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Visitor Reviews - High Rigg Farm

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High Rigg Farm
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO18 7LP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01751 460269

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Pitches: 6 Caravans + 10 Tents
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 59 Reviews
              9/10 from 59 Reviews

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Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: LeedsJohn 1 review from this member

This is a superb small, quiet, simple site which suited us perfectly. It's family friendly with plenty of field to play on, farm animals all around for the children to explore, and in the middle of Dalby Forest with loads of activities to enjoy. Including an excellent playground. There are also, of course, forest trails for mountain biking at all levels of experience.

A trip to the East coast beaches or to York is easy to fit in to a holiday.

The welcome is warm and friendly with plenty of advice regarding the local area. The farm also sells its own burgers. Sausages and pork chops which are just so, so tasty!

The shower block is fine with plenty of hot water and always kept clean. There is also an excellent washing up room.

The site is a little off the beaten track but shops of all sorts are only a few miles away so there is no real problem.

Yes, this is a quiet site with no late night noise allowed but that is exactly what we want. We have just returned from our 2nd visit and will be back there next year!

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: GeekyGirl1 2 reviews from this member

We stayed for a week (2 adults, 6 year old and 2 year old and 2 dogs). This is an amazing campsite! Really nice and quiet and nicely off the roads but still 10 minutes away from Thornton-le dale for shops.

There is a toilet block with washing up room; 2 standard showers and a larger shower room; male and female toilets with 2 in each. Showers could do with being slightly stronger or not as widely spread out (I have really thick hair that takes a bit to get shampoo out)

It is a basic toilet block but always nice and clean and warm.

There is a freezer available in the owners house for freezer blocks.

The site is a triangle shape going away from the toilet blocks with tents going down each side and pods towards the end point. The best feature of this site is the space in the middle for kids to play. The site rule of 5mph for cars is strictly controlled and it meant I was happy with my kids playing out. The hedges on each side kept them contained so the only exit was up the field towards the entrance.

The ground is nice and flat with only the slightest incline.

Others have commented on the 10pm noise rule - we never saw/heard the owner to enforce this but we were always in bed by 10pm and it was nice and quiet.

Fabulous site - already wanting to come back!

Locally there are lots of walks, two local playgrounds. The site cost includes the fee for entrance to the forest drive.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sandersadrn 1 review from this member

We stayed for two nights during the very cold spell at the end of April. On the second night we were given a quilt to use and also offered one of there camping pods if we wanted, nothing was too much trouble.

The campsite itself is in a stunning location in Dalby Forest, beautifully maintained. The breakfast rolls are really good, home baked bread, their own sausages and eggs.

This site represents what proper camping is all about and should be applauded for it.

Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Piebald pickles 6 reviews from this member

What a gem of a place. Super flat field, well kept and great services.

Toilet and shower block were super, showers always lovely and warm, and no issue with them being push button, plus had a place for shampoo etc, and plenty of hooks for clothes!

Biking was superb from the site, and was great to have a bike wash off when we got back, a little muddy!

Great site rules, just loved the peace and quiet.

Being on the farm was fab, to see the pigs etc just super.

Great owners, super place, would love to go back.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lordielordie 6 reviews from this member

Don't really want to tell anyone about this site!

If you want peace and quiet but with country sounds then this is the place.

Fantastic level site on grass with plenty of 'space' around you we took our dog who had a double length of tether and could play happily without upsetting those who look disapprovingly on dogs.

The farm is a great place and the farmer and his wife work tirelessly but have time to stroke our dog and chat about the farm and their animals, great animal husbandry.

Shower block and washing families are some of the best we stayed at and heated towel rail (luxury) in one shower room, plenty of room and the added bonus of a drying room. 2 washing up sinks.

Good fair rules on board outside so no ones in any doubt about what behaviour is expected, we liked the 10 pm noise curfew, other sites please note!

Good walking, biking as you would expect in Dalby Forest.

Pickering not far away for the wonderful steam railway.

Have recommended the site to friends and if we visit that part of Yorkshire again we will definitely stay there, wished we had stayed longer.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mollcampers 4 reviews from this member

Visited this site in June. We chose this site as it was a perfect location, situated in Dalby Forest, for what we wanted for our biking holiday. The site location was good, well sheltered and level. We wanted a nice peaceful holiday to unwind, and the bike trails in Dalby Forest were superb.

The facilities on site were good but feel there could be room for improvement. Showers were always hot but the cubicles would be better if they had been somewhere to put your toiletries and more hooks to hang your clothes and towel. The toilet/washroom had NOWHERE AT ALL to hang towels and only had two wash basins and only one in the gents. If it was a busy time of year, I can just imagine the queues. This could easily be rectified with a small stand or extra hooks. Also, the bins were not emptied for a whole week and hand wipes only replaced when we asked. They like their rules here. There is a 10. 30pm noise curfew, no problem, but one evening we were talking with fellow campers in our tent and got 'told off' twice for being too noisy! We were shocked and felt that we did not need to be treated like naughty children. The following morning we mentioned this to our neighbours and they said they had not heard a thing! A GREAT site, but as others have also said, watch out for the rules!

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