indoor and outdoor play areas, crazy golf and arcade with amusements and pool table. Pitchwise, all is level, grassy and within five minutes’ walk of reception; guests have access to water points and can park their car by their pitch.

Supplywise, nearby Longridge has a well-stocked farmers’ market, a couple of supermarkets, two decent pubs serving good food and – quids in again for the kids – an outdoor adventure centre with everything from water orbs to fencing.

This site is a member of Hagans Leisure group.
Bronze David Bellamy Conservation Award AA 4 pennants

Please note

The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/03 and 01/11.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Facilities/activities including the ones on the park not covered by the free entertainment passes are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

We do not accept any student group bookings (mixed or single-sex).

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.


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7.6

Overall rating based on 60 reviews

 

78% would recommend this site to a friend.

78% would stay here again.

 

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Good family site 19/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Caroline G. Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Pitch a good size and level. Didn’t use the facilities so can’t comment.

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Wouldn't go back because of the noise levels. 16/06/2018

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly and helpful staff, reasonable price for touring pitch, spotless facilities and good entertainment for young children.

    Disliked: 

    Ruined by a large group shouting and swearing til 1 in the morning, making it impossible for my granddaughter or myself to get to sleep. Need measures in place to combat anti-social behaviour.

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Friendly helpful staff clean facilities would prefer some grass 11/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom susan f. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Enjoyed every thing forgot swimming stuff which was a shame but had a fantastic time

    Disliked: 

    More choice in shop would be an advantage But didn’t spoil our stay
    Would prefer some grass to pitch awning on when we come again

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Excellent camp. 06/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Julie F. Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We loved the camp, we had stayed a fortnight before and enjoyed it so much we came back; we loved the club, we loved the pool and the camp was very friendly, the entertainment was great and the bingo and open the box was great fun. We will defiantly be back again .

    Disliked: 

    There was nothing we disliked.

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Swimming pool and entertainment. 06/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom nicola T. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Swimming pool and entertainment.

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Clean site, friendly staff, enjoyable stay! 04/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom maura_e Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Staff were very helpful. Lovely clean site. All you need is there, very enjoyable will go again

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Fantastic site for the price you pay, 100% recommended 04/06/2018

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

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Fantastic site, plenty to do for the children, entertainment at night was great for adults and children and the entertainer didn’t stop once, nice clean hot showers and clean toilets, we can’t wait to go back again 😁

    Disliked: 

    Nothing we disliked but it would benefit from a food place on site.

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More suited to younger childen 03/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom sam_f835484 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quality of swimming pool and sensible prices in the bar.

    Disliked: 

    The toilet facilities could have been cleaner but weren't terrible. The wife also had an issue with the glossy ceilings in the toilet block meaning you could see the refection of people in neighbouring cubicles. A few of their staff could do with some customer service training. How ever this didn't really spoil our holiday at all.

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Staff are lovely 03/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Lorna I. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The camp site is central for everywhere

    Disliked: 

    The flys in the showers

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Lovely break for the kids 02/06/2018

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

  • Electric gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Pool, park, pub,

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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

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Higher Road, Longridge, Preston, Lancashire, England, PR3 2TF
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.8350°N 2.5896°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Preston Bus Station — 6.7 miles
Blackburn: Boulevard Bus Station — 7.5 miles
Whalley: Bus Station — 7.6 miles
Train stations
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Rail Station — 5.9 miles
Langho Rail Station — 6.1 miles
Preston Rail Station — 7.3 miles
Ferry ports
Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing — 17.9 miles
Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing — 18.2 miles
Heysham Ferry Terminal — 19.0 miles
Airports
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 34.8 miles

Directions


Come off the M6 at Whittingham and follow signs to Longridge. Beacon Fell View Holiday Park is located at Higher Road.

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

Beacon Hill Country Park and the Forest of Bowland are mere minutes away by car and both have miles of walking routes across a range of landscapes including woodland, hills and farmland. Climb to the top of Beacon Hill to see landmarks in all directions including Belvoir Castle, Lincoln Cathedral, the hills of the Peak District and the steam trains of the Great Central Railway from Loughborough, Woodhouse and Quorn.

Said to be the inspiration for Tolkien’s Middle Earth (which makes us want to furry foot it there immediately), the Ribble Valley is equally lush and varied in landscape and activities including the 70-mile path the Ribble Way, shopping in towns such as Clitheroe or munching one’s way around the Ribble Valley Food Trail to pick up Lancashire produce or pick wild garlic in the woods. The River Ribble is a big hook for anglers landing chub, barbel, trout and salmon; in the Forest of Bowland, the north-west’s biggest fly fishery at Stocks Reservoir has four and a half miles of shoreline to cast off from.

If your little gems are naturally inclined, take them along to nearby Brockholes Nature Reserve and let them ponder how the Visitor Village there floats on the lake. There are regular reserve events for toddlers upwards including dawn chorus walks, school holiday clubs and an annual vintage fair.

More nature, wizard scenery and activities/attractions for all ages are available at the Yorkshire Dales, the Pennines and the Lake District, where you’ll also find museums on everything from classic cars to pencils; piles of National Trust houses, estates and gardens; first-class foodie establishments and days out for sporty sorts of all inclinations.

City day trips are in all directions too: the kids’ eyes will light up with a trip to Blackpool, its Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Waterpark, the biggest indoor waterpark in the UK. Historic Lancaster Castle is the finish point of the newly developed 51-mile Lancashire Witches 400 Walk from Barrowford, based on the route the accused Lancashire witches are said to have taken from Pendle. And for shopping, the Trafford Centre and Liverpool One of Manchester and Liverpool respectively should empty your wallet nicely…

Must see

  • Beacon Fell Country Park (4.2 miles)
  • Forest of Bowland (7.5 miles)
  • Oswaldtwistle Mills (10.1 miles)

National Trust

  • Gawthorpe Hall (12.1 miles)
  • Rufford Old Hall (16.4 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:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

Beacon Fell View cancellation policy

No refunds within 10 weeks of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £25.00 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. Beacon Fell View will debit the balance from your card 10 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 10 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

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Terms and conditions

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

Changes to your holiday
Modifications are subject to a £25.00 fee.

Extras
Facilities/activities including the ones on the park not covered by the free entertainment passes are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

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.
Tents, gazebos are not permitted.
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
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pool
The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/03 and 01/11.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

For the swimming pool, only one adult can accompany a maximum of 2 children under 8 years of age. Facilities may have height and age restrictions.

We reserve the right to enter any accommodation at any time under special circumstances or emergencies.

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