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Visitor Reviews - South Lea Caravan Park

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South Lea Caravan Park
The Balk
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO42 2NX
Tel:   or  07989616095
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Pitches: 60
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 130 Reviews
                9/10 from 130 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
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 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Dog Walk 

Reviews:  130 in total, now showing 73 to 78                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Teacherandmum 6 reviews from this member

This is such a great site. We were given a choice of pitches and chose one by the playground as Louise the owner said it would be quiet as the school holidays hadn't started and it wasn't busy. We had plenty of room on a flat and level pitch.
Park was well kept, tidy and kept clean in poor weather. Grass was kept short too. The shower block was always spotlessly clean - 4? showers and toilets and 3 sinks separated by screens. There was also a hairdryer. Never had to queue. Also an undercover dish wash area situated here as well as a phone box and you can buy calor and camping gaz.
In the reception chalet, there were plenty of local attraction brochures, novels and magazines to borrow. Also board games too. There was a security barrier to let you in and out - operated by a card. Some road noise until late but makes it easy access to York. Nearest park and ride is Grimston Bar 2.30 return.

Really enjoyed it here - check out Pocklington (good selection of shops and takeaways), anything in York (rail museum, minster, york boat, maze, really good), Jorvik overrated in our opinion.

An excellent site with lovely owners - would recommend. Shame it's so far from home for us!

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: BigTw 2 reviews from this member

We visited this lovely site for our 1st trip away as a camping family. Upon arrival we were met by the owner, a very nice lady, who informed us we were the 1st to arrive and so could choose our pitch. She then took us to the pitch , gave advice on best way to put the tent and then showed us where all facilities were. Lovely level pitches, clean tidy site.

The toilet / shower block was spotless and well maintained.

There is a large play area for the kids with climbing frame, swings, football goals and a flat bit for bowls, boules etc.

We will be visiting again.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Nerys Jenkins 9 reviews from this member

We have just returned form a short break at this site. I would say that it is one of the best campsites that we have ever stayed on. The owners, Louise and Nick are more than helpful. When we arrived and started to put up our tent, there was a torrential downpour and our inner tent was soaked. They offered us a loan of their spare caravan straight away, luckily the inner tent dried out quickly after the rain stopped so we didn't need to borrow it but it was nice that they offered in case we needed it. They also exchanged our freezer packs which was very helpful and gave us a list of places to visit and good places to eat out in the area.

The toilets and showers are very clean and were not busy at any time.

The campsite had an excellent playing field which like the rest of the campsite is completely flat. There are swings, climbing frames and good sized goal posts.

The campsite feels very safe, there is a barrier to come in for which you get a card which opens it for you to go in and out.

Pocklinton itself was a nice small village, the people we met were very helpful and friendly. Even though it is only a short distance from the campsite, I probably would not try walking it with children as there is not much of a path and is quite busy.

I would recommend visiting York and Castle Howard whilst you are there and Beverly is also a lovely place to go.

There are various pubs and places to eat in the area all of which served good food.

All in all I can't think of anything negative to say about South Lea, it was excellent!

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Debbienicola 21 reviews from this member

What can I say about this site but just fantastic. We were situated right next to the park which was brilliant for our 8 year old son. The toilets are spotless and there is plenty of room especially on the play area. There are also plenty of recycling facilities.
All in all a fab site which I would definitely recommend and would be visiting again.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Donna86 14 reviews from this member

What a fab site. It's well spaced out and the owners are great. The toilets are spotless as is the site.
Our children aged 6 and 8 loved the park and all the space they had to play. Everything about it is fantastic I cant praise it enough we will certainly return. It also has a great recycling facility.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Janbo25 17 reviews from this member

Just returned from a fabulous Bank Holiday weekend at this site and despite being full it had a lovely peaceful feel to it. We were greeted by Louise the owner who was extremely friendly and helpful and we were directed to our pitch which was a very good size with plenty of room for awning & car and a great distance to the neighbouring caravan.

The whole site is perfectly flat so you should not be disappointed with whatever pitch you were given. The toilets and showers were very clean and warm, and no queues at all despite it being Bank Holiday.

My son loved playing football on the play area, and following on from a previous review, you feel very safe on the site especially for children.

Overall a terrific site which is in a great location, we visited both York Centre and Bridlington, and popped up the road to Pocklington a few times. We will definitely be booking again in the future.

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