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Shawn Rigg Certificated Site
Glen Esk Road
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO22 5HL   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01947 604949

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Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 7 Reviews
              8/10 from 7 Reviews

Units accepted:   No Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics on Sale 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept five caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. You must be a Club member to use this site.

Reviews:  7 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: February 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Ymac 10 reviews from this member

We liked this site because of it's easy access to Whitby. Only a mile walk along the riverside where we saw a seal sunbathing. Thought our eyes were playing tricks. Basic site with no motorhome grey waste disposal and we had to use watering can from riverside tap to fill water tank as the other tap was next to chemical disposal. To access the site you have to stop on road to open and latch back gate so best to arrive/leave in daylight. Train and taxi both handy for Whitby so walking busy road not necessary.

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Beerstalker 10 reviews from this member

Stayed for 9 nights during folk week. This is a lovely little site and handy for motorhomers as there is a half hourly bus into Whitby during the day or use the train - both within half a mile and near a pub with excellent beer. The walk along the track is about twenty minutes into Whitby. The site is adequately sized for 5 vans or motorhomes with two on one side of a central roadway and three on the other. Electrics are full 16 amp. Pitches are not marked but common sense is used. Access is good. Surface is all stoned (but not the little ones that tread in!). There isn't much sun until midday at least due to the trees. The central roadway gives access to some statics - up a slope behind trees and can't be seen and the people we met from them were very friendly. There are no locked barriers but the locality is very quiet and we were not concerned about security. The owner is very helpful and a phone call away. Note earlier comments about the stream at the side - steep drop, unfenced and tidal.

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Bmsq 2 reviews from this member

This is a lovely site, quiet and tidy. Small site with electric hook up and water and waste disposal. Considering we arrived in mist and had a night of torrential rain and the beck at the side was in full flow with a very fast flowing river across the road, the hard standing was dry and firm, good drainage. Loads of space for our 30 foot motorhome. A lovely walk on the cinder path to Whitby and you could cycle to Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough if you felt the need. The walk over the old railway track and seeing the view over to the Abbey was spectacular. Just take care on the walk up the road to the cinder path the road is a short cut for some rather fast drivers.

Recommend the north yorks railway steam train trips, the steam trains can also be seen from the site.

Can't wait to go back again.

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Yvonnetomlin 7 reviews from this member

We (2 seniors) had booked this site for a 3 week period. Our son, his wife and our 5yr old granddaughter were joining us with a tent for the Bank Holiday. It has a perfect location as it is a 30 minute walk alongside the railway track and the river Esk, which is lovely down into Whitby. Buses also run about every half hour. The village of Ruswarp, pronounced Rusup has a very good butcher, a pub which serves food and a well stocked shop.

The small site is surrounded on three sides by beautiful trees and the owners have planted a beech hedge along the road side boundary. When you drive on at first it feels a bit like a gravel car park! It had electrics and waste disposal and water within easy reach.

However, the site is a nightmare for parents of small children who are adventurous and who like to wander. You cannot open the caravan door and let children just go. A stream runs through the site and after rain this became a raging torrent. It is down an very high and very steep bank with no fence. The stream then runs directly into the fast running Esk which is just across the road.

The owners are really lovely and didn't charge my son and family because they were using our facilities. We are lucky that our Granddaughter just wanted to be in our caravan and not wander. We had a lovely holiday but definitely not a site for Children!

Date of Visit: March 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Bryoak1958 35 reviews from this member

Spent three days at this site, And what a little gem it was. Will mention the downside first to get it out the way, the site IS small so for some drivers it might be a bit of a bother to park but with a quick scan of the area it should'nt really be a problem. The site is a certified site so there are NO toilets or showers, , , don't go looking. You'll have to use your own which is not a problem, , there are no landscaped gardens or playparks for children, , but what you do get is a brilliant location for walking into Whitby 1. 5 miles away up the converted railway line about a half a mile up the road away from the village (cant miss it) if you walk the opposite way 5 miles you come to robin hoods bay (lunch and bus back) or another 5 miles on you will come to scarborough (same again for us, , bus back)Do try and see The hole of Horcum and the excellent Bridestones in the dalby forrest. Back to the village of Ruswarp it does have the one pub that allows dogs in, sadly it's a bit expensive, , A play barn for childre (little monsters I think) and boating up the river, , ALL IN ALL A LITTLE GEM if you do your homework

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: BANDIT11 3 reviews from this member

Stayed on this site for 2 weeks, it is basic, it is small but: we really enjoyed our stay, the owner lives off site and is only a phone call away should you need her, she is friendly, helpful and is full of local information.

The routes to town are brilliant with bus and train links only a short walk from the campsite, or you can walk a variety of footpaths into Whitby taking from 20 minutes to half an hour, cycle or walk the cinder track to Robin Hoods Bay which is 6 miles away for a good day out, or catch the bus to Goathland where Heart Beat was filmed, the pub in the village serves good food and ale, the village shop is limited but there is a Lidl just up the road towards the West Cliff.

From the site you can see the steam train as it makes its way into Whitby, sightseeing river boats often sail by and teams of rowing boats training on the river Esk.

Every Wednesday and Sunday there's a car boot within walking distance from the site and the fish and chip van calls into the village on Tuesday evenings - It's a good site we will recommend it to others.

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