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Visitor Reviews - Ashfield Holiday Cottage And Touring Caravan Park

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Ashfield Holiday Cottage And Touring Caravan Park
Hagg Lane
Dunnington
York
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO19 5PE   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01904 488631

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Open: 01/03 To 15/12

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 122 Reviews
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Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Frankiejude 4 reviews from this member

We stayed at the Ashfield site near York with our son and his family who were in a tent, we were able to be next to them, they seem to save the middle of the site for that purpose which is good when you go with family.

The wardens were nice and friendly and very helpful. We had an awful lot of rain in the week we were there and it did get a little waterlogged underfoot, but we can't help that.

The shower block/washup areas were clean, although you have to pay for the showers, they were adequate. The pay as you go bbq is good. The free wifi was excellent.

The site is very handy for the park and ride into York city and all the attractions there. All in all we had a very nice weeks holiday.

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tangofox 7 reviews from this member

Just got back after 5 days at Ashfield camp site and have thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

The site is very clean and tidy with spotless toilets and showers. The owners/wardens are very friendly and helpful with, obviously, loads of local knowledge.

Besides the usual facilities you would expect from a good campsite, there was an Australian barbecue, (never experienced one before), a microwave and a kettle ! These are situated next to the children's playground and the shower block; very handy.

The village of Dunnington is about 1 mile away and can be walked via a network of lanes and footpaths; very handy if you have a dog that needs exercising. The local pub (the Cross Keys) is dog friendly and serves excellent food at reasonable prices.

Just before you enter the village there is a large children's adventure playground which looks absolutely fantastic with swings, slides, climbing frames, and lots of other things; (I regretted being over 50!).

York city centre is about 3 or 4 miles away and can be accessed by Park and Ride at Grimley Bar, which is about 5 minutes down the road. (Parking by car in York is very expensive, we paid 10 for the day; ouch!)

York racecourse is about a five minute drive away for a memorable day out.

We had excursions to various places including: Bridlington, Filey, York, Harragate, Malton and Pocklington, all within easy reach from the site.

The one and only fault with the site, in my personal opinion, is that the main York to Hull road runs about 300 yards from the tent field and gets busy from about 7am. However, after a day or two, you hardly notice the noise.

Overall, highly recommended; especially if you have kids, or dogs, in tow!

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mcdowell 11 reviews from this member

When we arrived, on a sunny Wednesday afternoon, we were booked in by the friendly resident wardens and subsequently shown around the facilities.

I always think first impressions are a good thing, and as we were staying for four nights I was a bit more critical, nothing here that was a miss, toilets were clean and fresh, playground for the kids (although we did not have any) was more than adequate, even pay as you go barbecue stove was on offer (2 per hour). The shop was stocked with useful items including some wines and beers.

A small walk for the bus to York, or into Dunnington were there are a couple of pubs and a couple of shops, including costcutters, but be aware they shut around 5.00PM.

I could go on and on about this site, I was VERY impressed, and if it were your business, the wardens on site would make you relaxed, in the knowledge that things were getting taken care off.

One small negative, the wifi was not working, but it was getting work done on it when we were there, so maybe next time

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Italy-man 1 review from this member

First time visit to Ashfield from West Midlands. Straightforward journey to site. Pitch was pre-booked in advance with small deposit paid, balance on arrival. Found staff to be friendly and helpful. Small site with main camping in second field, was basic but with some electric hook ups if required.

At the time of our visit it wasn't very busy so able to pick corner to ourselves. Grass could have done with trim but seen a lot worse. Small shop sells basics at typical site prices, small playground for younger children is separate from camping field (which I prefer).

Toilets and shower facilities are clean and tidy (20p for showers for 5 mins). The site is close to main road and road noise can be heard but this did not bother us, we would definitely use the site again.

Park and ride (Grimston Bar) is only 5 mins away by car and is good value for travelling into York (2. 30 per adult return, children under 16 free). We visited York Railway Museum, free entry, definitely worth a visit, but restaurant bit pricey.

Whitby is about an hours drive away. Eden Camp (WWII theme museum) near Malton about 30 minutes drive away but allow 3 - 4 hours to look around.

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Gardon03 2 reviews from this member

Just spent the weekend at this site, wardens are very friendly we were shown to our pitch which was very spacious,

This is a very clean site well maintained the toilet block and showers were very clean,

There is a small park for children to play and the shop sold basics,

We went into dunnington village to cross keys pub for tea and between 5. 30-7. 00pm, its 2 meals for 12. 50 including a sweet, great value and it was really nice to,

If you want to go into york we went in the car to the park and ride at grimston bar only a couple of miles down the road, return tickets are 2. 30 each, children are free- lot cheaper than parking in york,

Overall a great weekend and we will be going there again

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Tentpeg 2 reviews from this member

A great site clean and well kept and only 14. 50 per night for are stay in June with a folding camper, two adults and a dog, hook up and wifi.

There is a small shop with the basics, laundry room, tv lounge, indoor washing area for dishwashing, covered aussie type b. B. Q.

A great place for cycling and walking, park and ride bus service near by to York about six miles away. We will use again.

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