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Visitor Reviews - Knaresborough Caravan Club Site

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Knaresborough Caravan Club Site
New Road
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
HG5 9HH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01423 860196

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Pitches: 71
Open: 27/02 To 04/01

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 60 Reviews
              8/10 from 60 Reviews

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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fidibury 31 reviews from this member

This was our first visit to this site and we will certainly be back. It is a lovely site approximately 2 miles outside of Knaresborough. Facilities are spotless. The wardens are very friendly and very helpful. Mobile phone and Internet signal is poor on the site - or it was on our pitch (no 49). TV reception is good. The dogs loved watching the rabbits though on the large grass area next to our pitch.

There is an on site Bistro and Bar. We actually had a takeaway from there on our first night - it was even plated up for us and we certainly couldn't fault it. Would definitely recommend. There is a small children's play area and a dog walk on site. The Nidd Gorge is just a 5 minute walk from the site. Lots of lovely walks for the dogs. We walked into Knaresborough this way - it brings you to the entrance to Mother Shiptons Cave - worth a visit.

Knaresborough is a lovely place with a good selection of shops and cafes. The walk back to the site along the main road is quicker but it is a busy road and the paths are narrow in places.

Would certainly recommend this site

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jovis 1 review from this member

A nice well kept site. We had a two night stay and as we couldn't access the bistro on the first night the wardens directed us to the Guy Fawkes Arms pub. The food was excellent but I would advise that you book in advance as we couldn't get seated until 9pm. We managed to order a takeaway from the campsite bistro on the second night but if we are honest it tasted very bland and was very poor quality. We would not eat from the bistro again and that is reflected in our rating.

Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: G.schofield 6 reviews from this member

Spent 2 nights here and would recommend to all. The wardens are extremely helpful and the facilities are excellent. Lovely hot showers and spotlessly clean. The site has a bistro but as we were there for the first day of opening it wasn't open until the Sunday. So the wardens directed us to the Guy Faulks pub just a 10 minute walk away. The pub was lovely and the food excellent, definitely recommend going and eating there. There is also great walking at Nidd Gorge, which is 5 mins walk from the sight.

We will be returning some time soon, so we can sample the bistro.

Date of Visit: December 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Brendanr2004 324 reviews from this member


Located on the outskirts of Knaresborough, the site makes a good base for the town as well as Harrogate which is a few miles further away. There's a bus stop at the site entrance with services running to both towns. Within walking distance is a scenic gorge and forest.


Usual CC standards with spotless facilities and reliable service. Good cafe on site.


Approximately £18 per night.

Great site.

Date of Visit: December 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Graeme_Cooke 8 reviews from this member

We have just returned from a three night stay here. Although this our second visit to the site in 2014 (having stayed for two nights in October) I forgot to review it last time.

This is the only Caravan Club site we've stayed on so I can't compare it with the others. As sites go it is well laid out with plenty of space for everybody and reasonably sized pitches. The toilet block was always clean and very warm. The wardens are helpful as you'd expect and there is an on site bistro which does a mean fish and chips. There is a small dog walk on site too and play park although with older children this wasn't something we used. There is also a small shop at reception but it only carries the basics.

We love the area and like to visit Knaresborough and neighbouring Harrogate. York can easily be reached along the A59 too.

We have already booked to go back in summer so we can explore the Nidd Gorge with the dog.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lbarkas 50 reviews from this member

Stayed for four nights during the lovely 'Indian summer' spell. Site was busy and at full occupancy for most of our stay so luckily we had booked some weeks ago. Fortunately were able to get our preference of a hardstanding with a sunny aspect. Arriving on a Sunday, we decided to book a table at the on site bistro and the roast was delicious. Beef was tender, assorted veggies freshly prepared, Yorkshires puffed up and crispy. Good value with a bottle of red, us both having two courses, coming in at just over £30. Used one of the leaflets from reception to do a walk from the site which took us along the river into Knaresborough. Had a run out to Masham which is a pretty village/town - good light lunch at Johnny Baghdad's cafe near the church. On our last full day we went to Harrogate where Betty's is a 'must' for us even though we had been before - just full of charm and good service that is lacking in so many eateries these days. We would like to use the site again sometime.

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