A very nice site. This was the first time we had visited this site. We went with a group of friends with 5 tents in total. The owner was very accommodating, swapping us around with a couple in a caravan so we could all be together with electric hook ups and they could have the pitch they originally wanted! The site is mainly level with clean shower blocks, one in the main area and a smaller on on the other side of the river. We went on the hottest weekend of the year so far and the site was busy but we never had to wait long for a shower. The village of Stamford Bridge is a shortwalk away and has a couple of pubs, a nice fish and chip shop and cafe. We will definitely return to this site.
Great location and walking distance to shops, pubs, restaurants and post office. Good location for touring. The site is lovely with a few hard standings. Very well tended areas and pleasant aspects overlooking natural water features a good place for fishing.
The pitches very too close together, if you request fully serviced pitch no hassle but, take special adaptors for water and waste connections.
Toilet waste is emptied in full view of passes by which I did not like. The toilets and showers are where this site is let down in a big way, inadequate for the size of the site and very unclean, sorry for these comments as the owner is a very pleasant chap and a works hard on the site upkeep.
Overall a good site, but look at those facilities.
The location of this site is fantastic. Its only a few minutes walk from Stamford Bridge which has 3 nice pubs, Chinese, Curry, Fish &chips, a Co-op and a butchers.
We had a meal in the Indian restaurant which was really nice and bought BBQ food from the butchers which was delicious.
The site is only a few hundred yards from the main York to Bridlington road.
We had a really nice pitch overlooking the small lake. Some pitches here are a little close together or on the small side, although it did seem that tenters/non EHU had more room. In any event it wasn't a problem to us.
Although toilet and shower facilities are small we never had to wait to use them. The shower was a real shower with a temperature dial, not one of those annoying push button ones. It was really powerful. Also no annoying key operated lock on the door.
All staff were very helpful and friendly with few rules. We were even allowed to stay slightly later than usual on departure day which I thought was a really nice touch.
Cost for 2 adults with electric was £20 per night.
Overall a really well run nice site which I can highly recommend.
Great site, ideally situated, close to plenty of eateries; Chinese, Fish & Chip shop, Indian, Pizza. Good selection of pubs. Pharmacy and all kinds of useful shops, including a fantastic butchers; all walking distance from site. Absolutely beautiful village.
Fishing pond on site too shallow to be any use to serious angler. (Less than 12' in places found average depth to be 18' when plumbed this will have lead to stunted stock and may be bigger problem when it freezes over).
Very friendly and helpful site manager. (I think he's called Steve).
Reasonable rates, personally think electric charge (£2/day) is high, supplement for over 2 adults excessive (we have 2 kids). By the time you have paid all supplements, you could be on a full service site, with more / larger amenities.
On the plus side, £2 per night for leaving van was a real bonus.
This camp site is brilliant we have been going here now for the past 3 months, and not got a bad word to say about it. The warden is great, he is a friendly person and helpful could not ask for a better camp site. It as got fishing pond, toilets are always clean, and also the site is very clean. Some of the season pitches the people are friendly, thinking about a season pitch myself for next year. Looking forward to next camping trip.
Had a lovely time at this gem of a site. Our pitch was between the river and the lake. The warden and reception staff were very friendly. The showers/toilets are small but adequate and you can use the showers on the static side, ALL the showers are extremely powerful with plenty of hot water. Stamforde Bridge is a few minutes walk away, a quaint little village with several pubs, a lovely fish & chips shop, indian, chinese, kebab shop and a co-op. Lovely riverside walk beside the river Derwent. The site is nice and peaceful, very relaxed with lots of friendly people. We would definitely return here.
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