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- 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.
Open from 01/03/2018 to 11/11/2018
Tourist board rating
Facilities/activities including the ones on the park not covered by the free entertainment passes are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written 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.
The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/03 and 01/11.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.
We do not accept any student group bookings (mixed or single-sex).
Entertainment passes are included in the rate.
Check availability at Beacon Fell View…
Party: 2 adults
Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Electric gravel touring pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
Dimensions: Max 7.0m width x 7.5m depth (23.0ft width x 24.6ft depth) Calculated area: 52.5m² (565.1ft²)
Ground type: Gravel
Please note the water is available in a communal area.
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From the manager...
Thank you for your review. We have taken on board your comments and are doing maintenance over the winter so these suggestions are appreciated. We hope to see you again for the 2018 season.
Facilities were clean and staff friendly
A mixed bag of a site. We enjoyed our stay. Pitches need to be better.
Good position on side of hill.
The facilities were very clean and the staff friendly and ...
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Tourer storage facilities
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Lake and/or mountain
Horse riding nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
- Coach stations
Preston Bus Station — 6.7 miles
6.7 miles Blackburn: Boulevard Bus Station — 7.5 miles
7.5 miles Whalley: Bus Station — 7.6 miles
- Train stations
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Rail Station — 5.9 miles
5.9 miles Langho Rail Station — 6.1 miles
6.1 miles Preston Rail Station — 7.3 miles
- Ferry ports
Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing — 17.9 miles
17.9 miles Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing — 18.2 miles
18.2 miles Heysham Ferry Terminal — 19.0 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 34.8 miles
Come off the M6 at Whittingham and follow signs to Longridge. Beacon Fell View Holiday Park is located at Higher Road.
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…
- Beacon Fell Country Park (4.2 miles)
- Forest of Bowland (7.5 miles)
- Oswaldtwistle Mills (10.1 miles)
- Gawthorpe Hall (12.1 miles)
- Rufford Old Hall (16.4 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||Anytime|
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.
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.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash